Educational Technology

October 26, 2011

Gartner Symposium: How Disruption Fuels Innovation

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by Michael J. Miller, Forward Thinking

Successful innovation can come in a variety of ways, Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen said in an entertaining keynote at the Gartner Symposium conference Wednesday. Christensen, best known as the author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, talked about methods of innovation, the impact on the IT industry, and how looking at innovation in the wrong way has hurt the U.S. economy. He outlined five (well, four and a half, as time ran short) strategies that improve the probability of successful innovation: disruptions from below; competing against non-consumption; supply chain disruption; targeting the job, not the customer; and catching the tide of de-commoditization.

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