Disruption & Innovation

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The Age of Mobility

3 trends for work, workforce and workplace I’m sure you’d agree that the iPhone (first released in 2007) represents a great example of innovation in the modern era. The years since (for both the iPhone and Hargraves which launched in 2006) have been ones of unprecedented change and disruption. Our research of trends and best …

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Identifying your customer’s pain points (before someone else does)

Want to identify where a disruptor will enter? Identify the pain point/frustration that your customer has with your current offering In today’s world, customers are looking to, or already have taken control of whatever functionality they are addressing at the moment. Via Google and Social Media are more knowledgeable about what’s out there and what’s …

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Is your organisation capable of being disruptive?

The Hargraves Step Change Commercialisation Group discussed the topic “How to develop a step by step process for radical change that can be incorporated into a Portfolio Management Approach that balances today’s requirements with future viability”. Two case studies were presented. Cochlear How does Cochlear bring about disruption to their product offering by using a …

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Why Collect Problems When Solutions are much more Fun!

Collaborative Circle brief: “What stops us from delivering Breakthrough Products and Services, and how do we get better at collecting problems.”   Why focus on problems when they are all around us and we are generally being paid to deliver solutions? It’s because incremental solutions are what we are comfortable with and are readily accepted …

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Six Ways to Be a Design Thinking Disruptor

Are you an extremely efficient organisation in what you have always done, but sales are lagging or plateauing –  so you cut your costs and prices? Perhaps you’re a product only based organisation, and your customers are continually asking for more of you? Or are you an organisation that hasn’t changed for a long time, …

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Why bother with Step Change/Disruptive Commercialisation Projects when Day to Day Stuff is easier to do?

I’ve been privileged to work with organisations where substantial (step) changes have had to be achieved either from a product/service offering or from a business model perspective. Therefore it has been fantastic to sit in on the Step Change Commercialisation Group and these blogs will summarise their findings and my perspectives on these findings. Why …

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