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The following is a list of all entries from the Strategy & Business Models category.

Apple’s Innovation Method – Part 3

TweetProlog Please read Part 1 of this series & Part 2 of this series to understand the context better. When do SIPs not work? I finished my previous post with this question. Let us pick 2 examples – Tata Nano and Pfizer’s Exubera –  inhaleable Insulin, both of which used a Seemingly Impossible Problem (SIP) strateg. Nano tried to […]


Apple’s Innovation Method ? – Part 2 – SIP

TweetProlog Please read Part 1 of this series, to understand the context better. Reading the Tea Leaves Once the iPod became successful, stories of how it got made were written up and one of the stories which covered – how the iPod came to be that small caught my attention. In that story, the following lines were […]


Apple’s Innovation Method? – Part 1

TweetProlog As promised in my last post on Christensen’s Theory of Disruption, I want to share my findings on Apple’s Innovation Method (AIM). How does the planet’s most watched company come up with its string of ground breaking innovations?  Lots of books and articles have been written about Apple and its methods and I have […]


Christensen’s not so Full House

TweetUpdated Sep 23, 2015: MIT SMR carried a brilliant article on the usefulness of disruptive innovation. I just realized that I completed 10 years of blogging on June 27, 2014. What a decade it has been! For me personally, blogging & twittering have added orders of magnitude more knowledge, more perspectives and more people connections than […]


iWatch iDeas ..

TweetThere is plenty of noise about an upcoming rumored iWatch, thought I’ll add my own predictions and wish list here 🙂 This was prompted by the article on ReadWrite. I tend to agree on almost all points in the article, especially in the sense it is more of a fitness tracker device. My take is that […]