innovation

A New Technology that should Push Your Buttons

By | Demand driven | 9 Comments

Today, Kodak filed for bankruptcy and Facebook announced a new feature–Action Buttons– in preparation for their upcoming IPO.  For me, this is like Alpha and Omega. Why do I put the two together?  Here are my thoughts: In 1975, Kodak invented the digital camera based on patents filed 15 years earlier. <I know this is painful.> Internally, the organization fought…

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Innovators Dilemma

By | New technologies, Supply chain excellence, Uncategorized | No Comments

Kodak owned the original patents for the digital camera, but did not create the market. Why? They were afraid of killing the profitable FILM market.  The rest is history.  Blockbuster could have easily created Redbox; but they were too tied to the conventional definition of the STORE. A simple redefinition of…

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