Stop Itemizing Everything: Move Beyond Competition

Daniel Burrus

Human beings are competitive in all circumstances, and it has only intensified in today’s predominantly technologically advanced world. But what if you could move beyond the idea of competition and no longer needed to see the competition as “competition,” necessarily?

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.

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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.

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.

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. Continue reading → Build Capability Culture & Values Disruption Uncategorized collaboration Design growth Management Netowrking Organizational Change

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.

Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

The Law of Opposites can also be very useful in overcoming competitive obstacles that, at first glance, might appear insurmountable. With that comes an extreme diet change, such as going vegan in many cases, the debate of meatless versus meat-consuming becomes a pure battle of attrition.

Our inabilities to adapt needs changing.

Paul Hobcraft

They become fixed, rigid and locked into their established ways, not adapting to the changes occurring around them. If we can’t adapt to changing times, we simply struggle to survive, that is the growing reality operating in today’s environment.

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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. The smart watch business is already filled with competition; however, by using Hard Trends, you can stack the deck in your favor.

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.

104 Possibilities to Disrupt Your Brand Strategy

BrainZooming

But all the while, competitors or market forces you may not even suspect are disrupting your place in the market. While success can breed success, it can also lead to blindness about the importance of trying to disrupt your brand strategy before something else comes along to topple your brand.

Is a Disruptive Business Model Beyond Your Brand?

BrainZooming

The strategy change is dramatic and a disruptive business model, but hardly a surprise. Thinking about a Disruptive Business Model for Your Brand. How does a company without disruptive innovation in its corporate DNA imagine its own disruptive business model?

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. We asked him a simple question, “How do you do disruptive innovation?”.

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 corporate landscape is changing drastically, and for a corporate brand to stay relevant, they must innovate in order to change with the market. Accelerator programs benefit corporations by providing them access to innovative and disruptive startups.

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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. Why is creating competitive differentiation increasingly difficult? Disrupt using data. Change the economics.

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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. 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. So what are the big bang disrupters on the horizon?

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

Leapfrogging

A massive transformation faces the software industry, similar to the disruption we’ve seen hit other industries like health care and manufacturing. We’ve already seen how Google Docs took the world by storm through free cloud-based software, forcing Microsoft to change its Office 365 business model. If you’re a developer, you’ll need to shift focus to adapt to some significant changes. Big Changes.

Innovation is How We Adapt to Change

Tim Kastelle

To flourish and grow, we need to innovate Jack Welch once said: If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near. This raises some important innovation points: The rate of change outside is accelerating.

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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.

Why We Must Change Our Mental Models from Hierarchies to Networks

Innovation Excellence

Once you start thinking in terms of networks rather than hierarchies, it becomes clear that we must change how we do things; and not just within organizations, but also in how we approach a competitive marketplace.

Superman, The Klu Klux Klan & Disruptive Innovation

Rmukesh Gupta

The association with one of the most popular radio show listened by 100’s of 1000’s of people with KKK as the villain changed the perception about the KKK from being the saviours of the day to the villains. The same thing happens during disruption.

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.

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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Disruption – the work that makes the best things obsolete.

Mike Shipulski

I think the word “disruption” doesn’t help us do the right work. There are different flavors of innovation and the flavor that maps to disruption is the flavor that makes things obsolete. One Good Way to Change Behavior. Disruption, as a word, is not actionable.

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. Over the past two weeks I’ve talked to a number of senior C level executives from some of the UK’s largest retail banks to understand more about their views of the world and their perception of the market and while outwardly little looks like its changing at the Big Five banks their executives are not sitting comfortably.

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. learning and growth, achievement and responsibility, changing the world in a valuable way, etc.)

Why Building a Culture of Innovation is your Competitive Advantage

Wazoku

In an age of rapid change and creative destruction, they’ve not only pioneered e-commerce, but also safely surfed the wave of mobile and cloud computing. It’s perhaps safe to say, therefore, that they’ve mastered the art of innovating to derive a competitive advantage.

Achieving Disruptive Innovation

The Human Factor

Disruptive innovation” seems to be one of the more popular buzzwords in today’s business lexicon. Fast-forward to today, and several years have passed since Apple has come up with a truly disruptive product. It’s hard enough to disrupt an industry once, much less on an ongoing basis.

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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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. The Internet of Things , Blockchain, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence are just a few examples of innovations that have come off the drawing board and are already completely changing the way companies do business.

10 Red Flags That Your Change Management Program is Poor

MSSBTI

One of the greatest challenges of helping organizations with Change Management is that they often believe they are already doing it. After all, if you have a good leadership team that communicates with employees, they must be capable of leading change.

The sharks that prey are arriving a lot earlier now

Paul Hobcraft

Change is all around us, it is accelerating not abating. You often hear of volatile trading conditions, a more complex market and situations changing constantly and moving faster than ever. When the wind of change does blow we must adjust.

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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.

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.

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. Disruption. This helps explain why most established firms react rather than drive disruptive innovation.

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

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”.

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. This article is one in a series I’m calling Everything Transformed that highlights the various technologies disrupting just about every industry on the planet – and today’s focus is packaging. If any industry must live and die by the mantra “disrupt or be disrupted,” it’s packaging. Drivers of Packaging Disruption.