Disruption by Design

Disruption by Design

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From Eli Whitney to Henry Ford to Ray Kroc to Steve Jobs, market disruptors have reaped the benefits, including fame and fortune. But do you have to be that rare genius whose unique skills can literally change the world? No. Disrupting a market is a discipline that can be learned. Disruption by Designa€”a handbook for entrepreneurs, CEOs, product developers, innovators, and others who want to build products or create services that systematically disrupt marketsa€”is the first book that shows you how. There is a huge difference between being an qinnovatorq and being a qdisruptive innovator.q Disruptors change the basis for competition in markets, and they end up controlling market sharea€”typically 40 to 80% of the total revenue and half or more of the total profits in the categories they create. But while many market opportunities have disruptive potential, only a small fraction of those ever succeed in disrupting markets. And, too often, those that do disrupt do so by accident. It doesna€™t have to be that way. Disruption by Design conveys lessons learned from successful disruptors, and from the many companies that should have disrupted but failed. Beginning with a quick review of the theory and key elements of the patterns of disruptive innovations and how to identify ideas with disruptive potential, Disruption by Design guides you through the design, build, and go-to-market phases that successful disruptors follow. Using many examples of disruptive companies and products, this book takes the popular theory of disruptive innovation and drives it down to the level of practical application. It answers the question, qHow do I create a disruptive company, product, and culture?q Disruption by Design: Goes beyond describing how disruptive innovation happens, and answers and explains the all-important qwhy.q Provides a qwhere-to-lookq guide for discovering disruptive opportunities. Shows you how to predict when market disruption is likely. Outlines the necessary ingredients and elements of corporate strategy that maximize the probability of being disruptive. Provides a roadmap to disruptive success, from the initial idea through product launch to actual market disruption. Shows how to stay atop the market and not be the next victim of a new disruptor. Includes the Disruption by Design Canvas, for mapping a disruptive business model. Most important, Disruption by Design articulates a step-by-step process for developing a product and marketing strategya€”and a business model designa€”that maximizes the probability of successful market disruption. What youa€™ll learn Assess whether your ideas have disruptive potential Design a business model that enables disruption to occur Create a business and marketing strategy for your disruptive product Test and validate the right a€œjobs to be donea€ for your product Avoid preventable traps that can keep innovations from winning in the market Learn to be a serial disruptor and stay on top once you get there Who this book is for Disruption by Design is for startup entrepreneurs and innovators who have ideas with the power to transform the world and how we live, and who need to know how to achieve their market-disrupting potential. Ita€™s for the Silicon Valley startup building tomorrowa€™s technology, the basement workshop inventor, or the corporate a€œintrapreneura€ working within a larger company to bring products to market that define and dominate new categories. Disruption by Design guides companies and individuals through the process of implementing products, services, and business models that change markets. Table of Contents Disruptive Innovation a€“ The Greatest Theory of Business Growth and Value Creation Ever Key Concepts of Disruption Does Your Idea Have Disruptive Potential? What Should My Product Do? Segmentation Positioning Pricing Strategy Messaging A Disruptive Business Model End Game Staying on Top... larger (papersized) screen afforded, and therefore it was worth approximately twice the price of an iPhone.5 Thus a new market disruptive innovation and position was established. As tablets have grown in capability, they are also replacinganbsp;...

Title:Disruption by Design
Author:Paul Paetz
Publisher:Apress - 2014-12-16


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