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New Thinking for a New World

by Paul Breitenbach, CEO

The world is moving faster and faster – that’s obvious.  In fact, it’s more than that: the rate of acceleration is increasing. In 1970 Alivn Toffler wrote Future Shock to describe the disorientation people were experiencing from rapid change. In 2013, Douglas Rushkoff updated the idea in his book Present Shock, whose subtitle is “When Everything Happens Now.” Looking back from today, 2013 seems like a relatively calm time. Read >

The Incumbent’s Path to New Growth — Part 3 of 3

This final post in this series addresses the new set of technology-enabled management capabilities that are required to make cross-enterprise management a reality—what we call Cross-Enterprise AI […]  Read >

The Incumbent’s Path to New Growth — Part 2 of 3

Part 1 of this blog series looked at how scale and stability, ever-changing market dynamics, and competition from tech giants and insurgents are the new business realities for incumbent […]  Read >

The Incumbent’s Path to New Growth — Part 1 of 3

A paradox surrounds the topic of business growth. On the one hand, many well-regarded projections suggest that we’re entering an era with tremendous economic prospects […]  Read >