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Digital Disruption

Disruptive digital innovation is the "new norm"

Professor Mark Skilton | Posted 12.21.2016 | Technology
Professor Mark Skilton

Disruption is where the existing market for a business is radically changed through new competition. This can either be through new companies enterin...

Disruptive Innovation Takes the Sharing Economy to Sea

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

"Disruptive innovation" is one of the most overused and misunderstood phrases of this digital age. Using digital technology to ease our daily frustrat...

Disrupt Yourself -- And Take Your Career (And Your Company) To New Heights

Debra Walton | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Debra Walton

The current fintech explosion is aimed fairly and squarely at disrupting the financial sector, the industry where I have spent the majority of my care...

Life Insurance Insurtech Innovation: Startups And Carriers In Pursuit

Amy Radin | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Amy Radin

Both startups and legacy businesses are pursuing solutions to industry pain points. Attention is being paid to distribution, product, client experience, speed, productivity, big data, compliance and other areas within the life category where inefficiency exists or where client needs are not met today.

Life insurance Insurtech Innovation: Not An Oxymoron

Amy Radin | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Amy Radin

While most insurance technology startup activity in the US is concentrated in health and auto, there are signs of life (pun intended) in the life insurance sector.

Consumers are Driving Technological Change

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The financial services industry has been notoriously slow to adapt to the evolving technology landscape and its customers' digital demands. In yet ano...

The Digital Disruption of Our Lives

Swati Joshi | Posted 04.29.2017 | Technology
Swati Joshi

Whether you are a fan of the digital revolution, or think of it as unavoidable evil, there is no denying that it has changed our lives forever.

You Can Be Disruptive by Asking a Simple Question

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.07.2017 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Every marketplace and industry is currently going through a digital transformation. The days of having a "wait and see" approach in business are over...

The Simple Math Behind Free Shipping -- A Lesson in Market Share and Volume

David Sable | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
David Sable

Ultimately, Amazon will have us all so hooked and locked in that when they raise prices to turn a real profit, we will have no choice but to pay -- and pay we will for the continued convenience and efficiency of it all.

Is Netflix the Amazon of Entertainment?

David Sable | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
David Sable

My crystal ball is cloudy, but I will take a bet on Netflix, and by implication Amazon, so long as they stay the course on delivering what we all want. Great shows to watch anywhere, anytime as we want to.

Be the Disrupter, Not the Disrupted: Here's How to Stimulate Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Whether we acknowledge it or not, we live in an economy of digital disruption.

Fear Not the Digital Vortex: Why Businesses Must Evolve

Daniel Newman | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Daniel Newman

While 40 percent of companies being consumed by the digital wave in five years sounds a bit aggressive, you can't ignore the fact that there are massive changes in the way companies market, sell, recruit, and use technology to run their operations today.

Make Digital Disruption Your Biggest Competitive Advantage

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Daniel Burrus

If digital disruption hasn't happened to your industry yet, you're not at all immune. People out there are literally reinventing the wheel every day, as well as many new wheels that were impossible just a few years ago, and they'll do it in your field sooner or later; this is a Future Fact.

Digital Commerce in China: Cheap Tricks or Deep Love?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Chinese marketers - indeed, marketers everywhere -- need to "rebuild" corporate structures to align assets. True, "pain from change" is unavoidable. But downward vortex of commoditization will be more difficult to bear.

Anticipating Digital Disruption

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In order to thrive in this time of exponential change and rapid digital disruption, it is imperative to actively scan far outside of your industry looking for new ways to disrupt yourself, before others do it for you.

Why Sustainable Engagement Is Built on Purpose

Karin Volo | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Karin Volo

Engagement seems to be the latest corporate "buzz word" -- but is it really? Or have we come to understand the significance of having employees that truly love their jobs?

Disrupting Our Oceans is the Next Big Thing

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 08.23.2014 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

I invite you to see our oceans as a big sea of code with algorithms as its waves and realize that you can hack it.

Imminent Chaos

Bruce Judson | Posted 07.21.2013 | College
Bruce Judson

The essence of a good education is, to a large extent, the ability to recognize an important issue in a particular field of study, analyze a problem if it exists, and determine the best course of action.

Digital Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation (EXCERPT)

James McQuivey | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
James McQuivey

If people + infrastructure = disruption, then digital innovators + digital infrastructure = digital disruption. Massive digital disruption, at a scale and a pace most are simply not prepared for.

Digital Disruption Is Harder to Face Than You Think

James L. McQuivey | Posted 10.01.2012 | Technology
James L. McQuivey

We've all heard the word disruption. Most of us think we know what that is. And we've all heard the word digital. Most of us think we know what that is, too. But put them together -- digital disruption -- and they add up to much more than the mere sum of their parts.