Trouble-causers, rabble-rousers and problem people. If they’re creating disruption should you contain them or promote them?
Can strategists learn from tech teams ? We think so. Combining Development and Operations - DevOps - has revolutionised speed and quality for market leaders such as Netflix, as well as improving mutual respect between teams. It can inspire strategists to involve other teams and skills and shorten timelines between strategy and execution.
Knowledge is power, right? The more knowledge you have, the more power you have. Content is abundant in the digital age, but how much of it is really useful?
Health and insurance have existed in separate worlds with different goals. Users, consumer brands and disruptive tech are mashing them together in new and disruptive ways.
Getting started is the most important thing you can do. We take a look at how the punk movement smashed current 70s music culture and the parallels to disruptive strategy today.
Deep subject matter expertise still commands a premium. In a world where not much changed, that was worth paying for. With disruption rewiring every sector, is it more valuable to look outside your own sector for answers?
Sick of hearing about GDPR? Us too. Instead we’ll tell you about a revelation and an insight about SaaS business models.
Applying design thinking can provide competitive advantage when responding to tech-enabled disruption. Tomorrow’s uncertain times need you to imagine and plan for a range of different scenarios. Find out how design thinking is an essential component of the future strategist’s toolbox.
Tech has developed exponentially over the past decade, becoming integrated into every aspect of our lives. How can we stay focused and successful in a world of infinite digital intelligence?
Machine learning is radically changing our healthcare systems, with algorithms complementing drugs and an AI augmenting and potentially replacing doctors. The face of healthcare is beginning to look radically different. At CogX 2018 in London last week, Hugh Harvey, Stefan Roever, Fiona Neilsen and Joanna Holbrook discussed how AI is being implemented and the surrounding challenges.
Want to understand how disruption in healthcare is happening? Take a few moments to understand the mindset of rule-breaking pioneer Stefan Roevner, who’s short-circuiting feedback loops to give tumour patients more than one shot at survival.
Money, experience and measuring value are key barriers to #digitalhealth #innovation according to a recent episode of Giant Health Innovators on Disruptive Live TV. Upstart’s Dominic Pride joined Naveed Parvez from Andiamo, Jenny Thomas from Digital Health London and Clinical UX specialist Dr Gyles Morrison in this episode on Disrupt Live TV.
Partnerships are a key driver of advances in digital health. To support this we’ve developed Upstart Scan, a service for investors and major players to find, track and qualify fast-moving innovative companies. Dominic Pride explains how and why we built it.
Upstart's founder and instigator Dominic Pride is interviewed by D Health on digital health disruption, business models, and why everything - and nothing - has changed in the last half a decade.
Breakthrough Strategy applies lean startup thinking to the strategy process, using three focused, fixed time “sprint” sessions. Here we look at what’s in each of the sprints in an Upstart project and how it shortens timelines for responding to disruption.
One dark night in London, The Lean Startup had a one night stand with design thinking. The lovechild they created was Breakthrough Strategy. Upstart’s Dominic Pride unpacks the awkward questions around what it is and when to use it.
The cost of do nothing used to be just that - next to nothing. Now the cost of nothing is losing your job, customers and brand. Dominic Pride argues that by adopting the 3Cs of #Futurestrategy you can remove the fear of failure from picking a strategic direction.
Corporates have immense resources and some of the brightest brains. So why do they find it so difficult to respond to disruptive forces? Dominic Pride of Upstart - Breakthrough Strategy says it's the way they're made.
How should you respond when disruption comes knocking? Deny, defend and deceive... and the problem's still there, says Dominic Pride in this second of four posts from the D:Health Annual Strategic Forum in Health Technology.
As we prepare for the D:Health event on 14 December, Dominic Pride reprises thoughts from the recent D:Health Strategic Forum and looks at how health is being disrupted by players large and small.