Category Archives: Digital Disruption

WHAT IS YOUR DIGITAL STRATEGY?

November 21, 2017 by in Digital Disruption Comment (0)

Do you understand what a digital strategy looks like? Far too many business owners & senior executives are lost when it comes to discussing their organisation’s digital strategy – basically, because they simply do not understand the digital environment.. At the recently held “Huawei Connect” conference in Shanghai, Nigel Fenwick, a Vice President and principle

Are You A Digital Illiterate?

Being digitally literate is an essential for businesses today. There are a surprising number of business operators who are, basically, digitally illiterate – they simply do not understand how to harness technology to improve their business outcomes nor do they understand how the digital world works. But, more importantly, as a consequence of their ignorance

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY – PART TWO

Let’s explore the “Disruptors” of the last seventy years from 1950 to present day. Whilst the 1850’s came out of the industrial revolution (the biggest change to society since the invention of the printing press), the 1950’s came out of WWII (the biggest global conflict of all time). Transportation has changed dramatically – but not

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY – PART ONE

Disruptive technologies are Everywhere – or so it seems! There is hardly a week goes by without some new invention or piece of technology threatening to reshape the world as we know it & causing many businesses & industries to teeter on the brink of extinction. In this environment, it is easy to believe that

TIMELINE OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

The timeline of technological disruptions to society is huge! They are not all listed here, just the major ones – which have been grouped into two blocks of 70 years. The fist block being for the period 1850-1920 & the second from 1950 -2016. 1850-1920 Picture a world with no electricity, using horse drawn transportation