Category: Apple

Has Apple lost innovative momentum? Is this company now only innovation follower? Continue reading

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After hearing U2 announce, during Apple’s keynote last week, that their surprise new album, Songs of Innocence, would be available for free on iTunes, I was impressed but dubious. Continue reading

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Apple - Think Different

A brand is the external reflection of a company’s inside culture and core values. In order for a brand to stay relevant, be different and unique, it must reinvent itself continuously. If a company’s products or services don’t change the game regularly, they suddenly become a commodity, as unique and innovative they could have been at some point. Continue reading

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How can a competitor launch an iPhone before Apple?

We live in an amazing age. An era when barriers to entry and barriers to scale sometimes seem to decreasing faster than the size of semiconductors. If Moore’s law states that the number of transistors per square inch doubles approximately every two years, what would you call the similar increase in speed to scale that has emerged over the past decade? Continue reading

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Designing Beautiful Business

Being a beautiful business is the future of business. The first step is to know what and where to know how to design a business to be beautiful. Use qualities of beauty and design principles as guidelines. Continue reading

Posted in Apple, Business Models, Conferences, Culture & Values, Design, Health/Healthcare, Innovation, Presentations, Processes & Tools, Strategy, Sustainability, culture | 6 Comments
In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

2014 will be the year of the ecosystem. This is no longer the stuff of gadget-crazed millennials and slick conference presentations of “thought leaders,” but is beginning to permeate every aspect of society and commerce. Continue reading

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Strong Leaders in the Context of Innovation

I have often said that Apple is a bad example for learning on innovation because it is a very unique company (at least it was during the leadership of Steve Jobs). Since it was/is such a unique company, we should be careful on their innovation moves as they would be difficult to apply to a ”normal” company.. Continue reading

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