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  • The Transformational Promise of Blockchain

    Imagine a giant network that can track transactions, ownership, and value securely, where activities can be verified and updated by all participants. In a nutshell, this is blockchain: a digital, distributed ledger system in which identical copies are controlled by multiple participants.

  • Capturing Insights for Disruptive Innovation

    Some of the most successful examples of disruptive innovation involve companies that identified unmet and, in some cases, unimagined customer needs. In other cases, the genesis for disruption was borne out of necessity.

  • Responding to Disruption

    From consumer financial services to media and transportation, digital disruption is altering the business landscape dramatically. To date, leaders of long-standing companies have responded to digital disruption in one of three ways, according to PwC.

  • Leveraging the Internet of Things for Disruption Today

    The Internet of Things (IoT) offers businesses new ways to expand relationships with customers and to improve operational efficiency. For instance, Samsung has introduced a smart refrigerator that takes a picture of the contents each time the door closes. The image can be sent to a homeowner's smartphone to remind them when items need to be replaced.

  • Cultivating a Mindset for Disruptive Innovation

    In the current business climate, if your organization isn't proactively driving disruption, it's reacting to it. Driving disruptive innovation requires passion and willingness to discard old business practices and this-is-how-we've-always-done-things approach to getting things done. In order to succeed at disruptive innovation, companies need to be unshackled from outdated approaches, enabling the business to act on opportunities to serve customers in new ways and achieve competitive advantage.

  • Unleashing Disruptive Innovation

    Your company doesn't need to be an Apple or an Uber or an Airbnb to grab disruption by the horns. CIOs for companies in industries ranging from financial services to manufacturing to pharmaceuticals can enable their organizations to leverage existing and emerging technologies and spearhead innovation that delivers new forms of value to customers and shareholders.

  • Planning and Preparing for Disruption

    In an ideal world, it's always desirable for a company to be in a position where it is either the industry leader or placing rival companies on the defensive with disruptive innovation.

  • Succeeding in the Age of Disruption

    Disruption. It's a term that's echoing across meeting rooms, conference halls, and corporate hallways around the world. Meanwhile, disruptive technology is all around us. Autonomous vehicles. 3D printing. Mobile Internet. Business is inhabited by disruptive companies.