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?

104 Possibilities to Disrupt Your Brand Strategy

BrainZooming

A similar phenomenon applies to brand strategy. But all the while, competitors or market forces you may not even suspect are disrupting your place in the market. 104 Possibilities to Disrupt Your Brand Strategy. 13 Exercises for Disruptive Business Strategy.

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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.

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.

Business Model Strategies & Tools for Disruptive Digital Innovation

Leapfrogging

Want Disruptive Digital Innovation? Here are 5 Business Model Strategies and Tools for Strategic Business Growth. At some point every industry and every organization will face disruption. Why is creating competitive differentiation increasingly difficult?

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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.

Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

Rather, it’s an effective strategy to uncover different opportunities by identifying innovative ideas that counter what most consider conventional thinking in the moment.

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.

Is a Disruptive Business Model Beyond Your Brand?

BrainZooming

The strategy change is dramatic and a disruptive business model, but hardly a surprise. The tiered services levels, with additional free options beyond $15,000 and $100,000 in investments, suggest a blatant share growth strategy.

Platform Revolution: How Platforms Change Strategy with Geoffrey Parker

Game-Changer

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.

Agile Strategy – 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Disruptive Innovation

BrainZooming

Fanatics introduced disruptive innovation to its marketplace with an agile strategy. It also uses its agile strategy to market apparel for niche opportunities where it might sell as few as ten t-shirts. Developing an Agile Strategy.

Positive Disruption using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus

Strategies based on uncertainty come with high levels of risk, but strategies based on certainty dramatically reduce risk and produce superior results. The smart watch business is already filled with competition; however, by using Hard Trends, you can stack the deck in your favor.

Top Strategy and Innovation Books of 2019

Leapfrogging

The best strategy & innovation books deliver new insights, examples and tools for reinventing business. I’ve recently written about the disruptive change and innovation upending markets like product packaging, travel and hospitality, management consulting, construction, healthcare, and manufacturing. What strategies will help us move fast and win? Connected Strategy: Building Continuous Customer Relationships for Competitive Advantage.

The Essential Connection Between Strategy and Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Most organizations are seeking solutions to the necessary connections between Strategy and Innovation. Often it is within the strategies that should be outlined, lies the potential new spaces to play for innovation’s design. Strategy informs”.

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. Investors will be well served by supporting the larger existing players who can shift quickly to the new low-code model, even when it means giving up short-term services revenue for longer-term competitive advantage. Now is the time to embrace software disruption. Uncategorized business strategy innovation saas software

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? Uncategorized innovation strategy

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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 breadth of its user base is certainly a competitive advantage.

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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

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

Idea to Value

Different appetites for disruption. The mindset of competition and customer satisfaction in known areas is different from that of creating new business models. To survive and thrive established companies have to choose between two sets of strategies – tart-up or start-up.

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.

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? At the enterprise level strategies and business models need to take this even more into account.

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

MSSBTI

It is also the disruption that constantly changes our business models, our strategies and our world as we know it. True commitment and accountability comes from implementing strategies that take into account that we are not just heads walking around on stick figure bodies.

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.

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 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.

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.

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. Innovation Strategy

Developing an agile innovation strategy

Idea Drop

Innovation is no longer a choice, it is a necessity to stay ahead of the competition, and an agile strategy can help you achieve it. “It’s This allows management to focus more on strategy and less on micromanaging. Innovation Management Innovation Strategy

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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.

How to Think Like a Disruptive Innovator

The Future Shapers

How to Think Like a Disruptive Innovator: Surviving the Exercise in Masochism. So here is the dirty little secret about being a disruptive innovator: it is lonely work. At a core level, disruptive innovators do harbor a need and desire to make a meaningful contribution. The post How to Think Like a Disruptive Innovator appeared first on The Future Shapers. Culture Intelligence Strategy

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.

Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Innovation in Practice

The opportunity to proactively leverage disruptive events in an effort to leapfrog the competition and actually accelerate results. How the same overall Reinvention solution can effectively apply at the individual, team, organization, and societal levels when disruption must be faced.

Outside-In Innovation Strategy – 2 Ways to Take a Fresh Look

BrainZooming

He told me how difficult it is for the organization to consider an innovation strategy. 2 Ways to Take a Fresh Look at Outside-In Innovation Strategy. Additionally, our conversation suggested an intriguing innovation strategy role.

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Agility and Anticipation, a Tale of Two Business Strategies 

Daniel Burrus

When the competition launches a new product, how do you react? In short, you use agility to change directions and head the competition off at the pass. Think about some of the most powerful, most industry-disruptive products and services that have become well-known of late.

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Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovation 360 Group

The uber-quoted and widely disseminated statement by Peter Drucker that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” which, by the way, was never said by Drucker , clearly shows how a culture of opportunism and common wisdom create simplified truth hindering the success of innovation management.

What Appears To Be Strategy…Isn’t

Matthew May

And what appears to be strategy, isn’t. The third is the real surprise, showing up with alarming frequency in my strategy facilitation engagements. What so many people refer to as their strategy is in reality something else entirely. But thinking is the main event of strategy…thinking about how to be unique, not be the same. “Strategy doesn’t work in a fast-changing world.” Strategy Uncategorized

Social Media Strategy – Helping the C-Suite Understand Social 

BrainZooming

” The presentation, which I will expand as the closing keynote at the Social Media Strategies Summit in Boston on October 21, 2015, revolved around multiple analogies related to social media strategy and content marketing. The stakes are big for this competition.

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.

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”.

All Disruption Is Innovative; Not All Innovation Is Disruptive

Innovation Archetecture

But what exactly are the startups disrupting? Disruption in this context—the context of innovation as a discipline—is a reference and a nod to Clayton Christensen who elaborated on the concept in his capstone, The Innovator’s Dilemma.

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. Financial organizations of all shapes and sizes are being disrupted by small, agile, innovative and technology-oriented companies which offer convenient and efficient services. To counter the threat of disruption, financial organizations must innovate in order to stay ahead of the competition.

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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