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Company-Wide Innovation Is an Anticipatory Imperative

Daniel Burrus

If you were to ask anyone in your organization to outline their daily responsibilities, you’d likely get a list that includes position titles rather than responsibilities, like sales or information technology. But innovation should be company-wide, not restricted to one person or department.

10 Disruptive Trends for 2020

Leapfrogging

Disruption is everywhere. 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. Digital Organizations – More and more companies recognize that moving fast, being agile, and collaborating across internal boundaries and with outside partners is the only way to compete.

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Market Disruption vs. Business Disruption: The Inertial Disruption Factor

Legacy Innovation Group

Market Disruption vs. Business Disruption: The Inertial Disruption Factor. Whenever an innovation impacts a market, it also impacts the business delivering the innovation. It is as though when the business pushes on the market, the market pushes back.

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.

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.

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).

Marketers Must Learn to Anticipate Content Trends

Daniel Burrus

Once mobile technology became popular, it didn’t take long for that age group to be on the move. What’s Next in Target Marketing? . As technology-driven change changes direction, it is easier, and far more profitable, to change direction with it. “It’s

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. Expand market reach.

Innovation & Strategy Conference: Driving Home Disruption

Yet2

Karen Madden , VP Technology and Innovation of PerkinElmer, provided first-hand experience and advice on how big corporations can drive impact by cooperating with startups: “It’s not an option anymore, if you don’t team up with the disruptive, you’re going to get disrupted.”

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.

When Disruptive Innovation Gets Disrupted

Legacy Innovation Group

When Disruptive Innovation Gets Disrupted. In fact, it will be the most disruptive innovation in this product category in decades. The technology is there and you have line of sight to executing it⃜ or so you think. It must be a very poorly managed company you think.

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.

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.

Positive Disruption using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus

For example, let’s say you want to start a smart watch company. Next, let’s look at an example of a technological Hard Trend using speed and bandwidth to grow sales. With these simple steps, Domino’s has gone from being just a food company to a technology company.

How Big Companies and Startups Use “Co-Creation” to Innovate

Leapfrogging

” That’s because like most big companies, we struggled with risk-taking and moving fast. And gaining access to customers willing to pilot an untried product from an unknown company is a huge early hurdle. On the surface, it seems like big companies and startups are worlds apart. Startups want to disrupt existing markets. But in reality, the big company-startup marriage may actually be the secret to sustainable innovation.

How Big is Your Market and Where Will You Start?

Tim Kastelle

To get to that size, they must have been building for a huge market right from the start, right? They slowly added features, like The Wall – this happened when they expanded their market to everyone that had a.edu email address – 20 million people or so.

Disruptive Innovation: SpaceX

Collective Innovation

For decades a near monopoly existed between the few companies that had the capability and government funding to accomplish this. Given the huge cost and risk of entering rocket manufacturing it makes sense that so few companies dared to enter the market.

Disruptive Is Not a Dirty Word

IdeaScale

Disruptive isn’t a dirty word, but it can be a scary one. Why does the word “disruptive” raise such fear among so many people? Uttering “disruptive” during a meeting can get you looks more along the lines of profanity. If only disruption were this simple!

Preserving and/or Disrupting

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm reading a lot about "disruptive" innovation from firms that I think have a lot to protect and preserve. When I read that, I become fairly suspicious, because I'm not sure it's possible to simultaneously protect what is "important" and disrupt at the same time, unless the disruption is taking place in a market or business adjacent to or distant from whatever the corporation is trying to protect. So what are all of these corporations disrupting?

What is Disruptive Innovation

mjvinnovation

Disruptive Innovation is the phenomenon by which an innovation transforms an existing market or sector by introducing simplicity, convenience and accessibility where complication and high cost are the status quo. In this context, a disruptive innovation happens.

Future-Proofing Financial Market Innovation – Fighting 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. Financial organizations of all shapes and sizes are being disrupted by small, agile, innovative and technology-oriented companies which offer convenient and efficient services.

Disruptive Innovation: Drones

Collective Innovation

Indeed, these little gizmos are flying delivery trucks for many companies. Major companies such as Microsof t, Amazon, and UPS are developing fleets of drones for the sake of business. The story of drones is much like the story of any other disruptive innovation.

Silicon Valley’s Next Target: Disrupt the Construction and Real Estate Industries

Leapfrogging

‘Construction Tech’ and ‘Real Estate Tech’ are the next greenfield market spaces. Every industry, every company, and every leader must recognize one simple fact: every product, service, process, and business model will be disrupted–it’s just a matter of time. Companies that think they’re immune to the trends and technologies upending every industry on the planet risk the same thing: obsolescence.

5 Ways FinTech Will Disrupt Your Company

Planview Spigit

A thoroughly modern, hybrid fusion of Wall Street and Silicon Valley, FinTech – or financial technology – has often been hailed as the next big thing. 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. As the name suggests, FinTech represents a modern fusion of finance and technology.

“Decouple” the Value Chain to Drive Digital Disruption

Leapfrogging

Digital disruption isn’t just about the internet or mobile technology. I recently had a chance to connect with Harvard Business School professor, Thales Teixeira, whose most recent book, Unlocking the Customer Value Chain , highlights the dynamics of “decoupling” and why it will drive even more disruption than we’ve seen in the world. Teixeira says the seeds of digital disruption originally started with unbundling as the internet became widely accessible.

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.

12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers

Daniel Burrus

As technology continues to impact our lives, workers at every level in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and succeed in the workplace. Over the past thirty years, I have developed a proven methodology to anticipate disruption and change before it happens, allowing you to find the confidence that certainty provides. The list highlights technologies that are now and will continue to transform present and future careers.

From the Rock Market to the Stock Market

The Future Shapers

From the rock market to the stock market’ was the ad slogan of a famous television commercial, with a pinstriped executive dancing on his desk, that was used when Richard Branson took Virgin Group PLC public in 1986. Disruptive journey ahead of us.

No Company deserves to survive with apathy in its future

Paul Hobcraft

Then I reviewed Deliottes report on how leadership within Boardrooms is being disrupted and equally struggling to get their ‘collective heads’ around disruption and how innovation can, or cannot , dig them out of the threats they are facing. I have always found April a difficult month.

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.

Are Corporate Innovation Centers The Last Hope for Companies Too Big To Fail?

InnovationManagement

Companies once deemed “too big to fail” are increasingly exposed to failure. The threat of disruption is everywhere. Startups are taking on the Goliaths in every market. Regardless of industry, businesses face digital Darwinism, the evolution of technology and markets.

Why Companies are Turning to Innovation Centres

Destination Innovation

Nine out of ten companies believe that they are too slow to market with new products. Researchers interviewed leaders of such innovation units and conducted surveys of the 200 largest companies in the world. This consists of a small team located in a technology hub.

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. Thinking about a Disruptive Business Model for Your Brand.

Technology Adoption Cycle

Collective Innovation

The Technology Adoption Cycle is based on the diffusion process which was originally developed for agricultural means but adapted and found to work just as well to identify how a new technology crosses the chasm from being unknown to being widely adopted. It was found that individuals could be put into groups as to when they might adopt a new process or technology and the results were published in the Book of Diffusions by Everett Rogers.

Intensity of Use of Technology, Not Just Access, Is What Creates Economic Opportunity

Game-Changer

As we enter 2018, it’s worth reminding ourselves that digital disruption is real. The Next Economy will be driven by these emerging technologies : artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, big data, internet of things, 3D printing, genetics and blockchain.

In Uncertain Times You Have More Control Than You Realize

Daniel Burrus

When an individual or organization fears change and are uncertain, it’s usually in regard to digital technology disrupting their status quo or from new, fast-moving competition. Based on this, the pandemic will end and the market and economy will bounce back.

Successful office investments in disruptive times

Norbert Bol

Last week I gave a short presentation at the VIP Europe Conference of IREI in Amsterdam about the impact of innovation, technology and sustainability on office investments in the Netherlands. My key message is: Technology and sustainability have a positive impact on institutional office investments. Currently the pace of technology development and innovation is occurring at an exponential rate. In my opinion offices will fulfill a need for companies and workers.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Daniel Burrus

Technological change is the only constant in today’s business world, disrupting everything from large organizations to small start-ups. Disruption affects everyone, but will you be the disruptor or the disrupted?

Solar disruption

Innovation 360 Group

All of them believed to be solved by disruptive innovation. As energy consumption will increase at least two-fold within our lifetime, innovative companies and researchers are discovering ways to develop the sun’s energy in multiple ways. How will it affect the market you are in?

Silicon Valley’s Next Target: Disrupt the Construction and Real Estate Industries

Innovation Excellence

‘Construction Tech’ and ‘Real Estate Tech’ are the next greenfield market spaces. Every industry, every company, and every leader must recognize one simple fact: every product, service, process, and business model will be disrupted–it’s just a matter of time. Companies that think they’re immune to the trends and technologies upending every industry on the planet risk.

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.

The Day after Disruption

Qmarkets

Sometimes it seems like organizations, even large enterprises, live and die by their ability to create disruptive innovations that completely redraw the market landscape, putting them at the forefront. Disruptive vs. continuous innovation.