Clayton Christensen

Peeved by price gouging and shortages, hospitals will now make their own drugs | Ars Technica

“This is a shot across the bow of the bad guys.”<p>For four of the country’s largest hospital systems, enough is enough.<p>Sick of drug companies’ …

Health Care

Too Big to Fail: What Lessons Banks Should Learn From Disruption of Nokia

<b>We can all agree that iPhone changed the world in which we live. But, in November 2007, just a few months after the presentation of the iPhone,</b> …

Innovation

EdTech and Equity: An Interview by Henry Jenkins

<i>The excerpt below is cross-posted from Henry Jenkins' blog, Confessions of an Aca-Fan, and the full interview is available at</i> …

Innovation

The 21 Most Important Questions Of Your Life

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned from reading books, interviewing smart people, and having conversations with my mentors is that …

Maya Angelou

Diet Coke's Moment of Panic

The problem with the soda is right there in the name: It’s neither healthy-seeming enough to thrive as a diet drink nor tasty enough to thrive as a cola.<p>With sales of Diet Coke in a prolonged rut, Coca-Cola announced last Wednesday that it is tweaking the design of its most famous zero-calorie …

Business

Are co-working spaces disrupting real estate?

It’s also seen as a sign of a healthy culture of entrepreneurship to have lots of busy co-working places nearby.

Real Estate

The Great LOLCat Massacre

Recently, for work, I read through 10 years’ worth of the <i>New York Times</i> best-seller list and noticed a strange phenomenon. Since December 17 ...

Dean Koontz

To predict the winners in autonomous vehicles, think modular

This week at CES, many kinds of companies — automakers like Toyota, software companies like Baidu, semiconductor makers like Intel and dozens upon …

Microsoft Visual Studio

5 Books Billionaire CEOs Think Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Reading more is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions, second to working out and eating healthy. If you're one of the countless people …

Success

When You Should Respond To Disruptive Innovation

And How To Know If Your Company Can Compete<p>Coined in the early 1990s by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, disruptive innovation …

Innovation

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There’s a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Success

Football fans don't care about sports. Wait, what?

The NFL's challenges are your organizations's challenges, too. The more successful an organization, the harder it is for the organization to change. …

Peter Drucker

A UX Career is a Business Career

<i>Don’t panic! Here’s a mini-curriculum to boost your business savviness.</i><p>There’s this venn diagram that I’m sure you’ve seen many times. It’s in just …

Lean Startups

10 TED Talks Given by Mormons

TED Talks have become increasingly popular over the past few years, sharing new, powerful, or unique ideas in short video segments. TED speakers come …

TED Talks

2018 will be the year that large, incumbent companies take on big tech

ACCORDING to Ginni Rometty, IBM’s boss, the digital revolution has two phases. In the first, Silicon Valley firms make all the running as they create …

Women in Tech

Why Intelligent Disruption in Advertising Will Be the Most Important Trend of 2018

As we begin another year, is there a phrase or thought that the advertising industry can focus its attention on as we enter 2018? I submit to you two …

Innovation

39 Things I’d Have Told Myself at College Graduation

My time in college was more than I could have ever wished for: I learned from sage advisors, made lifelong friends, studied and worked in developing …

Health

The Big-D hit list: Disrupting the word disruption

The problem with business jargon, which most of us use ad nauseam, is that it’s not merely annoying, it carries the real potential to block progress. …

Innovation

Predictions for higher education in the coming year (opinion)

When we wrote last January about the trends coming for 2017, we thought colleges and universities would have a full-to-overflowing plate of …

Higher Education

The Best Books for Ecommerce Leaders to Read in 2018 (Hint: They’re Not Necessarily About Ecommerce)

“Books,” wrote Charles William Eliot, “are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the …

Success

10 books that’ll help you keep your #LegalTech Resolutions for 2018

<i>We all have big goals for 2018, these 10 books can help you achieve them.</i><p>Congratulations everyone! If you are reading this, we are now in 2018.<p>With …

Sheryl Sandberg

Top 20 Business Thinkers on Twitter

Twitter is a cornucopia of information and ideas.<p>Most people think of social media as platforms for broadcasting. But that is very far from the …

Nelson Mandela

The disruption of the mortgage industry has begun

When Clayton Christensen wrote his 1995 article, Disruptive Technologies, he probably had no idea that it would lead to executives working in every …

FinTech

Disruption: Cord Cutting, OTT, And Streaming

Cord cutting is real.<p>Cable providers can't keep up with changes.<p>Content producers preparing for life after cable.<p>Netflix is forcing the hand of …

Business

Digital transformation requires business model innovation (1 of 3)

<i>2017-12-20, 15:41 Posted by: Peter Tyreholt</i><p>have spent the last five years helping companies on their journey in digital transformation and before …

Exponential Finance Conference

This Acclaimed Harvard Professor Explains The Unintended Impact Of Our Pursuit Of Achievement On Our Pursuit Of Happiness

Clayton Christensen, one of the world's top management thinkers, asks a compelling question: "How Will You Measure Your Life?" To answer it, he applies expertise on business disruption to give us a surprising lens to use to understand why we focus so much on short term achievement and the impact …

Self-improvement

Calvin Coolidge, Honorary Founder

<i>The following is adapted from a speech given by Bob Luddy at the Coolidge Presidential Foundation Gala on December 11, 2017 in New York City.</i><p>For most …

Conservative View

Adjustable IOLs—Disrupting the Refractive IOL Industry

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen popularized the concept of disruptive innovation to explain why the most successful companies …

Ophthalmology

‘Hire’ this article if you’re struggling to understand your customer needs

‘Hire’ this article about milkshakes if you’re struggling to understand your customer needs<p>How Job-To-Be-Done Theory can help you better understand …

UX Design

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017

Teaser Image<p>Education's Online Futures<p><i>This is part six of my annual look at the year’s “top ed-tech stories”</i><p>Some of the most oft-told tales in …

Education