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Make Digital Disruption Your Biggest Competitive Advantage

Daniel Burrus

In 1983, I identified digital disruption as one of twenty technology-driven Hard Trends that would increasingly shape the future at an exponential rate, and at the same time drive economic value creation. The basic thinking is that people don’t like change — which is, of course, untrue.

How to Avoid Disruption with SODA

BrainZooming

and Sam Stewart about how Av oiding Disruption Requires Rapid Decision Making. They advance a model explaining superior fighter pilot performance as a recommended way for how to avoid disruption in your markets. How to Avoid Disruption with SODA.

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Use Anticipation to Turn Disruption Into Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

Now, not everyone has it in their homes because YouTube TV, Sling TV, and other new, emerging technologies have disrupted the broadcast industry. Why did they become the disrupted and not the disruptor? The assumption that disruption won’t happen to you and your business is dangerous.

Collaboration Is The New Competitive Advantage

Innovation Excellence

Certainly, companies like Apple and Southwest are still able to dominate their industries, but the source of advantage has changed. In truth, neither view fully represents today’s business environment.

Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

Here are three examples of companies and industries leveraging the Law of Opposites. The Law of Opposites can also be very useful in overcoming competitive obstacles that, at first glance, might appear insurmountable.

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.

Uncharted Waters Disrupting the Corporate Boardrooms

Paul Hobcraft

When you read a report that has within its executive summary this: “ In combination the boards stand unarmed to enter the battlefield of future business creation in a disrupted world ” it makes you want to read on. Note : Understandable but not forgivable in this disrupting world).

3 Key Criteria of Disruptive Innovation

Game-Changer

Just a few hours before sitting down to write this post I was in a meeting were a group of people pitched themselves as disruptive, they aren’t, but people on the other end of the table soaked it all in. The truth is not all innovation is disruptive.

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. In fact, creativity is becoming a core skill which companies know they need in the future. Suggested viewing: 12 – Disruptive Innovation.

Positive Disruption using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus

If you don’t like a Hard Trend, there isn’t a way for you to change it. However, if you don’t like a Soft Trend, you can easily change it to your advantage. For example, let’s say you want to start a smart watch company.

Debunking Disruptive Innovation – Why Disruptive Innovation is Not a Strategy

Leapfrogging

Disruptive innovation has become business’ biggest paradigm. While many companies scramble to create disruptive innovation strategies, the problem is that it isn’t a linear process or methodology. Disruption occurs. Disruption is our lens.

Is a Disruptive Business Model Beyond Your Brand?

BrainZooming

The strategy change is dramatic and a disruptive business model, but hardly a surprise. Two years ago, the company’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, identified Amazon Prime as reference point for launching a platform offering free services. Each question can surface disruptive possibilities.

Platform Revolution: How Platforms Change Strategy with Geoffrey Parker

Game-Changer

The internet is the big disruptor of our time , changing the advantage from products to platforms. They all disrupted their markets when they launched. He is the co-author of Platform Strategy , a book about the new competition and how digital platforms change competitive strategy.

Unique Ways Successful Startups are Changing the Corporate Innovation Landscape

Idea to Value

The word ‘corporate innovation’ is becoming an increasingly popular buzzword, but for the most forward-thinking companies, it represents the future of the business and a significant spend on research and development. Difference in approach to disruption.

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5 Ways FinTech Will Disrupt Your Company

Planview Spigit

Now, it promises to bring further disruption and fundamentally alter the way businesses grow, manage their finances and most importantly, meet the needs of their customers. Simply by leveraging the new streams of data at their disposal, companies can both improve their current services and explore the possibility of additional, broader offerings. The union of finance and technology has already caused disruption across markets and industries, and that trend is unlikely to go away.

Reap a Competitive Advantage with Effective Business Model Innovation

IdeaScale

In other words, business model innovation can be disruptive, toppling long-held beliefs about how customers get what they want. And what do they do when an outsider disrupts the business model, forcing them to play catch-up?

Business Model Strategies & Tools for Disruptive Digital Innovation

Leapfrogging

Want Disruptive Digital Innovation? At some point every industry and every organization will face disruption. Your company may be at similar risk if you find yourself asking: Why are my margins shrinking? Why is creating competitive differentiation increasingly difficult?

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The Travel & Hospitality Industry is Being Disrupted, Again.

Leapfrogging

Airbnb disrupted hotels. Now big travel and hospitality companies are going after the next disruptive innovation themselves before getting blindsided yet again. If you’ve followed my Inc.com column , you know I work with both big companies and start-ups around the world. As part of a new series of articles I’m writing called Everything Transformed , I’m focusing on the widespread disruption of just about every industry on the planet.

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How 3 companies used disruptive innovation to transform their industries

Idea Drop

Christensen, the term ‘ disruptive innovation ’ refers to a new entrant into a market who eventually disrupts and outperforms the established players. Here we look at three examples of disruptive innovation and how each company used it to transform their industries.

Leading In A World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus

In recent years, leaders have added agility — being able to change quickly based on external circumstances — as an organizational competency. But digital disruption from the outside-in has been coming at an ever-increasing speed, and it’s only getting faster.

Blockchain Is A Disruption and An Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

It holds enormous promise for game changing disruption across any number of industries and fields. On the other hand, a blockchain voting network is inherently more reliable, since changing one vote would require changing countless other votes at the same time.

Disruptive Solutions Mindset 101

eZassi

Disruptive Solutions Mindset 101. The episode is titled “Disruptive Solutions Mindset 101” and will focus on “rapid change forcing today’s visionary business leaders to replace conventional growth models with a Disruptive Solutions mindset.” Disruptive Solutions Mindset.

Tart-up or Start up? Two innovation strategies for established companies

Idea to Value

Start-ups – companies under 5 years old owned by one person or a small team of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists – will innovate quite differently from established companies, which have a history of successful growth and a market share to defend.

How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Markets Advisors

For years, Columbia Business School professor Rita McGrath has been telling us that the traditional strategy of finding and exploiting a sustainable competitive advantage is becoming outdated. The world is evolving too quickly for competitive advantages to last for a meaningful amount of time.

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Achieving Disruptive Innovation

The Human Factor

Disruptive innovation” seems to be one of the more popular buzzwords in today’s business lexicon. Many companies pursue it. Fast-forward to today, and several years have passed since Apple has come up with a truly disruptive product.

4 Radically Practical Strategies to Elicit Commitment & Accountability in Today’s Climate of Change and Disruption

MSSBTI

If the title of this article got your attention, it probably means you are experiencing the turbulent environment of overwhelm and change that many companies of all sizes are experiencing today. It is challenging to get people’s attention in this age of information overload.

Digital Disruption: In search of market leadership

mjvinnovation

Digital Disruption has had a major effect on the agendas of CEOs around the world because of domestic digital generations and because of the GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple), companies that have revolutionized the entire market using 100% digital solutions. Want to know more about Digital Disruption as a market practice ? What is Digital Disruption? In this context, the companies that take the lead stand out for disruptive pioneering.

Innovation without change

Jeffrey Phillips

The vast majority of innovation effort and outcome is expended on me-too, so what incremental innovations that don't really change the user or the market. I think the main problem with innovation - real innovation, that is, the kind that creates disruptive new products or introduces new channels or business models - is that it requires change. And there's little that corporate structures, cultures and executives fear more than change.

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Why Building a Culture of Innovation is your Competitive Advantage

Wazoku

A quick glance at the Most Innovative Companies [1] list at Forbes sees the top three places taken by Salesforce, Tesla and Amazon respectively. It’s perhaps safe to say, therefore, that they’ve mastered the art of innovating to derive a competitive advantage.

Embracing Disruptive Innovation: Why It’s Important for Your Business

IdeaScale

Disruption is good for business. “Disruption” is a popular buzzword, but if you stop and think about it, experiencing disruption is not something we, as people, enjoy. Disruption can happen with shocking speed. You might see a disruption coming before it hits.

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. This fundamental change is slowly migrating users and businesses away from traditional security vendors.

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. To counter the threat of disruption, financial organizations must innovate in order to stay ahead of the competition.

Identifying Opportunities for Disruptive Innovation

Strategos

We are drawn to stories of entrepreneurs who came up with brilliant ideas that disrupted the existing “rules of the game” by which industry players compete with one another. But of course, we wouldn’t want it to be the scenario for our company. Disruption.

The Packaging Industry is Massive, and It’s About to Be Disrupted

Leapfrogging

Disruptive technologies are transforming the packaging that comes with just about everything we buy. As part of my work helping companies identify, develop and launch breakthrough new products, services, and business models, I get a glimpse of a lot of “ weak signals ” that will one day become future disruptors. If any industry must live and die by the mantra “disrupt or be disrupted,” it’s packaging. Drivers of Packaging Disruption.

The Merits of Innovation in a Competitive World

Daniel Burrus

Focusing time and resources on your competition limits businesses’ innovation potential for greater success, and prevents them from being leaders in their field. Instead, it is focused on what its competition is doing, and how to either replicate or incrementally improve on those products, services and practices. To remain in this aggressive competitive cycle is to hinder the possibility of getting ahead — a business cannot ‘win’ if it solely fixates on the race.

Disruptive innovation: a risk worth taking?

Idea Drop

Type the word ‘disruptive’ into Google and suggested synonyms include ‘troublemaking’, ‘unruly’, ‘riotous’, ‘undisciplined’ and ‘turbulent’. Disruptive innovation is a divisive topic. Disruptive innovation gets a lot of bad press. Times change, trends change and people change.

How To Fail At Cultural Change

The Human Factor

According to the human capital research firm I4CP , more than half of the surveyed companies had recently or are currently undergoing a major cultural change. Not exactly what I would call a glowing report card for cultural change. disrupt) ourselves.

Major Election Year Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

so most companies will “wait and see” in terms of innovation due to the political uncertainties that come along with an election. Disruption Doesn’t “Wait and See”. Go opposite, keep focused on creating positive disruptions, and understand the cost of saying “no.”

Who do European companies innovate with?

ideas4allinnovation

The current environment of disruption requires companies to be in constant transformation if they are to avoid being left behind, and to set themselves apart from the competition. Change in corporate culture. Resistance to change is one of the main obstacles to innovation.

Agile Strategy – 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Disruptive Innovation

BrainZooming

Fanatics introduced disruptive innovation to its marketplace with an agile strategy. 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Agile Strategy and Disruptive Innovation. How can you develop a super-agile process that disrupts other industry players’ competitive advantages?

Why Agility Cannot Stand Alone

Daniel Burrus

When the competition launches a new product, how you react says a lot about you as a professional and your company as an organization. But it is likely that you act quickly and decisively to address the changing factors and conditions after they’ve occurred.

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Innovation Assessment: Is Your Company Lagging Behind?

Moves the Needle

Like all business initiatives, enterprise transformation should be driven by a company’s vision and corporate strategy. Senior management must fundamentally change aspects of the business, from organizational structure to performance management, in order to Empower the new mindset to achieve desired outcomes and become the new normal. When leadership is not aligned, they will fail to make needed resource allocation decisions, the company will be rudderless, morale will suffer.

Business Model Shifts: A Sneak Peek at the Invincible Company

Strategyzer Innovation

The Invincible Company. And it takes a deep dive into how world-class companies continuously reinvent their business models. We have all heard that in order to avoid disruption or death, companies need to adapt and reinvent themselves. Have you heard?