digital disruption

Printing press

Facebook last week announced its intention to introduce metered pay walls to its “Instant Articles” offering, appeasing disgruntled news publishers in the process. The real test lies with consumers and if they embrace this new option or vote with their wallets and shy away from it all together? This post

Digital disruption in book publishing by John Birmingham

My first year as a working writer I made a hundred and thirty-five dollars and ate a lot of generic poverty noodles. My second, a bumper year, I broke two hundred. It was encouraging, but not enough to upgrade to those fancy Maggi noodles the big, prize-winning authors get. After

Network over Australia

The impact of digital on consumer and business behaviour has been profound, according to a report on the current Australian digital landscape. The report, Digital Australia: State of the Nation 2017, said this year saw a “quantum leap” in the level of digital interconnection between devices and a “positive disposition

The healthcare industry has not been spared from digital disruption. According to a report by McKinsey and Company, healthcare organisations are digital stragglers. However, successful transformation presents significant rewards and there are four keys to achieving it, the report says. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The authors of

Nearly all of the Chief Strategy Officers (CSOs) surveyed by Accenture  around the world say  digital disruption will reshape their industries. Very few however are equipped to navigate the change. That’s a key finding from a study called ‘Thriving on Disruption’,  by the Accenture Institute for High Performance. According to Paul Nunes,

Digital transformation represents the third great wave of business disruption, following on from the big changes delivered by front- and back-office systems over the last two decades. That’s the key message from the keynote of Brad Rencher, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Marketing Business Unit at Adobe Systems at the

The traditional retail banking model based on the transaction/branch-based banking model is dying, and in future retail banking will be fully automated. That’s the view of 203 senior retail banking executives across the globe who were surveyed by The Economist’s Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) for a report called “In Tech

Change is never easy and always disruptive. And when that change is overlayed with the impact of digital disruption, it is beholden upon company leaders to understand the serious and significant potential pitfalls. This column is the fifth part of an eight-part series. Download the full digital disruption series By Malcolm

That ‘digital disruption’ image (See below) that you see being shared on LinkedIn almost every single day is, well, wrong. Totally wrong. Each and every one of these companies is incorrectly described. In fact, all of these companies would protest loudly at being described the way they are. Uber is

Long before the language of digital disruption entered the business lexicon, Andy Groves, the then CEO of Intel famously observed: “He who commoditizes last, wins.” That is a lesson not lost on participants in the global travel industry who have already experienced multiple waves of disruption since the advent of the commercial internet