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Exploitation and Exploration – a Modern Spin on Hunters and Farmers

In their book Lead and Disrupt: How to Solve the Innovator’s Dilemma, Charles A. O’Reilly (Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business) and Michael Tushman present a number of case studies of “ambidextrous” managers running organizations built Read more ›

Avoid the Seduction of Hidden Needs and Captive Markets

Early stage technology businesses often come about as what looks like a natural progression of leadership’s experience with specific markets. Often the entrepreneur has spent time working with one computing paradigm-for example: enterprise collaboration. Market perception of the entrepreneur’s experience Read more ›