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.

10 Disruptive Trends for 2020


Disruption is everywhere. Emerging technologies catalyze disruption. The post 10 Disruptive Trends for 2020 first appeared on. Innovation business strategy disruption fintech innovation trends

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Digital Disruption is Now a Business Standard. Will you Fight it or Embrace it?

Daniel Burrus

Exponential digital technology is transforming every business process, and massive disruptions are at every turn. Digital Technology Simplifies Our Lives. While that might sound intrusive, trust me when I say that digital disruptions are a positive thing!

10 Disruptive Trends for 2020


Disruption is everywhere. Emerging technologies catalyze disruption. Last year, I described the disruptions facing a variety of industries, including healthcare , packaging , travel and hospitality , software , real estate and construction , retail shopping , and manufacturing. Innovation business strategy disruption fintech innovation trendsHere are 10 trends that will create opportunities – and threats – in 2020.

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What This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About Disruption

Faisal Hoque

Want to know what disruption looks like? Take a look at this video of a few Australian guys beach-fishing for tuna with the help of a drone. Thriving means being able to identify, understand, and respond toreal-time to change and disruption.

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What This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About Disruption

Faisal Hoque

Want to know what disruption looks like? Take a look at this video of a few Australian guys beach-fishing for tuna with the help of a drone. Thriving means being able to identify, understand, and respond toreal-time to change and disruption.

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Google Introduces the Self-driving Bicycle [video]

Innovation Excellence

Google wants to "make biking safer, smarter, and easier by applying self-driving technology to biking". Continue reading → Innovation Profiles of Innovators Social Innovation Technology Uncategorized Video marketing Disruptive Technoloby Google Netherlands Social Inovation technology TransporationThis spring, Google is introducing the self-driving bicycle in Amsterdam, the world's premier cycling city.

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Dialing In - The Impact of Video Conferencing and Virtual Collaboration Technologies


Fortunately, the use of video conferencing and virtual collaboration tools have been on the rise, and these solutions provide a safe alternative to in-person interactions without disrupting daily life.

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Crowdsolving Unsafe Cities — Social impact winner Elsa D’silva: [video]

Innovation Excellence

In this video, ElsaMarie D'Silva -- a ‘Crowd Sourced Social Impact’ winner from the #DigitalWomenAwards -- speaks of the significant social progress being made from her crowdsolving network, and also reflects on the ample opportunities in store for young women entrepreneurs today. Digital Disruption Innovation Processes & Tools Profiles of Innovators Social Innovation Technology Anti-violence Technology awards Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing Safecities Sexual Violence Social Impact

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The Top Ten Risks for Business

Destination Innovation

Short video. Videos aon business risk disruptive technologies economic downturn failure to innovate political uncertainty risk for businessThe top ten business risks according to a survey by Aon. Failure to innovate is #3. The post The Top Ten Risks for Business appeared first on Destination Innovation.

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3 Key Criteria of Disruptive Innovation


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.

Transformation is the Only Way to Really Change the Game 

Daniel Burrus

Instead of a customer paying hundreds of dollars a month for more channels he or she may not watch as a “perk,” TV networks are splitting off on their own and transforming the broadcast industry just as much as Netflix disrupted Blockbuster all those years ago. Capitalizing on Disruption.

Blockchain Video Interview with Paul Golding

Stephen Shapiro

I always admired Paul’s understanding of technology – not just from a bit and bytes perspective, but from a business perspective. If you watch this 45-minute video, I am convinced you will significantly increase your knowledge of blockchain and how to leverage it for your organization. It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Paul Golding… The post Blockchain Video Interview with Paul Golding appeared first on Stephen Shapiro.

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How to Come Up with Disruptive Ideas Using ‘Random Words’? [Including Video]


We only need to be creative and come up with original, new ideas 2% of the times on an average day, yet disruptive solutions are the key to any successful business in the 21stcentury. This is how we will end up with an association that triggers the disruptive solution we were after. The random word technique is a perfect method to be used in a group and inspire creative, disruptive ideas to make processes more efficient or identify breakthrough opportunities.

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TED talk: “I am not a visionary, I’m an engineer” [video]

Innovation Excellence

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice -- first with Linux, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by coders worldwide. Continue reading → Conferences Disruption Innovation Profiles of Innovators Technology Uncategorized Video Coders engineering internet Source Code technology TED

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Is Disruption the New Normal?

Moves the Needle

From managing remote workers, to internal communications dominated by video platforms, to the devastation of small business buyers and consumer budgets, the ‘new normal’ would have been barely recognizable at the beginning of 2020. Make no mistake, the pandemic disrupted business.

Disruptive Innovation: SpaceX

Collective Innovation

The same was true for the rocket industry itself which wasn’t getting cheaper as you’d expect but rather stagnant in cost and technology. So they decided to found Space Exploration Technologies and build the vehicles themselves. The disruptive nature of SpaceX is firmly rooted in cost and re-usability. In order for a new company or product to be disruptive it almost always needs two or more of the following attributes: Saves money.

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.

5G Is Far Bigger Than Faster Smartphones

Daniel Burrus

The global pandemic has disrupted business, government, healthcare, and education on a global level. This extreme disruption is far more than institutional. It’s been personal, disrupting how we all live, work, and play. .

Disruptive Innovation: Drones

Collective Innovation

The story of drones is much like the story of any other disruptive innovation. By the late ’90s the technology had advanced quite a bit to see the development of the Predator Drone which was able to fly extremely long distances remotely piloted via satellite link. These proved helpful in the Gulf War and by 2001 the technology had advanced to the point that the drones could be outfitted with Hellfire missiles.

Building the use of the innovation work mat as a compelling business case

Paul Hobcraft

In this video conversation of around 13 minutes , we explore why the leadership of organizations needs to get deeply involved in the innovation activity. If you are not seeking out a different, more disruptive or new business design, then you are eventually serving your shareholders poorly.

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.

Innovations linkages to Strategy is vitally important

Paul Hobcraft

In the video conversation with the link to this conversation here , Jeffrey and I discuss a number of helpful points of strategy and innovation linkage. It can be where it plans to invest its technology options to leverage knowledge.

Providing the glue in the common language, communications, and context needed for successful innovation

Paul Hobcraft

We explore why each factor is essential to innovation in the videos we’ve created. I think the videos allow us to explore each of these. One separate discussion video session will discuss the leadership role and why they should be the owners of the work mat.

Identifying Opportunities for Disruptive Innovation


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. A recent report by the Economist showed that 60% of company executives view disruption as a threat rather than an opportunity. This helps explain why most established firms react rather than drive disruptive innovation. Why do we fail to identify disruptive innovation?

A disruptive world requires new leadership capabilities


Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology centred and involves the development of new leadership capabilities. Being safely & intentionally different & provocative, to constantly disrupt & challenge the status quo.

Getting back to the Future about Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

We will attempt to focus on one of these in each short video produced. Paul Hobcraft and Jeffrey Phillips in conversations around innovation. I have just finished the first of a planned series with one of my favourite long-term collaborators Jeffrey Phillips. Here is the link to the recording.

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. Today, as more and more industries and businesses become disrupted, it is important to understand that digital disruption happens in waves. If your career, business, and industry has already been digitally disrupted, plan on it being disrupted again. .

Gartner’s Lewis Farran Explains Technology Trends And Managing For The Future


This was Lewis Farran’s message from a recent presentation he gave at a conference in Tijuana focused on Gartner’s top 10 strategic technology trends list, which include: AI foundations, intelligent apps, intelligent things, digital twins, cloud to the edge, conversational platform, immersive experience, blockchain, event-driven and continuous adaptive risk and trust. Gartner recently released the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2018 (summarize).

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The Best Ideas Are The Ones That Expand a Market


Though innovative ideas are everywhere, most entrepreneurs don’t set out to be innovative or disruptive. They set out to do more of the same or improve on what already exists; this is why most ideas are not new and disruptive ; they’re improvements on what already exists.

The Value of Virtual Applications and Digital Equity

Daniel Burrus

know that there is a whole growing and disruptive world outside of this physical one we call home. From GPS systems to smart refrigerators, so many versatile technologies and characteristics of those technologies make up the concept of A.R.

The Cost of Saying “No” Just Got Expensive

Daniel Burrus

While the level of uncertainty unfolding every day is staggering, and we can’t seem to react fast enough, it has never been more important to become anticipatory, identify the Hard Trends and disruptions before they happen and pre-solve predictable problems before they occur.

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Redefine Risk in the Face of the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

In this case, that this virus will end and the economy will bounce back, so you should innovate with the intent to positively disrupt this rather negative situation at hand. Now, consider video technology and how this industry is growing already for educators and speakers alike.

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Change is Uncomfortable. Not Changing Can be Regrettable.

Daniel Burrus

Change Is Disruptive. Whether change in our own personal daily routines or change at an organizational and industrial level, it is disruptive. Change takes the status quo of those business owners and business leaders and disrupts it in a range of small to completely detrimental ways.

All Work and No Play May Not Help Your Bottom Line

Daniel Burrus

It is no secret that children are attracted to video games like moths to light. Believe it or not, gamification is an increasing part of all of our lives in this new technological frontier, and is poised to educate adults just as much as video games educate children.

The Double-Edge of Total Connectivity: Keep Customers and Keep Delivering Convenience

Daniel Burrus

Does this make technology good or evil? As I teach c-suite executives and business leaders with my Anticipatory Organization ® Model , we must think exponentially about both software and hardware to stay ahead of disruption. Innovation Mobile Strategy Technology 2020 A.I.

Inside Four Decades of Breakthroughs at IBM Research

Innovation Excellence

PARC, developed much of the technology we associate with modern computers, such as the mouse and the graphical user interface. Disruption Innovation Profiles of Innovators R&D Research Science Technology Video Cognitive Computing Collaboratice Culture collaboration Electrochemistry IBM Molecular Biology Nanotechnology Nobel Prize quantum computingAmerican industry has a rich heritage of top-notch corporate labs.

From Game Rooms to Boardrooms, Virtual and Augmented Reality at Work

Daniel Burrus

Now that Facebook has changed their name to Meta to stake their claim on the personal and business use of Virtual Reality (VR) environments — the Metaverse – will this finally establish VR and/or Augmented Reality (AR) as commonplace technologies?

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Post-Pandemic Planning Requires Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, exponential digital transformation was the biggest disruption many organizations and leaders within those organizations concerned themselves with. Use it to turn disruption and change into opportunity and advantage !

IoT Could Soon Be As Common As Your Daily Commute

Daniel Burrus

Despite having the aforementioned technologies, does the concept of Smart City still sound like something out of a sci-fi movie or Netflix series? It shouldn’t, as the technology that encompasses a Smart City is fast becoming a reality, and it is already applied in many ways.

Culture of Innovation Video and Case Study: Cambia Health Solutions Transforms the Health Care Landscape Through Innovation


This blog features a new video of how Cambia drives employee engagement through its Pitchwell program and features their case study centered around their “app-a-thon challenge,” focusing on “the big problems in healthcare”. Pitchwell Video. With great uncertainty in the US health care system, senior leadership at Cambia was committed to “embedding innovation into the company’s bloodstream,” to transform and disrupt the health care industry.

Store Shelves Can’t Be Full When Staff Rosters Are Empty

Business and Tech

Meanwhile, COVID-19-related labor disruptions and ongoing talent gaps challenge many tiers of the retail supply chain. To win the talent wars, employers must think about how they can use innovative technologies to make work safer, less stressful, and more fulfilling. Retail Technology

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Augmentation and Client Embedding: The Disruption of the Consultancy Industry

Innovation 360

Right on schedule, disruption has come to the world of consulting. While many have seen it coming, only a few consulting firms are prepared to ride this wave of disruption into a new market reality. In fact, this category of problems cannot be solved with our current technology. The term augmented reality (AR) refers to the technique of layering information on top of the physical world, like the way that the monsters of Pokemon Go appear on top of live video feeds.