Learning Diary_PGP09160 .docx - Learning Diary In session 2 we discussed how tech giants like Apple Facebook Google Amazon have disrupted the world

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Learning Diary In session 2, we discussed how tech giants like Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon have disrupted the world. These tech giants of the world are known for the following services: Amazon- online retailing, amazon Web Services(AWS), advertising and marketing for suppliers Apple- IOS operating system, applications and Itunes, Siri for search Facebook- Social network , Facebook exchange network Google- online advertisement, online search, android OS, Youtube These companies basically provide digital infrastructure to other small players which makes them different from rest of the companies. They have digitally disrupted the industry by starting with low cost and provide high performance in no time. Concept of Moat: The word “Moat” seems so ancient but is very important in the current digital transformation scenario. “Moat is a deep, broad ditch which surrounds a castle. It is either dry or filled with water and is aimed to act as a line of defence.” This concept is being used by companies nowadays to protect their business against replication and other threats which creates a high barrier to entry. It provides unique advantage and let companies stay ahead of their competitors. This moat could be in form of a brand,, technology, Intellectual property etc. The size, might and scale of computer networks, infrastructure and logistic machines of these four giants acts as a moat for them. In a report by Blooomberg, it is mentioned the irony of last decade of flourishing startups. Many of the startups would have not even exist if they didn’t use the computing power of Amazon Web services, customer acquisition through facebook or routing system by Google for that matter. Most of the startups are
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