Disrupt Your Competition

Innovation Excellence

Lessons From Uber, Amazon, Walmart And Carvana (Who Is Carvana?) Every industry is evolving. Competitors are entering industries with new business models that promise a better experience. In most cases, it’s a more convenient experience.

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?

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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. What digital disruptions do you see that will transform industries?

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.

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.

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.

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

Continue reading → Build Capability Culture & Values Disruption Uncategorized collaboration Design growth Management Netowrking Organizational ChangeIn truth, neither view fully represents today’s business environment.

Encourage Innovation Through Competition

eZassi

Whether the focus is on product development, service delivery, customer satisfaction, or market share capture, competition drives a company to improve its performance. Internal Competitions. External and Open Competitions. Elements of a Successful Competition.

How to reduce the risk of disruption (destruction)

The Future Shapers

Are you a long-established player in a highly competitive industry that has been operating the way it has for a number of years? Are you a candidate for disruption? Learn how to reduce the risk of disruption by following some simple steps. Disruption Innovation Leadership

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.

Competitive Advantage is Temporary — What Can You Do About It?

Business Innovation Design

The norm is disruption and dynamic competition. In this new business environment, there is a need to realize that having a competitive advantage is no longer just about the product you provide but about the experience as a whole. It’s a way to gain transient competitive advantage, but in this new dynamic environment, you’ll need to continually adapt to stay ahead. Competition is no longer isolated to separate industries and territories.

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?”.

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?

Positive Disruption using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus

The smart watch business is already filled with competition; however, by using Hard Trends, you can stack the deck in your favor. Merely hoping that disruption is not on your horizon is not a strategy; it is avoidance.

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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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.

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Superman, The Klu Klux Klan & Disruptive Innovation

Rmukesh Gupta

So, what happened here and what does this have to do about Disruptive Innovation: Turning Competitive Advantage to a Disadvantage: The power of the Klan came from all the secrecy that surrounded them and their practice. The same thing happens during disruption.

Leading In A World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus

But digital disruption from the outside-in has been coming at an ever-increasing speed, and it’s only getting faster. The pace of disruption forces agility, causing leaders to react, crisis manage, and put out fires on a daily basis. For many leaders, disruption is a familiar foe.

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. It’s difficult to define “disruption.”

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.

Solar disruption

Innovation 360 Group

All of them believed to be solved by disruptive innovation. Will the impact on global prices, production and markets be disruptive in the business or industry you are working in? New competition? How will the oil industry respond to that 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. Talk about the opportunity for disruption! See some of Dan’s Recent Keynote Speeches below: The post Blockchain Is A Disruption and An Opportunity appeared first on Daniel Burrus.

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. Digital Disruption.

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. Business Models Competition Disruptive Innovation Entrepreneurship Ideation Innovation Open Innovation Product Developments Start Ups Venture Capital banking business strategy cio disruption disruptive innovation fintech

Getting to Yes Quickly: How Amazon Out-Innovates the Competition

Planview Spigit

How does tech titan Amazon out-innovate its competition time-after-time? In an article on Business Insider , CEO of Amazon Web Services – Amazon’s cloud computing business – Andy Jassy discussed what makes the massive billion dollar company different from the competition: “When our leaders walk into a meeting, they are looking for a way to say yes.” That’s a lot of innovation and disruption of an industry for one company.

Why Building a Culture of Innovation is your Competitive Advantage

Wazoku

It’s perhaps safe to say, therefore, that they’ve mastered the art of innovating to derive a competitive advantage. The post Why Building a Culture of Innovation is your Competitive Advantage appeared first on Wazoku.

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.

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.

Crowdsourcing with the Competition: Rewarding Venture or Precarious Proposition?

Qmarkets

Why your company needs to think about crowdsourcing with the competition…. Understandably, the increase in competition and market saturation is seen by those who experience it as a direct threat to their organizational legitimacy.

Getting to Yes Quickly: How Amazon Out-Innovates the Competition

Planview Spigit

How does tech titan Amazon out-innovate its competition time-after-time? In an article on Business Insider , CEO of Amazon Web Services – Amazon’s cloud computing business – Andy Jassy discussed what makes the massive billion dollar company different from the competition: “When our leaders walk into a meeting, they are looking for a way to say yes.” That’s a lot of innovation and disruption of an industry for one company.

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. Amazon (AWS) and Microsoft (Azure) seem to have the most to gain from this latest round of digital disruption.

The Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil

Innovation Excellence

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Innovator’s Dilemma: Blind Spot Disruption

Xinova

In order to better understand lateral disruption, you must first understand the capability you’re delivering, not the technology, said Alexander, who explained, ‘People don’t buy a product or technology, they buy what it enables them to do.’” Inventor Community Clayton Christensen disruption innovation Innovation Series Innovator's Dilemma IRI Conference Jeff Alexander RTI International techiwonk ThinkBeyond uknown competition xinova

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.