Disrupt … or Be Disrupted

“Established companies are being disrupted faster than ever before according to the Academy for Corporate Entrepreneurship. The academy also believes that 75% of the S&P 500 will be replaced by 2027. That is a mind-blowing statistic. Small businesses are not immune to this potential disruption either. When you consider that there are approximately 30 million smallContinue reading “Disrupt … or Be Disrupted”

Transparency and Trust in the Cognitive Era

There are a lot of points of view emerging on artificial intelligence.  Elon Musk, Mark Cuban and others have been vocal on the responsible use or governance of artificial intelligence.  IBM’s version of this could really be called augmented intelligence because it is a more responsible approach to augmenting human decision making rather than simply replacingContinue reading “Transparency and Trust in the Cognitive Era”

Capitalizing on Healthcare Disruption

One of the best books on business strategy is “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu even though it was written sometime around 512 BC … and is actually about military strategy. I have read it several times over the years and many of the lessons it contains apply directly to business today. In thinkingContinue reading “Capitalizing on Healthcare Disruption”

Cognitive Computing: A Once in a Generation Race

I was a slow runner as a boy (jokes to a minimum please).  I hated playing those backyard games where I had to chase people around.  I was soooooo slow.  I found myself looking for ways to outthink the other kids I was chasing.  Eventually, I became proficient at cutting around bushes, hopping fences andContinue reading “Cognitive Computing: A Once in a Generation Race”

Innovation in the Cognitive Era

Throughout the industrial age there has been breakthrough innovation that has changed everything. Way back when … most manufactured products were made by hand. A craftsman, or team of craftsmen, would create products by hand. They would use their skills, and hand tools, to create the individual parts before assembling them into the final product.Continue reading “Innovation in the Cognitive Era”

Why Bigger Should Always Be Faster … and Better

Let me say upfront that I was rooting for Golaith, not David. I was recently asked to speak about some of IBM’s intrapreneurship initiatives at the upcoming Intrapreneurship Conference in New York during October 21-23. I have been conducting my own research on corporate entrepreneurship and have gotten to know the folks behind this organizationContinue reading “Why Bigger Should Always Be Faster … and Better”