Category: Books

Digital Darwinism. Survival of the Fittest in the Age of Business Disruption, reviewed

By @SimonCocking, review of Digital Darwinism Survival of the Fittest in the Age of Business Disruption, by Tom Goodwin, available from KoganPage here. Digital Darwinism takes an exhilarating look at disruptive thinking to inspire those who want to be the best at digital transformation. Change across business is accelerating, but the lifespan of companies is decreasing. Life is more unpredictable than

The Demographics of Innovation Why Demographics is a Key to the Innovation Race By James Liang, reviewed

By @SimonCocking review of The Demographics of Innovation, Why Demographics is a Key to the Innovation Race, By James Liang. Published by Wiley £22.95/ US$29.95/ EUR27.60 In recent decades—as a result of increased urbanisation, industrialisation, and resulting affluence—people are having fewer children. This new demographic scenario has created a set of troubling social problems, such as labour shortages and a decline of economic dynamism. Written by James

A Manager’s Guide to Disruptive Innovation, reviewed

By @SimonCocking review of A Manager’s guide to Disruptive Innovation: Why Great Companies Fail in the Face of Disruption and How to Make Sure Your Company Doesn’t by Philippe Silberzahn book available from Amazon here. Somewhere, a startup is at work disrupting your business. What can you do about it? How can your company avoid the fate of once highly