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Business Leaders and CIOs Must Change the Ground Rules for Disruptive Innovation to Succeed

Published: 26 July 2013

ID: G00254879

Analyst(s): Rand Leeb-du Toit


Alpha organizations aggressively focus on disruptive innovation to achieve competitive advantage. Characterized by unknowns, disruptive innovation requires business and IT leaders to go beyond traditional management techniques and implement new ground rules to enable success.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The alpha organization's hunger for revenue growth will compel business leaders to go outside the bounds of traditional innovation management practices to foster truly disruptive products and services that create competitive advantage
  • The increasing business pressure for breakthrough products and services, especially of a digital nature, will force CIOs to change their approach to supporting innovation

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