Disruptive Innovation

The classic model is giving fire to the masses. The modern interpretative is using low-cost revolutionary technology to transform an indusry. Here is Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen describing  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. Disruptive Innovation.  ...

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Amazon.com: Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers eBook: Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur: Books

Amazon.com: Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers eBook: Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur: Books.

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Captain Ahab’s map was cloned from Captain Maury’s early big data extrapolations

Captain Ahab’s Maps | Musings on Maps.

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Process Mining: The Objectification of Gut Instinct

Process Mining: The Objectification of Gut Instinct

Written by Dr. Anne Rozinat and Prof. Dr. Wil van der Aalst. Making Business Processes More Transparent Through Data Analysis Big Data already existed in the 19th Century. At least that might be the conclusion you would draw by looking at the story of Matthew Maury. We draw a parallel with the first systematic evaluations of seafaring logbooks and show how you can quickly and objectively map processes based on the evaluation of log files in IT systems. Fig. 2: IT-supported Processes record in detail which activities were executed when and by...

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The Goal (1984), by Eliyahu Goldratt

The Goal (1984), by Eliyahu Goldratt – The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books – TIME. Eliyahu Goldratt’s The Goal is unusual among business management books for at least two reasons. First, Goldratt wasn’t a titan of industry, a b-school professor, or even a consultant, but rather a physicist. Second, The Goal is a novel. Centered on a production manager named Alex Rogo who has three months to turn around a deficient, unprofitable manufacturing plant, The Goal explains the “Theory of...

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