Disruptive Innovations

  1. The Alternative is Nothing

    The history of technology innovation is the history of disruption. New technologies become available and disrupt the market for more-established, higher-end products. We’re witnessing one of the latest waves of technological disruption, as mobile devices put access to the internet in the hands of people who previously never had that power.

    A List Apart,

  2. The Alternative is Nothing

    A List Apart,

  3. When Giants Fail

    By Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker,

  4. Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy

    McKinsey estimates that 2 to 3 billion people will come online globally through the mobile internet over the next decade, generating annual economic impact of $3.7 trillion to $10.8 trillion globally by 2025.

    McKinsey & Company

  5. Disruptive Innovation

    Disruptive innovation describes a process by which a product or service takes root initially in simple applications at the bottom of a market and then relentlessly moves up market, eventually displacing established competitors.

    By Clayton Christensen

  6. Jealous of her transistor radio

    The transistor radio was a disruptive innovation: low end products disrupted the market for higher-end furniture radios.

    By Chris Sandström

  7. Clayton Christensen’s Innovation Brain

    In 2007 Christensen said the probability of success for the iPhone was limited because it wasn’t truly disruptive.

    Business Week,

  8. Creation Myth

    Xerox PARC, Apple, and the truth about innovation.

    By Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker,

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