As we look forward, we must also continue to remember the past. In our Thinkers50 Top Blog series, we revisit the ideas of our Thinkers.
As followers of the Thinkers50 will undoubtedly know, disruptive innovation was popularized by Clay Christensen of Harvard Business School. It refers to a new technology that so completely transforms a market that the previously established way of doing business cannot continue. Examples are legion throughout the industrial era and the internet age, from the railway replacing the horse-and-carriage to internet search engines rendering printed encyclopaedias almost redundant.
Yet in . . .
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