Talking about digital transformation has a way of freaking people out. They then do the exact wrong thing, which is to throw money and effort at anyone…
Most new product launches fail. One big, and unnecessary reason is focusing too much on the product or service offering and not focusing enough on how …
Dear colleagues, Welcome to the monthly newsletter, with a wrap-up of my weekly Thought Sparks and some things to watch out for in September. If you’d …
There are no failures in Thoughtland – that mystical place where great ideas for new products and services are first born. But if you want to travel to…
In the heady days of coming up with what you think is a breakthrough idea, it’s easy to get carried away by assumptions. Forcing yourself to create a d…
Ideas about Strategy, Innovation and Growth by Rita McGrath
Drop in on the Q&A portion of a recent innovation conference, sponsored by my colleagues at Visagio. I gave the keynote speech about Seeing Around Corn…
A potentially game-changing inflection point shows up when the key metrics underlying your business have the potential to change on a 10X scale. Here’s…
Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the monthly wrap-up of my weekly Thought Sparks newsletters. I’ll summarize here – for greater depth, check out my channel …
We often think of prototyping as something only a gifted designer or developer can do. But there are lots of examples in the real world of how ordinary…
Every so often a new business model, often enabled by technology, takes the world by storm, attracts a lot of hype, eventually proves unable to live up…
Customer surveys are everywhere – and most of them aren’t going to offer one ounce of insight. Instead, learn to use them properly and for the right re…