Give me the black sheep. I want artists who are frustated. I want the ones who have another way of doing things that nobody’s listening to. Give us all the guys who are probably already heading out the door.
Brad BIRD, Pixar
For anyone seriously involved in innovation, it’s stunning to realize that the industry learnt nothing from early 2000’s Nokia. Regarding the car industry, people still think of it as a hardware business. It’s all about the car, the engine, the brakes, the dashboard, the performance, the security, the comfort. We barely register that [...]Philippe
In 1974, Arthur C. Clarke trying to explain the future to a reporter and his son… “I wonder though, what sort of a life that would be, like in term of social terms, when our whole life is built around computers?”
In 1974, Arthur C. Clarke trying to explain the future to a reporter and his son… “I wonder though, what sort of a life that would be, like in term of social terms, when our whole life is built around computers?”Philippe
All unsuccessful innovation are alike; every successful innovation is successful in its own way.
— Philippe MÉDA (@Merkapt) January 3, 2016
It’s quite a trip to read the Wikipedia page on ‘business model‘ where the business model canvas designed by Pigneur and Osterwalder is barely a footnote. In real life there is probably just a handful of startups or multinationals that haven’t use this tool at some point, as a key element of creativity and to some extent, [...]Philippe
Among the fundamental misunderstandings that I try to tackle from time to time in these articles, many of them revolve around the fact that a startup is not « a smaller version of a larger company ». This single point is the source of the vast majority of all the problems encountered by startups when they have to do anything about their [...]Philippe
I discussed Uberization at length in a recent article. But this is just a model of disruption, among many others. To be complete, I should at least also speak about teslaization which I believe to be more dangerous for many companies, and their relation to by-the-book disruption. These are the three states of disruption that will shape [...]Philippe
There is this fear syndrome that has been running for a few months amongst the leaders of every single market in the western world: are we going to get uberized? As they are asking themselves this question, you’ll probably detect a hint of a smile in their eyes. Not many corporations really believe that someone will just “walk in”, and [...]Philippe