Mega-corporations believe they must continually reinvent themselves in order to have the latest, best thing and beat their competitors, who are about to overtake them in the market. City after city is now suffering a "disruptive" assault on public education.
If the FCC can adopt rules that allow all providers to bid equally against each other for the spectrum they need to provide consumers their wireless service, the FCC will have done its part to encourage and stimulate the growth of a truly vibrant market ripe for continued BBDs.
I spend a lot of time with people who want to change the world and with people who actually do. The difference between them isn't intelligence, money, connections, or even force of will -- it's perspective.
My roommates and I are reorganizing some stuff in our apartment as some people are moving out. While we moved our TV yesterday, the mass of cords and boxes required to make it all work struck me as absurd.
Steve Jobs loved music, but hadn't spent his life as a disc jockey. He was not a professional musician or a stereo hardware designer and he didn't focus on music marketing. That is, until he and his team at Apple released the iPod.
How did POPVOX co-founder Rachna Choudhry and I start caring about disruption? A few years ago, we noticed that in our world -- that of advocacy, Congress, and civic engagement -- NO ONE was doing the task that was expected of them.