“Change. Change hurts. This is a truism. Perhaps that’s why the older you become the more change-resistant you also become; even while the pace of change in your world accelerates,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “The same is true for any mature industry. And the television industry faces big, big change, and big, big fear. Apple [AAPL] is coming, and TV is running scared.”
“Broadcasters are terrified,” Evans writes. “They don’t want to see control cede from a global cabal of disparate groups into the hands of a handful of firms based in Silicon Valley: Apple, Google and others.”
Evans writes, “They want to fight back. But don’t really know how. Stuck in the secure embrace of what they see as the status quo, they have difficulty letting go and allowing the power of change to inspire their next move.”
Much more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]
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