Month: April 2017

Corporations Playing in the Margins Are Getting Destroyed

Why would a company like Uber, fully capable of going public and garnishing a boatload of cash in the process, choose to stay private? Well first, they already have a boatload of cash. They have taken in $15 billion to

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Jobs to be Done Theory at McDonald’s – The Sunday Night Caper

Why is the Innovator’s Dilemma not good enough to protect incumbents? Leading economist Clayton Christensen recently came out with a book describing a new theory which attempts to help companies having trouble innovating. This was in part an attempt to

Posted in Disruptive Innovation

Why Digital Matters

In the realm of business, Digital is fundamentally shifting the playing field in two fundamental areas.  Internally, Digital will automate and improve many complex operations within a company and also will produce valuable insights through advanced analytics.  Externally, Digital will shift the balance of

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