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Digital Transformation, Disrupted

by David Yockelson  |  March 23, 2018

"Digital transformation" is a collective term that suggests action being taken by an organization. While there are different definitions of the term, generally speaking, it entails an organization taking on a...

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Acorns: The Dollar Shave Club of Fintech

by David Yockelson  |  February 18, 2018

What if you could open and maintain an investment account on your phone that was funded automatically by the spare change between the price of your latte and the next whole...

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Kodak, Lifetouch, and Xerox: Three "Disrupteds" and Their Paths Forward

by David Yockelson  |  February 2, 2018

This week, there was an interesting convergence in the disruption cosmos. At least I thought it was interesting, since I could draw (create?) some similarities across the different circumstances and...

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A Disruption Disguised as a Disruption: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase in Healthcare

by David Yockelson  |  January 30, 2018

Right now, CVS and Aetna are saying, "I told you so!" Later this morning, Wall Street is likely to say something similar, though in a somewhat different manner. What happened? As breathlessly...

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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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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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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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Vision vs. Strategy

by David Yockelson  |  June 17, 2016

I am fortunate to read many strategy documents, especially those related to marketing, as part of my daily job, which is basically to - among other things - determine if those...

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