A version of this article appeared in the Autumn 2016 issue of strategy+business. Sometime in the future, when Tesla, or Chinese automaker BYD, or Apple produces a digitally enhanced, connected, self-driving car, it could unlock as much as a billion hours per day of customer attention now devoted to watching the road. Instead of checking the speedometer and the rearview mirror, passengers could be watching videos, playing games, reading blogs, or shopping. And it’s unclear whether this new commercial real estate will be owned by automakers, retailers, entertainment studios, or wireless providers. The possibility that the car will emerge as the next great media platform is but one example of how digitization and the resulting shifts in user behavior are eroding the once-solid borders defining industries and sectors. In a variety of industries, an eclectic mix of new players is importing new capabilities, and competitors armed with new business models are on the attack. In … [Read more...] about You’re a Media Company. Now What?