35 elements to disruptive innovation

Disruptive innovation is much more than new products and services where innovation is defined as: the implementation of a new or significantly improved—product; service; production process; organizational model (examples: marketing method, organizational method in business practices, workplace organization, external relations); new business model broken down into the 9 areas of the business model canvas; social-mediated…


Ian Hamilton, CTO Signiant, Emmy Award Winning International Top-Ranking Serial Entrepreneur for Technical Innovation

I have an exclusive interview with Ian Hamilton. Ian Hamilton (ianh@signiant.com) has been an innovator and entrepreneur in Internetworking infrastructure and applications for more than 25 years. As a founding member of Signiant, he led the development of innovative software solutions to address the challenges of fast, secure content distribution over the public Internet and…


ITU 2015 WSIS confirms digital disruptive revolution

Click here for full article on analysis of the digital revolution (first paragraphs extracted below): http://bit.ly/1clgQTL I am at the 2015 WSIS Forum in Geneva this week where the latest statistics were released confirming the digital revolution. In addition, I followed up on the earlier IT World interview with Houlin Zhao. “These new figures not…


WSIS Forum 1,700 international delegates in Geneva ahead of WSIS+10 Overall Review in New York 1 June

I am in Geneva and presenting today on trends, innovation and ICT professionalism at WSIS; all part of the workshop, “Partnering for Success: Creativity and Professionalism in Delivering Trustworthy ICT”, from IFIP IP3.  In making the case for ICT professionalism and as noted by Brenda Aynsley OAM, ACS Fellow, CP Chair IFIP IP3:Money for development…


Bill Gates amongst icons honoured with ITU’s 150th Anniversary Award

In my chat with Houlin Zhao, newly appointed secretary general of the ITU, we discussed his vision for innovation and recognizing significant contributions. Bill Gates will be honoured by ITU as the ITU celebrates its 150th anniversary on Sunday, 17 May. The ITU is the United Nations agency governing and setting standards for ICT with…


Microsoft Canada chief Janet Kennedy talks career, leadership and innovation

Here is my chat including link to podcast with Janet for IT World on career, leadership, innovation and much more http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/microsoft-canada-chief-janet-kennedy-speaks-career-leadership-tips-innovation-trends-challenges/373969 Janet Kennedy is the President of Microsoft Canada. With over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing of business solutions, she is focused on Microsoft's mission of helping people and businesses realize their…


Talk with Carlos Juiz, Professor University of the Balearic Islands Spain and Top Authority in IT Governance and ICT

Associate Prof. Carlos Juiz received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), Spain. He has a postgraduate degree in Office Automation from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain. Before joining the Department of Computer Science at UIB, he had several positions related to the computer…


Chat with Josh Hong, Top Executive Chairman, Successful Serial Entrepreneur and Innovator

Josh has a long success history in leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation. There is much to be learned by looking at Josh’s history and hearing his thoughts. —————— Joshua is an Internet-media entrepreneur. He worked at Arthur Andersen Worldwide as a technology and corporate strategy consultant and Deutsche Bank in its global investment banking and M&A…


Check out the Imagine Cup Winners 2014

I have an earlier article leading up to the announcement of winners including interviews with developers, “Participate in the Imagine Cup and Achieve a Private Meeting with Bill Gates.” We now have our winners for 2014. You will notice that a few members of Team Sano, last year’s winners are back again this year (and…