10 Thoughts on Effective Innovation
“Some men see things as they are and say why,” said George Bernard Shaw. “I dream things that never were and say why not.” Shaw was a creative force– he wrote more than 60 plays, won a Nobel Prize and an Oscar, and co-founded the London School of Economics. In the book, Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business (FT Press/Available now), author Luke Williams examines how IT teams can come up with original ideas, and then execute to get these concepts successfully launched. In a study of emerging disruptive tech, IBM reported that 55% of IT pros expect mobile software application development to surpass traditional computing platforms by 2015, and 91% anticipate that cloud computing will overtake on-premises computing as the main way organizations acquire IT over the next five years. Gartner cites multicore/hybrid processors, augmented reality, new user interfaces, contextual computing and Web mashups as emerging game-changers. For more about the book, click here.