Posts Tagged ‘harvard business school’

April 10, 2012 1

Defense Against the Dark Arts (of Disruption): the Instagram Acquisition

By in Business School, Technology, Thoughts

Tweet   In an earlier post (“The Fall of Facebook…”), I began an analysis of reasons Facebook and other digital media giants may eventually fall using the disruption framework pioneered by my Harvard Business School professor (and nicest guy in the universe) Clay Christensen.  I said that there were many users who were being over-served […]

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October 21, 2011 2

The Fall of Facebook (and other giants): Disruption in Digital Media

By in Business School, Discourse, Technology, Thoughts

Tweet (also featured at the Online Economy Class Blog here)   Clayton Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, describes in his oft discussed theory on disruptive innovation a cycle within businesses that causes incumbents within an industry to continually pursue the creation of higher performance products.  The […]

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February 27, 2011 0

HBS case organization – no more binders

By in Business School, Harvard, Thoughts, Tips

Tweet VS An update to my previous post on organizing cases..  I can now confirm that the strategy of moving cases you’re done with to the the back of the pack works wonders.  No more problems sorting or finding cases.  My new realization around this process though is that binders (the popular storage medium for […]

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