What drives Distress in Digital Media?

I’ve been asked a lot recently why Digital Media companies end up being distressed/bankrupt. People seem to get why retailers end up dead, why e-commerce doesn’t make it, but don’t understand why Digital Media can take a hit. To paraphrase, “all distress tastes like chicken”.    Distressed digital media companies face two main categories of Read more

Debunking AI Hype, or Why AI is just table stakes now.

 This week, I ran into a group of friends visiting an office to review a company’s product that had newly integrated AI.  It struck me as rather odd that they were willing to pay extra for this feature. The truth is, most AI solutions available today are simply integrating APIs like OpenAI’s GPT-4. Rarely are Read more