Disruption is not a strategy

Idea to Value

If you ask a number of startups what they are hoping to achieve, undoubtedly you will encounter one that is going to “Disrupt” their industry. Disruption is what Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and the iPhone did to their industries. Disruption is cool. Disruption is sexy.

HBR Podcast on Disruptive Innovation

Idea to Value

Do you know what disruptive innovation is? No, I am not talking about every start-up trying to disrupt their industry.

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Breakthrough Innovation vs. Disruptive Innovation

IdeaScale

Aren’t breakthrough innovation and disruptive innovation the same thing? It’s a common question when building innovation strategy. After all, the car, the telephone, the smartphone, the electric car, the solar panel, weren’t these all breakthroughs that were also disruptive?

China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

Disruption is all around us; it never seems to go away; it simply appears in a different and often entirely new form. The result is the same; it disrupts what we know and often in how we suddenly need to set about doing it differently. part Image credit Knowledge @ Wharton.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Innovations linkages to Strategy is vitally important

Paul Hobcraft

as a conversation between us, where we emphasise the important linkage between innovation and strategy. We need to resolve that issue within any innovation activity, it needs a “tight” linkage to strategy. Strategy informs”- it has to be explicit in its goals and intent.

Why do we have difficulties to self-disrupt?

Paul Hobcraft

“Why do we always seem to have internal difficulties to self-disrupt?”. In most cases, organizations cannot self-disrupt, which is largely covered by this veritable list of constraints. Now that is an interesting question.

Podcast S4E74: Michael Raynor – Setting the right strategy for innovation and disruption

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Michael Raynor, Managing Director for the Deloitte US Strategy group, and author of numerous groundbreaking books on innovation, including The Innovator’s Solution and the Strategy Paradox.

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.

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China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

Disruption is all around us; it never seems to go away; it simply appears in a different and often entirely new form. The result is the same; it disrupts what we know and often in how we suddenly need to set about doing it differently. part Image credit Knowledge @ Wharton.

Disruption Is Alive And Well, From Dairy To Hearing Aids To EVs

Forbes Leadership

Disruption is alive and well and posing a considerable threat to formerly successful, incumbent market-leaders in electric vehicles, dairy products and hearing aids. Time to disrupt has sped-up, and disruption is no longer exclusively for lower-price entrants.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Innovation & Strategy Conference: Driving Home Disruption

Yet2

The Innovation & Strategy Conference , held November 14 th in the hip-while-retro Innovation and Design Building in the Seaport area of Boston, offered attendees insights to corporate innovation from a wide variety of perspectives.

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. He has been recognized by the Thinkers50 as one of the world’s top keynote speakers and thought leaders in business strategy and innovation.

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Breakthrough Innovation or Disruptive Innovation?

IdeaScale

A breakthrough can be an even bigger deal than a disruption. Aren’t breakthrough innovation and disruptive innovation the same thing? It’s a common question when building innovation strategy. After all, the car, the telephone, the smartphone, the electric car, the solar panel, weren’t these all breakthroughs that were also disruptive? Breakthrough Innovation Or Disruptive Innovation? Breakthrough is an inherent part of innovation strategy.

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. No single strategy or theory (even the theory of disruptive innovation itself) has captured how it really works or how to do it. We asked him a simple question, “How do you do disruptive innovation?”. Disruption occurs.

Bitcoin and Blockchain: A Small Glimpse Into Big Digital Disruptions

Daniel Burrus

For those interested in digital disruption and technological advancements , Bitcoin represented so much more than a way to allegedly make money fast like some type of digital wolf of Wall Street. Trust me when I say it will be far more disruptive than Bitcoin ever had the chance to be.

Business Model Disruption: MrBeast vs McDonalds

Strategyzer

2020 has been an incredibly disruptive year for the restaurant industry with losses of over $240B in the US market alone. Business StrategySupply chains have been cut, the way people consume and order food has been turned upside down by the pandemic.

Disruptive Innovation: What it is and why it is crucial to your innovation strategy | Types of Innovation

Pondr

Disruptive Innovation; what it is, why understanding the theory is crucial and the importance of implementing an ideation strategy in staying one step ahead

How GE Got Disrupted

Digital Tonto

And if you don't invent, you will be disrupted. All Posts Management Disruption Leadership StrategyIf you don't explore, you won't discover. If you don't discover you won't invent. Related posts: The Silver Bullet Myth. Why Managers Now Need To. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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. Do we need a new strategy and business model? Here are five strategies that can help anyone reign in the chaos and drive business model innovation: 1. Disrupt using data.

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What we can learn from disruptive innovation in Asia

Board of Innovation

Disruptive innovation, radical innovation. The post What we can learn from disruptive innovation in Asia appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy Business designWhat are the differences, and how can we learn from innovative companies in Asia?

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. 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. 104 Possibilities to Disrupt Your Brand Strategy. 13 Exercises for Disruptive Business Strategy.

Organize innovation to fit your strategy & culture.

Leapfrogging

That’s because they try to apply processes and structures that don’t fit their business strategies and cultures. They invest in disruptive technologies but ask existing business units to cannibalize their current products and services using them.

Bringing Blockchain into Real Life: Practical Applications for Disruptive Technology

Daniel Burrus

At this point, those who do understand what cryptocurrency is realize the disruptive nature of the concept and how it can upend the banking and financial industry. But the disruption from the concept of a digital wallet and cryptocurrency runs far deeper than just money.

DISRUPT YOURSELF, TEAM AND ORGANISATION

ImagineNation

Whether you actively seek to disrupt yourself, your team, and your organisation to effect sustainable success in the new year, or not, we all need to face, adapt and learn from the range of challenging disruptive events that impacted us in the past 12 months.

Don’t Fear Disruption, Leverage It! 

Daniel Burrus

Disruptive digital technology is also a Hard Trend future certainty that has long been streamlining tasks in every industry, taking the place of many humans in different professional roles. I challenge you to read this paragraph and then close your eyes and focus. Think about the future.

The Gremlin Strategy, or How to Ward Off Disruption

Matthew May

One of my all-time favorite stories is the one he told about the Pathfinder team’s approach to a “don’t fail” strategy. Brian would begin his story with how he was personally disrupted, in fact blindsided, by, of all things, one of his daughter’s kindergarten projects. Enter what I call the “Gremlin” strategy. It turned out that Dave Gruel had a real flair for the role, and spent his days and nights devising ways to disrupt the project.

Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption

Yet2

In the beginning of 2020 business disruption was largely viewed as an “Airbnb” or “Uber” taking mind and market share from industry stalwarts. Today, business disruption is synonymous with COVID-19 closures and the corresponding economic slowdown.

Disruptive Innovation Strategy – 13 Exercises for Disrupting Thinking in New eBook

BrainZooming

Whenever we discuss using questions to foster disruptive innovation strategy , it prompts objections. The objections center on the idea that questions do not create disruptive innovation. The point these individuals (who are usually innovation experts that comment on other companies’ content without ever generating any innovation strategy content of their own) make is that a whole variety of factors contribute to disruptive innovation.

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Don’t Disrupt, Create Better Options

Game-Changer

I was invited to talk about disruptive innovation, but the COVID-19 virus changed that and classes and all other activities were cancelled. The main point I wanted the students to take away is that disruption isn’t about destruction, it’s about creating new products / services, new choices for more people. Nowadays “disrupt” is thrown around as if everyone is doing it. Truthfully, disruption is rare. Because disruption happens after, not during.

Digital Disruption: A Multi-Generational Mindset

Daniel Burrus

Being anticipatory is a multifaceted offense in a world of rapid digital disruption. Yet it is important to remember that being anticipatory also requires you to be aware of disruptions from others that may impact you and knowing how to prepare accordingly.

10 Strategies for Leaders to Drive Disruptive Change

Innovation Excellence

Shawn Hunter's ten strategies that he outlines in his class book "Out Think" for driving the disruptive innovations that entrepreneurs and startups all dream about: Build Capability Disruption Growth Innovation Leadership People & Skills Strategy book review startupsHere is my summary and interpretation of author G.

True Disruption Often Leads to Invention, but So Does Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Some minor disruptions get in your way, so you and your team make some adjustments to your product. The aforementioned initial disruption they faced was the motor-bicycle being unable to climb some of the hills around Milwaukee.

Disruption Should Never Sneak Up on You: Find the Courage to Change by Using Hard Trends

Daniel Burrus

Today, the most prominent force of change is digital disruptions. These disruptions have displaced jobs, products, services — nearly anything you can imagine. The Fear of Digital Disruption. What Can Disrupt You?

Why do corporations fail to hear disruption signals?

Strategyzer

Years later, after having been disrupted by other companies and having lost their incumbent status, they often say “if only we had known we were about to get disrupted, we would have innovated.”. Business Strategy

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. It comes as no surprise to me or many out there working to disrupt the incumbent but it makes for difficult reading that this is not addressed far more head on. It examined the role of innovation in company strategy and its strategic importance on the board’s agenda.

We Can’t Stop Disruption

Moves the Needle

We must embrace disruption in order to make it work for all of us. At every level of the organization, people need to look at themselves and ask, “How do I disrupt myself in order to deal with the new reality?”. Disruption is happening, we can’t stop it.

Career-Long Lessons from a Once-in-a-Lifetime Disruption

Daniel Burrus

For some, the post-coronavirus “new normal” is a frightening concept that rattles their status quo, while others are taking this moment to seize new opportunities afforded to us by a global disruption, as COVID-19 has proven to be.

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. One, the misconception and another is disruption is good PR, there isn’t a day that goes by where some new upstart describes itself or is described as disruptive. The truth is not all innovation is disruptive.

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. Within a few paragraphs, the authors mention brands typically noted for disruption: Amazon, Zappos, and Alibaba. From this exercise, you can develop a better sense of areas primed for disruption.

Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?

IdeaScale

Insurers, private doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, researchers, and others will need to determine whether and how they’ll have access to this data, and any innovation strategy will have to consider how these stakeholders overlap. It’s only a matter of time before innovation strategies will need to consider medical blockchain technology, and where it might take the industry. The post Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?

Six Insights for Innovating Amid Disruption

Yet2

In many ways 2020 defines the idea of disruption: the entire world went into lockdown, markets fluctuate, and every university and R&D department raced to innovate. These funds must be ready and available when the disruption hits. We will continue to be surprised by disruptions.