Tag Archive: disruptive technologies

How To Identify Technologies That Matter

Tweet Many of us are looking for the next, big, shiny new technology tool. Yet the noise about new technologies makes it very difficult to identify which tools really matter. The parade of new technologies and advances is persistent. So many new apps or tools appear on the world stage that we often feel overwhelmed…

Five Forces Reshaping Associations

Tweet This past week I heard an amazing presentation by technology guru and business futurist Scott Klososky. I’ve been following Scott since 2007 when I first hired him to present. His presentation, “Leveraging Disruptive Innovations For Business Success,” was one of the best I’ve seen in a while. And, it has given me a lot…

If You Really Understood Digital Disruption You Would Be Shaking In Your Boots

Tweet Business professionals drop the word disruption in conversations today as often as they discuss the stock market. And the word digital is part of our normal vernacular. Put the two words together, digital disruption, and it adds up to much more than the sum of its parts says Forrester Researcher Dr. James McQuivey. He…

4 Top Technology Predictions That Will Affect Your Organization

Tweet These Gartner predictions highlight the trends and disruptive events that will reshape the nature of business for the next four years. They focus on changes in the role that technology plays in business performance, our personal and professional lives, and in the global economy. Gartner evaluated more than 100 predictions based on audience appeal,…

The Nonprofit Paradox: Evolve Or Expire

Tweet Two things I know for certain. Change is the constant today and continues to accelerate. Our nonprofit associations are dynamic, complex systems embedded within an even more dynamic, complex ├╝bersystem: human society. Six Changing Association Contexts Technological innovations have radically changed our ├╝bersystem, human society, in at least six ways. (Wiley, 2006). Society continues…