Agile Strategy – 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Disruptive Innovation

BrainZooming

Fanatics introduced disruptive innovation to its marketplace with an agile strategy. It also uses its agile strategy to market apparel for niche opportunities where it might sell as few as ten t-shirts. Developing an Agile Strategy. Strong Relationships Enable Agility.

Caught in the Headlights of Disruptive Innovation.

Paul Hobcraft

This past weekend I had an extended period of re-reading about the effects of disruption that seems to be occurring across all points of business, our politics, our governments, it seems across our lives. All good plans sometime get disrupted. Moritz reviewing disruptive innovation.

Technology leads, innovation exploitation is lagging

Paul Hobcraft

The dizzy array of strategic choices will totally disrupt existing business models if they are right in their design. It will eventually become the integration of everything but the disruption and realization of what needs changing is only just dawning on many.

An Anticipatory Leader™ Turns Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage

Daniel Burrus

An Anticipatory Leader understands that technology-driven change is accelerating at an exponential rate. They have learned from a large list of high-profile Fortune 100 companies that were great at both agility and execution but experienced dramatic downturns.

Agility Levels the Playing Field. Anticipation Changes the Game.

Daniel Burrus

To jump ahead with both confidence and lower risk, you will need more than agility. Agility. Agility serves an important role helping companies react quickly to unforeseen change. The biggest advantage to an agile organization is that they can react faster than their slower competitors. Unfortunately, reacting and responding quickly provides less advantage every year as the exponential pace of technology-driven change accelerates.

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Developing an agile innovation strategy

Idea Drop

Agile project management involves dividing tasks into short phases of work, or ‘sprints’, with continuous reassessment and adaptation of plans. Stemming from the word agile, meaning to move quickly and easily, it is no surprise that such a methodology goes hand in hand with innovation.

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Organizational Agility Entails Complementary Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Let’s define agility as an organization’s ability to renew itself, adapt and succeed in a changing, and often highly dynamic and unpredictable, environment. Improving organizational agility entails complementary transformation and innovation streams.

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9 Patterns of Disruption: The new cooking recipe for business disruption

Idea to Value

A light bulb went on for me as I was reading a series of reports from Deloitte University Press on disruption. I felt this nine patterns of disruption has the same huge potential to frame and dialogue around the potential within disruption.

Achieving Disruptive Innovation

The Human Factor

Disruptive innovation” seems to be one of the more popular buzzwords in today’s business lexicon. The technology built into these devices wasn’t all that new, but Apple put them together in a way that allowed people to do things they couldn’t do before.

Strategic Agility –The Next Big Thing is Here

The Human Factor

Whether the disruption comes from the introduction of a new technology, a new competitor that nobody saw coming, or drastic changes in economic policy and trade agreements, the companies that go to the head of the class are usually those that respond the quickest.

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Digital Disruption and Your Workforce

Daniel Burrus

In some cases, it’s about identifying opportunities for major digital disruption that you yourself can introduce (think Uber, Kickstarter and other innovations that set entire industries on their ear.). The Continuing Digital Disruption. Being anticipatory can mean many things.

How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Market Advisors

It’s how to build agility into your organization such that you can adapt as the strength of those advantages diminishes. To help your organization become more agile, I offer four pieces of advice, each of which ties to an essential element of agility.

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The Agility Shifter: Emerging role for innovation leadership

Innovation Excellence

Blogging Innovation Build Capability Change Innovation Leadership change culture Disruptive Innovation education failure future ideas Innovation Management innovative thinking Management success

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Leading In A World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus

In today’s world of technology-driven transformation, leaders need to embrace a new leadership principle if they want their organization to be relevant today and in the future. But digital disruption from the outside-in has been coming at an ever-increasing speed, and it’s only getting faster.

The Dangers of Legacy Thinking

Daniel Burrus

Legacy Technology—Dangerous but Also Diverting. Legacy thinking has a better-known cousin—legacy technology. The issue of legacy technology is old news—in more ways than one. The issues reach beyond outdated technology.

Is Digital Disruption Keeping You Awake at Night?

Daniel Burrus

Two of the biggest Hard Trends right now are around organizations moving their data into the cloud and the very real increase in online security disruption threats we face on a daily basis. This is where we are starting to see a new wave of digital disruption as conflicts are forcing a change in the technology landscape. We all now reside in a digital world where being agile as well as anticipatory is the new currency.

22 Ice Breaker Questions on Disruptive Innovation and Uncertainty

BrainZooming

22 Ice Breaker Questions on Disruptive Innovation and Uncertainty. We helped plan a full day event focused on disruptive innovation. That triggered creating an entirely new set of ice breaker questions linked to disruption or uncertainty in some way.

How to enable Disruptive Innovation in an enterprise? [video included]

Be-novative

Disruptive Innovation is not a linear process. this will drive more disruptive innovation as a cultural change. Disruptive innovation initiatives are best to be evaluated on the potential impact they would create: How it fits into your innovation strategy and long-term goals?

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Solve Problems and Innovate as an Anticipatory Leader™

Daniel Burrus

Anticipatory Leaders understand that we are at a unique point in human history, filled with waves of disruption and opportunity. They know this new reality is driven by the exponentially increasing rate of technology-driven change.

Why Financial Organizations Must Fight Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption

Qmarkets

The term ‘Digital Disruption’ describes the situation where an existing industry is being altered by emerging digital technologies. These new technologies lead to innovations, often creating new markets and value markets that can impact the established leaders in the industry.

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

As rightly pointed out by Tim Kastelle recently, it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both purposes are complementary and equally important.

Have the Banks already been Disrupted?

Matthew Griffin

“Banks were once the corner stone of the community but today their industry is being disrupted and disintermediated. Every industry is undergoing some level of disruption and for some its more extreme and happening faster than others. Organisations need to review and adapt their technology, culture and business practises and become ‘Future Fit’.

Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

When I overlaid my own strategic change experience and compared notes with the agile operating model approach that my team and I have developed at AllChange, I confess I struggled with some of the concepts within the book from a ‘how can it be practically applied’ point of view.

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Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Innovation in Practice

Leaders must change before they have to, and they must enable their organization to surf the incoming global shockwaves with intelligence, agility, strength, and command.”. “When they do, leaders and organizations can actually accelerate performance,” adds Sweetman.

Leading with Lean Agile Principles: What the 2019 NBA Finals Can Teach Businesses About ‘Winning on the Rebound’

Qmarkets

This is where Lean Agile principles come into play. Keeping the Ball in Your Court: Understanding Lean Agile Principles. While being Lean means making the best use of what you have, being Agile means being able to adapt rapidly and flexibly to sudden changes.

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Shifting our thinking within the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

It was nicely put by Joe Kaeser, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG writing an article for the WEF , where he remarked “ The Fourth Industrial Revolution is not just about technology or business. Being fully connected-up will teach us to be adaptive, agile and alert.

The Digital Innovation Talent Shortage

Innovation Excellence

The sad truth is that most companies don't realize that they need to begin thinking and acting like a technology business or they'll go out of business.

Tesla Is Redefining the Customer Experience

Daniel Burrus

Tesla, like Amazon, is what I call an Anticipatory Organization, one that identifies the Hard Trends that will happen and then uses that knowledge to turn disruption and change into its biggest advantage. Technology now surrounds us.

Consulting Industry Caught in the Crossfire

Innovation Excellence

Increasingly intelligent digital technologies and mercurial customer expectations threaten both people and enterprise at every turn.

5G Entrepreneurs Creating Billion-Dollar Businesses

Daniel Burrus

New multibillion-dollar businesses will appear that didn’t exist before due to 5G wireless technology. This generation of wireless technology is already being deployed in major cities in the U.S. Restructured Global Technology Economy. Within the next five years.

Why Financial Organizations Must Fight Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption

Qmarkets

The term ‘Digital Disruption’ describes the situation where an existing industry is being altered by emerging digital technologies. These new technologies lead to innovations, often creating new markets and value markets that can impact the established leaders in the industry.

The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 2)

Corporate Innovation

In this blog I explore what the automotive industry has been doing to address the potential disruption, analyze the effects of these initial steps, and provide recommendations on what corporations could be doing better.

The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 2)

Corporate Innovation

In this blog I explore what the automotive industry has been doing to address the potential disruption, analyze the effects of these initial steps, and provide recommendations on what corporations could be doing better.

Digital Disruption and How Businesses Can Best Leverage It

Qmarkets

At some point, digital disruption comes for every organization. While some companies might be flexible and lucky enough to ride a wave of disruption and survive , if you are able to predict and prepare for it accordingly you might be able to use it to thrive.

5 Innovation Trends of 2018 that will Disrupt the Corporate Landscape in 2019

Qmarkets

Companies across multiple sectors have launched collaborative efforts to gather disruptive new ideas, harness new technologies, and achieve greater sustainability. Amplifying Agility via Corporate-Startup Collaboration. Ideating On-The-Go with Mobile-Centric Technologies.