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The Digital Photography Industry Is Now at Its Industry Breakpoint, It Is Ready for Disruption. Not All Will Survive.

The digital camera market has enjoyed some growth the last few years but I think it is reaching a point where sales will be flat or in a slow decline with the exception of DSLR. Digital camera has almost completely replaced earlier film models, and already camera makers have begun emphasizing DSLR or special features for customers to upgrade to.

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Don’t Make Social Media Another Silo

Social Media Week in London saw a great set of events, thinking and presentations for all things social media. One of my favourite presentations from the week came from an event I wasn’t able to attend: Steve Bridger’s keynote from the Media140 Third Sector and the Real-time Web event.

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Disruptive Innovations Always Look like Toys

One of the most misunderstood terms in the business world is disruptive technology. Too many companies -- and the marketers in charge of bringing these companies' innovations to market -- assume that "disruptive" connotes a highly-sophisticated, high-end product with cutting-edge technology that will appeal to early adopters.

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Disrupted

by: John Winsor

Since last week I've been enjoying Radiohead's new album, In Rainbow. I have to admit, I've never been a fanatical Radiohead fan and am not much of a trendsetter when it comes to music. Yet, when I went to Radiohead's web site to download the songs I was willing to pay $10 because the context was set by iTunes. As a consumer, I'm willing to pay a reasonable price for the product and would rather pay the producer directly, cutting out the middleman.

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Disrupting the Music Industry: Trent Raznor

by: Alexander Osterwalder

Many of you have seen my presentation "business models matter", which shows how the music industry has been slow to react to a changing industry landscape.

Here a video explanation by Mike Masnick from Techdirt of how an artist, Trent Raznor, is re-inventing business models for the music industry. Most interestingly: he shows how FREE can be the basis for earning substantial revenues...

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Be a Heretic

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Putting Disruptive Innovation to Work - A Conversation with Lead Author of the Innovator's Guide to Growth

by: Idris Mootee

There’s no shortage of disruptive innovations out there and every start-up has a disruptive idea to create the next big thing. Lots of media play as it is an industry that will continue to attract disruptions due to its very nature. Just look at Joost and Vudu. Joost founded two years ago to provide a global TV distribution platform, melding content owners, advertisers, and users into a single community.

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Why Traditional Strategic Planning Sucks and Best Practices Are for Idiots!

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Experience Design Is the Next Disruption for Chains

by: Idris Mootee

Marriott
announced that they will bring designers' touch to their chains. With big names designers
like Starck and Graves who lift Target to the contemporary design class, I think it is really a matter of
time that they bring their ideas to hotels, restaurants or even gas stations. Hip hotelier Ian Schrager, the

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Ad Agency's Disruptive Future? Can the Old Dogs Survive It?

by: Idris Mootee

"Password to Marketers' Meeting: Digital"
as reported in a headline today by Suznee Vranica of WSJ. Wonder how
many marketers have those secret passwords? In this crazy business
environment, marketing is ready to be reinvented. No one is sure to who
is taking the lead to drive this change. I have some ideas. I am sure

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