Posted in August 2012

Incremental Disruption

Incremental Disruption

I had a (good-natured) disagreement with a friend last week. We were talking about innovation and our point of contention was around the value of incremental versus disruptive innovation. I believe both are equally important. He believes that only disruption will stimulate needle-shifting change. A few days later a fleeting reference to Roger Bannister in … Continue reading

The Innovative Runner

The Innovative Runner

I have not been able to run much lately and I miss it.  Good ideas seem to flow while I am running. And there are some interesting analogies between running and innovation. Here is what I came up with: Incremental progress can lead to step-change: When I am running regularly I often get frustrated because … Continue reading

If Phelps were a country…

If Phelps were a country…

London is gripped by Olympics fever. I am loving the Games but loving even more the opportunity for Olympic data games. My favourites so far: If Michael Phelps were a country he would be above India in all time medals won. If Yorkshire were a country she would (at the time of writing) be 11th … Continue reading