Change is one constant in business. The evolution of operating system market share demonstrates some important lessons for innovating in a constantly shifting environment. Continue reading
Apple CEO Tim Cook has a very tough job. Not only does he have to run the most valuable tech company on the planet, but he has to follow one of the greatest chief executives in history. Is he up to it? I’m beginning to think he’s not. Continue reading
The media is always ranking “the most innovative companies”-Forbes does it. Fast Company does it. The Economist Intelligence Unit even does it. But what do innovation rankings really measure and do they help business leaders understand the new rules of innovation? Continue reading
Following very successful launches of the iPod (which transformed music from CDs to MP3) and iPhone (which turned everyone into smartphone users,) the iPad’s transformation of personal technology made Apple look like an impenetrable juggernaut – practically untouchable by any competitor! But things look very different now. Continue reading
A tell-tale sign of the Attribute Dependency Technique is the word “smart” in any product description. Apple’s new patent for ‘smart shoes’ is a case in point. As reported by PSFK.. Continue reading
Do you know the difference between innovation and invention? In the mobile space, Apple and Samsung have legally clashed over it. Other brands are doing the same as they try to protect their intellectual property. A whole ecosystem has arisen around IP law and enforcement.
Many people equate spending on R&D with investing in innovation. The logic goes that R&D spending is lab spending, and out of labs come innovations. Hence, those that spend a lot on R&D are innovative. That is faulty logic. Continue reading