Disruption

HEWN, No. 240

He made the same prediction in 2013. He doubled-down on the prediction earlier this year. And Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen was back …

Clayton Christensen

If online college is set to be the norm, here's what your student of the future will be missing

Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor, just published a book -- and told an audience of 1,500 people at the annual Salesforce innovation conference -- that claims half of colleges and universities in the U.S. will go bankrupt in ten to fifteen years. He's actually more …

Golf

For investors right now, the only thing that matters is whether a company can beat Amazon or Netflix

The stock market is saying internet giants are eating the world and companies need to figure out how to survive their onslaught in the new digital …

Stocks

India's Highest Credit Rating in Decades Makes Modi's Job Harder

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wriggle room to relax his deficit targets just got reduced by Moody’s Investors Service.<p>On Thursday, the government …

Economy

What Subway Taught Me about First Impressions and Entrepreneurial Success

Everyone wants to be a disruptive force out of the gate. What if the key to entrepreneurial success is a commitment to constantly improving?<p>Subway was founded in 1968 in Bridgeport, Conn., by Fred DeLuca, who recently passed away. I was raised in Milford, Conn., which is about a 10-minute drive to …

Entrepreneurship

China Leads Asia in ‘Digital Disruption,’ Report Says

Eight of the top 10 “digital disruptors” in Asia came from China according to a new list by a leading industry consultant, underscoring the country’s …

News (China)

Louisiana Medicaid managed-care contracts rejected again

Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has lost its latest effort to persuade House Republicans to back contract extensions for Louisiana's Medicaid …

Business

Belong partners with American Cancer Society to help beat cancer with AI

In the battle against cancer, access to high-quality information, data, and assistance are invaluable.<p>Today, Belong: Beating Cancer Together — whose app connects patients to public and private chats with doctors and professionals — has announced a partnership with the American Cancer Society. The …

Business

Business Mobility Provider Alphabet Germany Builds Fuel Cell Fleet

<b>Business mobility provider brings 30 subsidized fuel cell vehicles to German roads</b><p><b>Unterschleißheim -</b> Alphabet Deutschland continues to expand its …

Energy

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in deal talks with Comcast: report

The Murdoch family led 21st Century Fox has reportedly been approached by Comcast about a possible sale of some of Fox's key entertainment assets.<p>The …

21st Century Fox

Automotive LIDAR Sensors Market: Regional Market Segment by Production, Consumption, Revenue and Growth Rate

<b>Automotive LIDAR Sensors market</b> research report will help its buyer to generate maximum returns-on-investment as it provides clarity required to make …

Internet of Things

The Future of Online Retail Is Offline

“Five years from now, we won’t be debating whether ‘e-tailers’ are taking share from brick-and-mortar retailers, because they are all the same.”<p>When Warby Parker was founded in 2010, the pitch was simple: Don't buy expensive designer eyeglasses in stores; buy cheaper ones on the Internet.<p>It was a …

Business

The clearest sign yet that Silicon Valley is ahead of Detroit in the self-driving car race

The autonomous car race is heating up. After years in which auto innovation meant mostly new exterior trim, companies are vying to transform the nature of the vehicle itself. It’s not just parts manufacturers and automakers (although at least 64 have set up shop in Silicon Valley). It’s tech giants …

Silicon Valley

The Disruptive Agency Model

In<p>a recent Ad Age post, I heralded a new era for agencies where "quality scale" was new revenue created through the design of trusted user …

Advertising Industry

Vancouver company announces innovation in blockchain technology

Venzee’s new technology seeks to connect businesses with blockchain networks<p>Venzee Inc., a Vancouver company that specializes in developing software …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin: Currency or Asset Class - Boom or Bubble?

Bitcoin continues to make all-time highs, and one cannot help but acknowledge its legitimacy. When the CME announces that Bitcoin futures contract will soon be traded on its platform, and leading technical analysts are forecasting a pullback, it is clear that this virtual currency whose value is …

Bitcoin

ECB warns banks against Brexit 'empty shells'

<b>European regulators have warned banks working on post-Brexit plans that they will "need to have substance locally" to serve European clients.</b><p>The European Central Bank said some of the proposals it has reviewed are inadequate and risk creating "empty shells".<p>Many banks currently gain access to the …

Brexit

Isuzu Philippines officially opens new dealership in Baguio City

Isuzu Philippines expands dealership network with new showroom Baguio City

Philippines

SecureKey, Wealthsimple, League, Borrowell, Sensibill and Wave make Global Fintech100

Six Canadian companies were named as some of the top fintech firms around the world in the 2017 Fintech100 by KPMG Fintech and H2 Ventures.<p>The …

FinTech

The myth of the hot IPO: Why investors need to be wary of initial public offerings

Investment lore tells us that “there’s gold in them there hills,” when it comes to initial public offerings of stocks. Surely everyone has heard …

Canadian News

The $4.4 trillion 'Big Five' could destroy the tech ecosystem

How big can the largest tech companies get? How completely can they come to dominate the economy? The "big five" - Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, …

Apple Watch

November | The human nature of digital disruption: Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

As an author, analyst and futurist who has worked in the tech industry since before technology was consumerized, Brian Solis knows a thing or two …

Innovation

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will soon be bankrupt

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, known for his theory of disruptive innovation, predicts that half of the 4,000-plus colleges …

Business

Scotland to become first country in world to introduce minimum pricing for alcohol

Scotland is set to become the first country in the world to set a minimum price for alcohol as a way of improving public health after the Scotch Whisky Association lost an appeal against the plan at the UK’s highest court.<p>The SWA, with other sections of the drinks industry, argued the move to …

News

The bubble is going to burst for colleges and universities, professor says - Salon.com

Half of the colleges and universities in the United States are in danger of bankruptcy over the coming decades.<p>Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen said that the number — up to 2,000 schools could be affected over the next 10 to 15 years — is thanks to online education.<p>In …

Liberal View

5 secrets behind building a successful membership-based business

Amazon Prime, Blue Apron, Dollar Shave Club—what do all of these businesses have in common? They're membership-based and have seen a wide scope of …

Business

Announcing the 2018 Digital Transformation Report

The digital transformation of business is happening all around us, from mobile devices to ecommerce, artificial intelligence, big data and beyond. …

Digital Transformation

Analyzing start-up and investment trends in the mobility ecosystem

How can companies identify—and source—the technologies that will be critical for crafting a strategy to keep up in the shifting automotive</b> …

Innovation

I'm Afraid Warren Buffett Is Ignoring This Major Disruptive Force

Two of Berkshire's cash-cow businesses could get disrupted faster than Warren Buffett can say "book value."<p><b>Berkshire Hathaway Inc.</b> …

Stocks

Is Your Business Under Attack By Advanced Analytics Predators? [Infographic]

One of the most disruptive forces in business is rapidly coming into focus—namely, the application of advanced data and analytics embedded into the core of business. Incumbents struggle to compete against it; smart companies take advantage of it. This infographic explores the warning signs that an …

Business Intelligence