Phones, TVa s, PDAa s, watches and even fridges are rapidly taking the place of the PC. Now Europea s proliferating channels and devices -- plus its multiple cultures and languages -- are writing tomorrowa s rules. Part field book, part manifesto, and part behind--the--scenes expose, Promiscuous Customers, Invisible Brands is a practical guide which leads the reader through the cycle of strategy, specification, planning and implementation of an e--business. It balances crisp observation with just--in--time pragmatism, on a solid foundation of value and quality management. Created by two of Britaina s most experienced and visionary strategists, Promiscuous Customers, Invisible Brands provides the insights, the framework and the toolkit for confident, flexible management through the next wave of digital business. Michael Bayler and David Stoughton are the founders and senior partners of The Value Partnership, the e--business strategy consultancy.
MICHAEL BAYLER came into digital media in 1991 following a marketing career in entertainment in Europe, Asia, and the US. He held senior positions in electronic publishing and brand consulting, and founded a digital production company in 1996, prior to forming The e--Value Partnership with David. Mike specialises in marketing, communications and brand strategy for digital markets. DAVID STOUGHTON made the transition from television production to digital media in 1989, becoming operations director of AIM, one of the first UK new media agencies. He established his own consultancy, DSA, in 1996. David has formal training in project and technology management, and has consulted on an extensive range of large digital projects. Mike and David founded The e--Value Partnership in early 1999, to advise senior management on strategy and planning for digital business.