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Daniel Burrus

The Future of 3D Printing

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.30.2013 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

I have been writing about 3D Printing (also called Additive Manufacturing) for over 20 years. At first the technology was used for rapid prototyping. ...

Creativity and Innovation: Your Keys to a Successful Organization

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

            The companies that have done the best over the long haul are those who are the most creative and innovative. These organizations don...

To Grow Your Business Or A National Economy, Ask Better Questions!

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

I recently took my first trip to Iceland in order to do some speaking and consulting with one of my clients. As I rode in the car to my hotel, I notic...

What Michelangelo Can Teach Us about Innovation and Competition

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.09.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

On a recent trip to Italy I had the opportunity to visit both Florence and Rome, and to see the work of some of history's greatest artists, including ...

Today's CTO: The Chief Transformation Officer

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In a recent blog post, I suggested that the role of the CIO needs to shift from that of a Chief Information Officer to a Chief Innovation Officer, lar...

Today's CIO: The Chief Innovation Officer

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Today's world of business is not just changing--it's transforming. What's the difference? Change is doing something in an incrementally different way....

Dematerialization - A Pathway for Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Dematerialization is a key strategy for innovation and one I discuss in my book, Flash Foresight. What is dematerialization? Quite simply, it's the ab...

Globalization - A Strategy For Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Anyone can globalize their business, no matter how large or small that business is, thanks to digitization, virtualization, mobilization, and Cloud te...

What We Can All Learn from G-Cloud and the Singapore Government

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

A little over a month ago, I was in Washington, DC, meeting with the CIOs and CTOs of all government agencies in the U.S. Their prime concern was keep...

Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Did NOT Say, "I Have A Plan"

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

When Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial fifty years ago and spoke to a great people about their greater future, he did...

Convergence: A Power Tool for Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

A powerful strategy for driving innovation, and one I discuss in my latest bestseller Flash Foresight, is called convergence. It's about taking separa...

The Virtual ER Is Here Today, Saving Time and Money

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Twenty years ago, I predicted that when the exponential and predictable progress of processing power, storage, and bandwidth--what I called the three ...

One Technology That Is Already Changing the Future Of Energy

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The accelerating change of technology we use commercially and personally is dramatically increasing the global demand for electric power. As consumers...

Blur is the Enemy of a Well-Lived Life

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In the northern hemisphere, it is summer, which means a time of vacations, getting together with friends, and taking a little time off. But are you re...

How a Contest Can Spur Innovation and Grow Your Business

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

While I use many innovative strategies to help companies accelerate, I've always liked the approach of running a contest. When was the last time your...

The Good Old Days of Retail are Ahead of Us, Not Behind Us

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Several years ago I started reporting about an emerging trend that is now in full bloom. It's called showrooming and is the practice of selecting and ...

It's Time to Change Your Outlook on Change

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

If you think that change is coming at you faster and faster each day, you're right. That's because the three change accelerators of processing power, ...

Intelligent Machines Will Make Their Own Decisions

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We are now experiencing a tsunami of information washing over us--over every single business and person--because we're making more and more things con...

The Supreme Court's Ruling that Human Genes Can't Be Patented Will Accelerate Innovation and the Reality of Personalized Medicine

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The Supreme Court's recent ruling that companies cannot patent parts of naturally-occurring human genes represents a game-changer for healthcare and t...

Social Media ROI for Business: Facebook versus LinkedIn

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

With the multitude of social media sites, it's hard for businesses to determine where they should be allocating their time and resources. And since ma...

Harness the Power of Visual Communications

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

When I say "visual communications," you might think I'm referring to video conferencing, which has been around for a long time and is most often used ...

How To Decommoditize Any Product or Service

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Many of today's companies are competing on price and have razor thin margins on their products. As a result, they've commoditized their product and ha...

How to Make More Money by Giving Away Your Most Expensive Product

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Executives at Pratt & Whitney, one of the largest jet engine manufacturers in the world, were facing several major problems that were proving to be di...

How the 3D Web Will Transform Your Business

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Have you heard about 3D web yet? Notice I didn't say 3D television where you have to wear those special glasses. I'm referring to browsing the Interne...

Competitive Advantage Is Increasingly Determined By Your Data

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We're starting to see that any company's competitive advantage is increasingly determined by the quality of the data they have and how they're using t...