Filed under: Opinion."Disruption" isn't always what you think it is.It's known under a number of names: The Sharing Economy. The Collaborative Economy. The Gig Economy. Because of its "fresh" and "disruptive" model, undeniable financial incentives in the middle of a global economic recession, ...
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Curse Of The Business Cyclist

The accidental outcastIt isn't always easy being a cyclist in a business universe of golfers.Save perhaps for my first job as a military officer, every company I have worked with and for during my career has been exclusively geared towards favoring adepts of the club, of the nine iron, of ...
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I wrestled with the idea of starting a new series in parallel to The CMO and the Cloud called The Entrepreneur and the Cloud, but in the interest of keeping our conversation about the cloud's impact on business (and our lives and... well... everything) nice and streamlined, I opted instead to just i ...
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Change With Purpose – Part 4: innovation endgames

I was going make Part 4 of this series about the role of virtual tech in retail experience design, but this video seems a more appropriate follow-up to Parts 1 and 3. I stumbled onto it over the weekend (and I just finally saw Chris Nolan's somewhat flawed but nonetheless beautiful < ...
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Change With Purpose – Part 2: the opportunity engine

I just got back from Dassault Systemes'#3DXforum in Las Vegas, where I spent the better part of a week getting acquainted with some of the world's most advanced innovation acceleration tools and many of the brilliant minds behind them, and since my mind is still abuzz with a thousand ...
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Change with purpose – Part 1: inevitable innovation

At 8am on a beautiful November morning, I was sitting in the Cosmopolitan's Chelsea auditorium in Las Vegas, wondering how in the world I was going to write about some of the bold moves that Dassault Systemes has been making these past few years, at least in a way that would make sense to an ...
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Filed under: opinionOriginally posted on The BrandBuilder Blog April 17, 2012.Not long ago, I wrote about what Moneyball‘s Peter Brand called the “epidemic failure to understand what is going on” plaguing the business, marketing and advertising worlds – when it comes to understanding that ...
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