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Digitized: Industry Transformation and Disruption through Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Industry Transformation And Disruption Through Entrepreneurship And Innovation (ebook)

Author: Gali Einav Over the past ten years, industries such as music, retail, journalism, advertising, and health information have experienced massive and wrenching disruption. Dominant players have been displaced and often marginalized by innovative, entrepreneurial competitors. The same digital transformation has now migrated to more traditional sectors. Just as the Industrial Revolution created distinct winners … Read more

The design thinking playbook : mindful digital transformation of teams, products, services, businesses and ecosystems (book)

Authors: Michael Lewrick, Patrick Link, Larry Leifer This is an actionable guide to the future of business. By stepping back and questioning the current mindset, the faults of the status quo stand out in stark relief and this guide gives you the tools and frameworks you need to kick off a digital transformation. Design Thinking … Read more

Chasing digital : a playbook for the new economy (book)

Authors: Anthony Stevens and Louis Strauss The paradigms of big business have changed. Business models that were once lucrative now seem to barely move the needle. Incumbents of the old guard find themselves superseded by new, digitally-charged, data-fuelled organisations that leverage platform-based business models. How can pre-digital businesses survive? They’re loaded with resources, brand power … Read more

Optimizing growth : predictive and profitable strategies to understand demand and outsmart your competitors (book)

Authors: Jason Green, Mark Henneman and Dimitar Antov This is a handbook for how to succeed in the age of big data. Today’s business environment looks dramatically different than it did even a decade ago, and it continues to evolve at an increasing rate; macroeconomic shifts, consumer trends, technological advances, and changing competitive dynamics are … Read more

Never lost again : the Google mapping revolution that sparked new industries and augmented our reality (book)

Author: Bill Kilday This book chronicles the evolution of mapping technology-the “overnight success twenty years in the making.” Bill Kilday takes us behind the scenes of the tech’s development, and introduces to the team that gave us not only Google Maps but Google Earth, and most recently, Pokémon GO. He takes us back to the … Read more

Employee to entrepreneur : how to earn your freedom and do work that matters (book)

Author: Steve Glaveski Will your job exist in 10 years? Or even 5 years? Is your work meaningful and fulfilling or do you find yourself living for the weekend and browsing job listings as a form of escape? Amidst this growing discontentment and uncertainty in the corporate workplace, entrepreneurship is thriving and that’s because entrepreneurs … Read more

Disrupt : 100 lessons in business innovation (book)

Author: James Bidwell Compiled by Springwise, the global innovation discovery engine, Disrupt! explains and highlights the best, most disruptive and most useful innovation ideas of the 21st Century, and shows which themes underpin their success and which ideas can best be used to drive creativity in your workplace, office or industry. This attractively designed book … Read more

The AI advantage : how to put the artificial intelligence revolution to work (book)

Author: Thomas H. Davenport In The AI Advantage, Thomas Davenport offers a guide to using artificial intelligence in business. He describes what technologies are available and how companies can use them for business benefits and competitive advantage. He cuts through the hype of the AI craze—remember when it seemed plausible that IBM’s Watson could cure … Read more

The Disruptors 2 : How Social Entrepreneurs Lead and Manage Disruption (ebook)

Authors: Kerrin Myres and Gus Silber Interest in the social enterprise movement by the formal business sector is growing, as social entrepreneurs often operate in highly complex and constrained environments and offer corporates and other businesses the opportunity to learn new ways of managing and leading.Meet the next crop of Disruptors: social entrepreneurs navigating the … Read more