10 Disruptive Trends for 2020


Disruption is everywhere. Here are 10 trends that will create opportunities – and threats – in 2020. Twenty years ago, when I started advising startups and Fortune 500 companies on their innovation strategies, a “2020 vision” served as a key staple in most business planning efforts. Emerging technologies catalyze disruption. But 2020 promises to be especially extra turbulent.

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Hindsight from 2020: Strategies for the New Normal

Daniel Burrus

Instead, focus on innovation, as when you become an innovator rather than a competer, you become the company all the others strive to imitate, making you an Anticipatory Leader that allows you to turn disruption and change into opportunity and advantage.


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Whether you actively seek to disrupt yourself, your team, and your organisation to effect sustainable success in the new year, or not, we all need to face, adapt and learn from the range of challenging disruptive events that impacted us in the past 12 months.

A Look at the 2020 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report


Disruption is a necessary component of innovation. The novel coronavirus has massively disrupted all industries, resulting in brand new questions and conversations. The post A Look at the 2020 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report appeared first on IdeaScale.

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How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption

Innovation Leader

In our “Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption” Master Class, Tim Bernstein and Stella Peace share insights on how to capitalize on 2020’s challenges to drive innovation

Why Let Others Disrupt You? Take the Smart Self-Disruption Journey!


In a time when uncertainty reigns, the fear of being disrupted can brutally hurt any business. Responsible leaders who dare to anticipate disruption and take steps to self-inflict it to their organization in a smart and controlled way are best positioned for the future. The post Why Let Others Disrupt You? Take the Smart Self-Disruption Journey!

Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption


In the beginning of 2020 business disruption was largely viewed as an “Airbnb” or “Uber” taking mind and market share from industry stalwarts. Today, business disruption is synonymous with COVID-19 closures and the corresponding economic slowdown.

Now What? Dealing With The Disruption Rollercoaster….


Dealing With The Disruption Rollercoaster… appeared first on hellofuture. corporate disruption disruptive innovationNot again. You thought you had this whole COVID thing down.

Don't Just Disrupt How Consumers Think: Walk Your Talk

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Disrupting means nothing if you're not creating real value. Disruption

Career-Long Lessons from a Once-in-a-Lifetime Disruption

Daniel Burrus

For some, the post-coronavirus “new normal” is a frightening concept that rattles their status quo, while others are taking this moment to seize new opportunities afforded to us by a global disruption, as COVID-19 has proven to be.

Accelerating the Journey to HR 3.0: Key Insights from IBM’s 2020 Study


More than two thirds of executives surveyed in IBM’s latest research report said that HR is ripe for disruption – and the time is now to make a move to fundamentally change the way organizations think about their human resources department.

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Don’t Disrupt, Create Better Options


I was invited to talk about disruptive innovation, but the COVID-19 virus changed that and classes and all other activities were cancelled. The main point I wanted the students to take away is that disruption isn’t about destruction, it’s about creating new products / services, new choices for more people. Nowadays “disrupt” is thrown around as if everyone is doing it. Truthfully, disruption is rare. Because disruption happens after, not during.

Don't Get Disrupted! How to Protect Yourself From Your Competition

Entrepreneur - Innovation

but not enough people are protecting themselves from disruption. Everyone wants to be a disruptor. Innovation

Digital Disruption: A Multi-Generational Mindset

Daniel Burrus

Being anticipatory is a multifaceted offense in a world of rapid digital disruption. In some cases, it’s about identifying opportunities for major disruptions within your industry that you yourself can introduce, such as Airbnb did to the hotel and timeshare industry or Uber did to the taxi and rideshare industry. The Continuing Digital Disruption. Nevertheless, it’s interesting to observe that employee attitudes toward digital disruption often go beyond mere anticipation.

Turning a Global Disruption into Opportunity at Fidelity & CitiVentures

Innovation Leader

Mona Vernon and Alex Sion discuss challenges in the financial services in 2020 and how their teams have responded

Disruptive Education: Real World vs Universities


With 65% of the Australian economy facing significant disruption, it’s predominantly a case of out with the old and in with the new. And it’s paving the way for disruptive education models and startups.

How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation


In other words, the magic formula is people + environment = disruptive innovation. An environment that creates amazingly disruptive products is one… The post How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation appeared first on hellofuture. disruption disruptive innovation employee engagement innovation management strategic planning

4 Ways Tech Will Disrupt the Travel Industry in 2020

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Here are several of the innovations opening up new opportunities for entrepreneurs. Technology



Similarly, today, where we are riding the wave of disruptive change; COVID-19, and range of chaotic global events, we have the chance to be mindfully present to sense and see the best learning opportunities and creative possibilities that the disruptive waves offer us, as they arise. The waves of disruptive change are the masters. Yet the waves of disruptive change are actually not only our teachers, but they are also our masters.

Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

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Disruptive Forces Impacting the Insurance Industry in 2021


A look at disruptive forces impacting the insurance industry in 2021 and beyond.

Anticipatory Leaders and Accelerated Hard Trends

Daniel Burrus

The predictability of disruption as an innovation accelerator is a central component of the Anticipatory Organization Model , focusing closely on how Anticipatory Organizations and Anticipatory Leaders can look at disruption and see enormous opportunities.

Summer 2020 Product Release: Innovating with Elegance


During this time, more companies than ever are looking for creative new ways to help fight against disruption and get back to business as usual. The post Summer 2020 Product Release: Innovating with Elegance appeared first on Qmarkets.

Time to Disrupt your Employee Performance Reviews


Often conducted annually, employee performance reviews generally have a negative stigma attached to them (specifically at large organisations). Unfortunately, there isn’t a one size fits all solution but there are several underlying principles that every organisation should follow

Why No-Code and Low-Code Software Is the Industry Disrupter You Should Pay Attention To


A massive transformation faces the software industry, similar to the disruption we’ve seen hit other industries like health care and manufacturing. Now is the time to embrace software disruption. Disruptive innovation is only a threat when you’re in the game but sitting on the sidelines. No-code and low-code software may create a massive opportunity.

Major Election Year Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

For example, 2020 is an election year in the U.S., This strategy of playing it safe couldn’t be any more wrong; you should not “wait and see” what 2020 has to offer because technology-driven exponential change and digital disruption will not stop! Disruption Doesn’t “Wait and See”. Digital disruption will increase at an exponential rate, and Anticipatory Leaders know that this is a Hard Trend, or future certainty. The Cost of “No” in 2020.

Turning a Global Disruption into Opportunity at Fidelity & Citi Ventures

Innovation Leader

Mona Vernon and Alex Sion discuss challenges in the financial services in 2020 and how their teams have responded

Why You Should Disrupt Yourself - and How I Did


I had the pleasure of interviewing Whitney Johnson, author of Disrupt Yourself, and formerly co-founder of Rose Park Advisors alongside Clayton Christensen, way back when in episode #13 of Future Squared

What This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About Disruption

Faisal Hoque

The post What This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About Disruption appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author. Drones and fishing had nothing to do with each other until someone decided they could. Here's what an agile mind-set's made of.

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10 Best CRM For Your Business In 2020

Innovation Excellence

I believe, in 2020, your top priority should be fixing business processes. We’re talking about the 10 best CRM in the market, and why you should pick one of these in 2020. Let’s quickly check out the list of best CRM for 2020, and why you should pick one of these. I sincerely hope this list of best CRM software can help you find the right tool in 2020. 2019 has passed and I hope it has elevated your business in the way you had imagined in 2018.

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This Is A Defining Moment; Will You Squander It?

Daniel Burrus

New Year’s Day 2020 was the dawn of a new year, a new decade, and a strong stock market with strong growth forecasts, despite being an election year, in which a high level of uncertainty is prevalent. Unfortunately, even before 2020, the United States had really been the “Divided States” when it comes to our mindsets, creating unprecedented levels of emotional uncertainty and lack of trust. A virus or election doesn’t stop technology-driven exponential change and digital disruption.

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The 2020 Gartner Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture


The 2020 Gartner Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture: Continuous Foresight and Innovation are among the Top Priorities for Enterprise Architects Today. Innovation management initiatives focus on disruptive or iterative changes that transform the business in some significant way.

The 2020 Gartner Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture


The 2020 Gartner Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture: Continuous Foresight and Innovation are among the Top Priorities for Enterprise Architects Today. Innovation management initiatives focus on disruptive or iterative changes that transform the business in some significant way.

Meet 12 Young Founders Who Are Disrupting the Way Business Is Done

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Their innovative ideas are changing their industries - and making serious money. Young Millionaires

8 Emerging Business Intelligence Trends To Look For In 2020 And Beyond


In 2020 and beyond, we can see companies further their push towards creating a culture of data by utilizing several emerging technologies in AI and beyond. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 8 business intelligence trends for 2020. Augmented Analytics sits at the top of technology trends that will reveal its disruptive potential in BI over the next three to five years, according to Gartner. “By As a result, 2020 will create data-related jobs across enterprises.

What We Can Learn From The Failure Of Quibi

Digital Tonto

All Posts Business Models Disruption MediaProbably the most important thing we can learn from Quibi’s failure is to not believe your own PR. Plan for and prepare things to go wrong. Nobody really knows anything until it can be observed in. [[ This is a content summary only.

GovTech Leaders 2020: What Does GovTech Really Need?


We have just published the GovTech Leaders 2020 list. We are excited to present you with the GovTech Leaders 2020 list which consists of some of the most successful GovTech experts worldwide. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE GOVTECH LEADERS 2020 LIST What is GovTech?

Pace of Innovation – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

Idea to Value

As long as you keep improving at that consistent pace, your competitors can only catch you if they move even faster – or if they change the game entirely by disrupting the market. “It’s

Podcast S4E89: Brant Cooper – The 5E Model of Innovation

Idea to Value

Topics covered in this episode: 00:04:00 – The 5E Model of Disruption Poetry. In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Brant Cooper, Founder of Moves the Needle.

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Connecting with a diverse range of my coaching and consulting clients over the past few weeks, has seriously deepened my understanding of the impact of disruption and adversity, on our stress levels and neurology, and the importance of leading and managing these factors, from both the business and the human perspective. Leading and managing transitions, in the face of disruption and adversity, requires more than the obligatory change management strategy and team.

Top 10 CPG Industry Trends For 2020


With the rise in consumer awareness, CPG companies have broken out of conventional market strategies and adopted disruptive methods to capture business. In this article, we outline the ten trends that will most affect the consumer-goods sector in 2020 and beyond. In 2020 and beyond we can expect the consumer landscape to become more complex. The post Top 10 CPG Industry Trends For 2020 appeared first on Acuvate.

How are Artificial Intelligence (AI) Investments Doing in 2020?

Linda Bernardi

2020 has been a challenging year! So, what is the AI investment landscape in 2020? As of June 1, 2020, about 800 VC AI deals have been conducted for a total of about $9B. This early part of 2020 was the shock period of the pandemic. Disrupt | Innovate | Lead.