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When Is a Disruption Not Particularly Disruptive?

by David Yockelson  |  January 18, 2018

Last week, IBM and Maersk announced the following blockchain-oriented venture (read about it here) to help "enhance global trade." Being a student of digital disruption and a person (OK, analyst)...

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CVS/Aetna: The Last Mile Has Become the First Word in Disruption

by David Yockelson  |  December 4, 2017

Late on Sunday, December 3, CVS Health, which has three stores within about a two-mile radius of my apartment in NY (this information is germane, trust me), officially announced its...

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Monday Headlines: Disruptors and the Disrupted

by David Yockelson  |  November 13, 2017

This morning's news contains a wonderful set of items representing a span of traditional organizations and digital disruptors  - Uber, GE, and Hasbro with Mattel - as they attempt to...

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If Amazon Doesn't Knock, Will You Let Them In?

by David Yockelson  |  October 27, 2017

A few days ago, Amazon introduced a new service/product combination called Amazon Key. Through the integration among a video camera, selected smart locks, Amazon Prime, and your favorite delivery service, you...

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Whole-ly Disruption, Amazon! (and Uber, and...)

by David Yockelson  |  June 23, 2017

[Author's note: the title is both a pun about the acquisition and a bit of homage to Adam West, forever my favorite Batman, after his recent passing] I had initially...

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The Enterprise Architect as Product Marketer

by David Yockelson  |  June 7, 2017

Last week, I wrote this blog that discussed the parallels between being an enterprise architect in an end user organization and being a product leader for a tech provider. I thought I'd add a...

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The Enterprise Architect as Product Leader

by David Yockelson  |  June 2, 2017

As an attendee and speaker at this week's Enterprise Architecture Summit in Orlando, I had the pleasure of meeting with and listening to numerous current and future enterprise architects (EAs)....

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You Don't Have to Be a Disruptor to Be Disruptive

by David Yockelson  |  April 25, 2017

Nearly every organization is considering or undertaking some form(s) of digital transformation. Nearly every technology and service provider (TSP) is attempting to tailor its offerings to organizations undertaking transformation. [editor's...

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Pardon This Disruption

by David Yockelson  |  March 16, 2017

I am continually speaking with technology and service providers of all shapes and sizes with respect to digital transformation. That is, they are all attempting to sell into their perceptions...

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Benefits and Value Statements: Not the Same Thing

by David Yockelson  |  February 17, 2017

When tech providers create their messaging, there are often the inevitable "features vs. benefits" authoring tasks in which product or content marketers attempt to wrest IT or business benefits from sets of...

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