The Disruption Trump Card

The Disruption Trump Card

While Disruptor’s Handbook is an Australian company, we operate in a global market, and thus it is timely to consider the impact of President-elect Trump on the issue of disruption and innovation generally. Several commentators have already examined the innovation...
Every company is a software company

Every company is a software company

This week in my classes at UTS, I put up this quote in a lecture on Agile Methodologies and Lean Thinking: As our companies turn into highly focused software organizations, we must change the way we manage them. A continuous learning environment fueled by...
Making Time for Innovation

Making Time for Innovation

Perhaps the biggest barrier to innovation in enterprise contexts is time. Coordinating the diaries of diverse teams and ensuring everyone can be accessed across distances, time zones and responsibilities can be the most challenging aspect of getting started with...
Why ‘Change’ Isn’t ‘Innovation’

Why ‘Change’ Isn’t ‘Innovation’

The world is in love with innovation. It’s good for business, and it’s good for the economy.  Innovation in business, in particular, is providing organisations with an opportunity to respond to significant change in consumer behaviour, to gather insights...
Are we in a Disruption Bubble?

Are we in a Disruption Bubble?

I keep a keen eye on commentary about business disruption, and I’m concerned that a lot of hyperbole is seeping in to the analysis about what constitutes disruptive innovation, what the impact of disruption may be to companies and employees, and what can be done...