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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?

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.

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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).

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. Improve market responsiveness.

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.

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. Next, let’s look at an example of a technological Hard Trend using speed and bandwidth to grow sales.

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?”.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Solar disruption

Innovation 360 Group

All of them believed to be solved by disruptive innovation. Not to mention access to the global markets via internet. The main problem for a continent like Africa is actually not any longer the technology – but the security issue. How will it affect the market you are in?

The Future of Database Technology

InnovationManagement

Disruptive database technologies have mandated retailers to innovate to keep up with market trends and competition. Project managers are expecting a higher return and lower costs on technology projects. While this may seem costly, it's the only way businesses can stay relevant. Strategies analytics database digital innovation innovation

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.

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.

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

InnovationManagement

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. Disruption is just a matter of when, where and why.

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. They undoubtedly have some incredibly smart people that have produced some incredibly smart technologies, but what sets them apart is their desire to innovate 24/7.

The Secret Formula for Achieving Market Leadership

Legacy Innovation Group

The Secret Formula for Achieving Market Leadership. Unless your business strategy is to be a fast-follower (an increasingly risky and dangerous strategy), you invariably have markets or market segments in which your objective is to be the Market Leader.

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.

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. The answer is technology.

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.

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

Leapfrogging

Technology isn’t just for creating new products and services. 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.

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

The folks at Armada Corporate Intelligence profiled a Bloomberg Businessweek story on Fanatics , the sports apparel manufacturer and marketer, in its Inside the Executive Suite. Fanatics introduced disruptive innovation to its marketplace with an agile strategy.

Your Market is Bigger Than You Think

Strategyn

Companies often define the markets they serve around the technology in their product offerings or the products themselves. It is easy to explain, for example, that your company is in the drivetrain market, or the lithium ion battery market.

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. The answer is technology.

10 Technology Driven Hard Trends Shaping 2016

Daniel Burrus

Technology has become everyone’s business as we enter the next stage of this digital transformation where even your next toaster or refrigerator will connect to the Internet. This gives companies a competitive edge in a world where thriving on change has become necessity. Many of the themes that we have witnessed here in 2015 will gather pace next year and continue to enable or disrupt your business depending on how prepared they are for the Hard Trends on the horizon.

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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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.

Generation (I)nnovation: Why Today's Teens Instinctively Understand Disruption

Mills-Scofield

I am honored to host Whitney Johnson's post as part of the launch of her new book, Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.

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.

Why you should care about Trend, Technology, and Startup Scouting

ITONICS

This means that market players are in greater need of shaping scouting strategies to proactively seek, identify, and access external knowledge, skills, capabilities, and intellectual assets. We distinguish here between three pillars: technologies, trends, and startups.

The Perfect Conditions for Entering A New Innovation Era in 2017

Paul Hobcraft

There is the shift to more open-sourcing, the profound shifts that technology and digital transformation is having upon all our worlds is allowing a very different “connecting” innovation to come into play. The expectations continue to rise as technology pervades our world.

The Corporate Dilemma: Incremental vs. Disruptive Innovation

Qmarkets

While taxi companies have come a long way over the years in improving service to their customers, nothing could compare to the radical change engendered by the introduction of Uber, a company which drastically changed the taxi industry almost overnight and captured a large market share.

7 lessons to disrupt like a startup!

Innovation 360 Group

We are in a fascinating fast-moving period, with high speed technology diffusion, low interest on financing, globalisation, digitalization and automatisation. DISRUPT (BUT DO IT OFF THE CORE!). BE OPEN TO NEW MARKETS & IDEAS. The post 7 lessons to disrupt like a startup!

The Corporate Dilemma: Incremental vs. Disruptive Innovation

Qmarkets

While taxi companies have come a long way over the years in improving service to their customers, nothing could compare to the radical change engendered by the introduction of Uber, a company which drastically changed the taxi industry almost overnight and captured a large market share.