Business Model Strategies & Tools for Disruptive Digital Innovation

Want Disruptive Digital Innovation? Here are 5 Business Model Strategies and Tools for Strategic Business Growth.   At some point every industry and every organization will face disruption. From retailers like Blockbuster and Borders Books to tech giants like Nokia and Blackberry, seemingly untouchable brands have been caught off guard by rapidly changing business landscapes.…

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5 Ways to Test Innovative Ideas (Cheaper and Faster)

  A few weeks ago, Jeff Bezos voiced a dirty little secret about disruptive innovation: it’s not just about creating groundbreaking new products and services, it’s about creating groundbreaking new products and services that people actually want to buy. “At Amazon, we’ve had a lot of inventions that we were very excited about, and customers…

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6 Innovation Tool Kits to Drive Business Growth

Promoting a culture of innovation focused on business growth starts with providing practical tools that give anyone the opportunity to innovate in whatever they do. (Article based on the book, The Invisible Advantage) It’s one thing to say you want a culture of innovation. It’s another to actually get everyone truly innovating. We hear it…

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Predicting relationships with big data business models

Can what you binge-watch make you more attractive? We’re familiar with dating sites and apps like Tinder, Hinge, OkCupid and stalwart Match.com. 40 million Americans use online dating sites and apps, so there are 40 Million Americans giving out personal information, in the hopes that whatever predictive algorithm being used will lead them to a…

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Four Mind-Bending Business Models

There are a myriad of lists out there extolling the top trends and innovative products to watch this year. But perhaps the greatest innovations in business won’t be what companies decide to sell, but how they’ll go to market in ways that create entirely new business models. Here are four strategies to watch: Exclusivity –…

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10 French Innovations that Changed Technology & History

The French have introduced many innovations that have positively impacted the world, from technology to food. This article was posted in response to the November 2015 Paris terror attack. In the aftermath of a terrible tragedy, or an act of malice, we are called upon to remain strong. We take it upon ourselves to stand…

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The Innovative Classroom – Let the (mobile) educational technology ring in

In the melee of getting kids prepared to head back to school, it’s easy to overlook the bigger disruptive changes happening in education nationally and even globally. It’s time to innovate the classroom and let the mobile phone technology ring in! Though we’re all pretty well aware of the social, economic and behavioral challenges educators…

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Business Model Innovation? July Retail Deals are the new Black (Friday)

In the style of summer action movie blockbusters – a summer battle went down between Amazon and Walmart. Both retail giants offered discounts and promotions to rival those only seen during traditional Black Friday sales. These sales created the kind of hype associated with summer blockbusters and put the marketing punch for the new Terminator…

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Why Women are the Future (and Past) of Business Innovation

Mainstream business culture penalizes women for being women. But “feminine” skill sets are the not-so-secret ingredients for what it takes to innovate in today’s digital world. 2015 has so far been monumental for women. Hilary announced her run for office, and six women took home the Pulitzer Prize (compared to one female winner in 2014).…

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