Disruptive versus Incremental Innovation




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Jnanesh Kalbag, India

Disruptive versus Incremental Innovation

Typically, Incremental Innovation exploits existing forms or technologies... Improves upon something that already exists or reconfigures an existing form or technology to serve some other purpose... It is other wise called marginal or continuous innovation. It primarily serves existing markets.
Radical Innovation is a departure from existing form or technology to a completely new thing in this world. Also called as breakthrough or discontinuous or disruptive innovation. It has the potential to upset industry's business model, standards. Primarily serves emerging markets.
 

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Gian, Netherlands
 

Disruptive vs Incremental innovation

After having read the book and the wikipedia entry I have to disagree with Jnanesh definition. The wikipedia entry (that I consider correct) reads: "Disruptive technology and disruptive innovation are terms used in business and technology literature to describe innovations that improves a product or service in ways that the market does not expect, typically by being lower priced or designed for a different set of consumers."
So disruptive innovation does not have to use a technology that is "new in this world", it may simply serve a market that is currently non-consumptive...

 
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Fernando, Canada
 

The Innovation Must Actually Reach the Market

Innovation its not only about new products or services, it is about to putting things together to br... Sign up

 
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Prabhakar Karve, India
 

Innovation is Disruptive; Improvement is Incremental

Isn't innovation by definition disruptive? I feel there is nothing like incremental innovation. If i... Sign up

 
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Jeswan SinghPS
Engineer, Malaysia
 

Sustaining versus Disruptive Innovation

Sustaining product development and/or keeping the innovation pot boiling is a fairly normal situatio... Sign up

 
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Dr P L Narasimhan, India
 

Many Companies Do not Understand Their Customers Fully

I agree with the author on his views. Many companies do not satisfy their customers fully. Many a ti... Sign up

 
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Maqsood Khalid, Pakistan
 

Innovation is the Opposite of Stagnancy

Innovation is the reverse of stagnancy. Innovation is direly needed at one stage of organizational l... Sign up

 
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Jay Gamble
Teacher, United States
 

Innovation is Disruptive; Improvement is Incremental

I agree with Khalid that innovation is change which keeps one from being stagnant. That it is disru... Sign up

 
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Dr. Luis De La Cruz
Professor, United States
 

About Disruptive Innovation

The corporation's fundamental goal is growth, not profit maximization (Aharoni, 2009). In the case... Sign up

 
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Ansuman Gautam
Manager, India
 

An Example of Disruptive Innovation

The comments in the forum explain the term disruptive innovation with many and abstract words, which... Sign up

 
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Fordi Dhliwayo
Entrepreneur, Zimbabwe
 

Disruptive versus Incremental Innovation

Innovation suggests a new way of doing things, or a new product that serves the needs of the market ... Sign up

 
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Larry Lemke
Project Manager, United States
 

Disruptive Invation

Is "Innovation" not Always disruptive? INNOVATION is something seen in a new and different way. Just... Sign up

 
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adrian kavemba
Student (University)
 

Disruptive Innovation

I view disruptive innovation as an innovation that creates a new market by applying a different set ... Sign up

 
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Errol Francke
Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Innovation is not Always Disruptive

@Larry Lemke: I don't think so Larry...I sense that one can distinguish between "disruptive innovati... Sign up

   

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