What does disruptive innovation really mean? Defining disruptive innovation seems simple and yet I have found no simple answers. Disruptive innovation means very different things to different people: some use as a synonym for “big innovation”; others equate it with novelty. And, as there is mounting pressure to “think different”, disruptive innovation gets great publicity. This may come at the expense of clarity in…
Why innovate? This is the first question that came to my ears when I sat down to discuss the subject of innovation with Pierre Ollivier.
The Internet of Things started out as a RFID chip that was put on the products. This communicates information pertaining to time and location to other objects. With this kind of data, the refrigeration service provider will be, for example, collecting data on when their consumers consume their refrigeration service, where they consume it, and what their consumption habits are. There’s a real question…
Telecommunications companies have seen their business model undermined. And yet, they have the opportunity to make the most of a new and promising market: the Internet of Things. McKinsey expects the Internet of Things to create 2,7 trillion dollars in value by 2025.
A few days ago, I sat down with Daniel to discuss the potential of the Internet of Things. In its recent survey on breakthrough technologies that will create value, making these shows that the Internet of Things may create between $2.7 trillion and $6 trillion in value by 2025. Most of my discussion with Daniel revolved around understanding how the Internet of Things could…
Telecommunications companies have seen their business models undermined, due to disruptive innovations such as 3G, the smartphone and the PCs among others. Yet, Telecommunications companies can create more value on their markets by implementing several different strategies, according to Gilles Négrel.
Why has TV changed so much in the last 20 years? What will future innovations in TV look like? These are some of the questions that I touched upon during my discussion with Claude-Yves Robin, the former managing director of France 2 and France 5, two major TV channels in France.
Innovation companies suffer from a high failure rate. However, following Alain’s tips on innovation may lead to a lower failure rate.
Intangible assets include many different aspects: brands, intellectual property, patents, know-how, and copyrights, among others like customers relationships, organization processes, information system, partners, etc. Companies have numerous intangible assets, and most of the time much more than they believe, according to Pierre.
Let’s paint a picture of how large players in telecommunications used to make their money 20 years ago. Large Telecommunications companies like France Telecom, Telecom Italia, Vodafone, AT&T and Deutsche Telekom among others, would secure their revenue based on a fee for a communication, according to Gilles.