Category: Profiles of Innovators
All of these stories have one thing in common: the identification of an unrecognized genius…Yet there is also another, less obvious commonality. Continue reading
Introducing new technology and innovations is a delicate process — especially outside of traditionally tech-oriented industries. Here are three approaches I have found to be successful in keeping customers interested in innovations without overwhelming them. Continue reading
DisruptTV hosts chat it up with Deborah Mills-Scofield (VC, Professor and Entrepreneur), Paul Daugherty (CTO of Accenture), and Esteban Kolsky, (Principal and Founder of ThinkJar). A lively and über-intelligent conversation that’s not to be missed.
Tiago Félix da Silva Lopes is a brilliant and enthusiastic Digital Director at Portugal Telecom. Discover his experience, and the single digital unit he created. Learn how digital transformation unfolds as a continuous cycle of initiatives, rather than a project with an end. Continue reading
Disrupt your own business before someone else does. Offering second hand books at low margin threatened Amazon’s higher value new book sales but this did not bother Bezos. He wanted to own that segment of the market too and to prevent a competitor from seizing it. Continue reading
These days, there is no shortage of advice on how to be successful. Learning to code, creating disruption and even Montessori schools are commonly cited examples. But they are no more helpful than, “learn to do heart surgery”, “come up with a great idea and “go to Harvard.” Continue reading
Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with Linux, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by coders worldwide. In a rare interview with TED’s curator, Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. Continue reading