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Disruption & Innovation

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  1. ProducerChris Kalaboukis
    To Disrupt, Or Not to Disrupt
    To Disrupt, Or Not to DisruptDo You Need to Disrupt?Let’s face it – most people just don’t like change. We like things being the way that they are – even the word “upset” has a negative connection – to turn over the “set” to break with the established order. The only problem is...
  2. ProducerAdam Weedy

    Adam Weedy

    Truly disruptive
    Truly disruptiveI thought the word disruptive would go away by now. I personally don’t like to be disrupted. I’m not sure what everyone is talking about…what about people who invented the wheel? Was that disruptive? I hear Uber is; I guess Dell was disruptive with...


    Phil Friedman
    04/01/2017 #2 Phil Friedman
    Very nice piece, Adam. Makes an important point. Disruption is not the same as innovation. Uber is disruptive because it challenges the social, legal, and economic underpinnings of the taxi and livery industry worldwide. Autonomous driverless cars are innovative but not disruptive, in my book. Cheers and thanks for this.
  3. ProducerTimo Nieuwboer

    Timo Nieuwboer

    Business as unusual actually
    Business as unusual actually Did you hear about the shocking shooting in Orlando? In the name of Islamic State's version of Allah a 29 year old New York born psychopath killed at least 50 people and wounded at least 53 others in a nightclub in Orlando, USA. The actions of Omar...


    Lyon Brave
    23/06/2017 #1 Lyon Brave
  4. ProducerGareth Eggle

    Gareth Eggle

    Flint Hyde Executive Dinners
    Flint Hyde Executive DinnersWith a little over a month until our next Executive Dinner focusing on Insurance, I thought I'd share the review of our previous event from earlier this year:Written 10th Feb 2016: 'Yesterday evening Flint Hyde hosted a dinner with representatives...


    Gareth Eggle
    09/06/2016 #4 Gareth Eggle
    There are also a small number of businesses looking specifically at back office functionality (much as in the FinTech arena), in an effort to reduce the cost associated with adhering to regulations - take a look at www.covianalytics.com as a good example...
    Gareth Eggle
    09/06/2016 #3 Gareth Eggle
    #2 This is a fair assessment Brian, and one that I have challenged a number of startups on... The regulators in the UK are reasonably Laissez-Faire with new players coming in to the insurance sector, I suspect mainly because they think they'll either fail quickly, or ultimately succeed and be bought by a large incumbent with a pre-existing regulatory/compliance structure.
    Brian McKenzie
    05/06/2016 #2 Brian McKenzie
    Everybody wants to look to tech for disruption.... and forgets compliance and regulatory requirements / realities. It is why Google and Wal-Mart had to leave the Health Care Market silos. Both are powerhouses of money, tech, customer following - but they built architecture and products without a look to the ramifications of Government Intervention. And having talked to both of those entities when they were in the start up phase of development; both discounted the need for Policy Alignment and Analysis.... and yet BOTH of them abandoned the channels because of those realities. The warm crow pie that I got to deliver was not as satisfactory as knowing that I could have helped them through what they were stepping in. TECH Alone is not a solution - if you walking blindly into RISK that you haven't accounted for, haven't addressed. *Ask the NSA - but that is another rant altogether.
  5. Chris Kalaboukis
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    Chris Kalaboukis
    Embrace Change, Don’t Fear It. - thinkfuture
    thinkfuture.com I was recently at a conference with the Institute for the Future, where we discussed what the world is going to be like ten years out. I really enjoy these exercises as it lets my future focused brain really let loose on where I think we will be....