Why Apple, Academia, Tesla & VCs May Die, Disruption Guru Christensen Talks | Education Leadership | Scoop.it

"Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen literally wrote the book on technology disruption...and he thinks Apple, Tesla Motors, venture capitalists and most of the nation’s colleges and universities should be afraid."


The author of The Innovator’s Dilemma said Wednesday that all of them could be killed by less advanced competitors in the same way that many once dominant technology companies have been in the past.


...He believes that and the commoditization of smartphones threaten Apple in the long run.


...“For 300 years, higher education was not disruptable because there was no technological core."


“But now online learning brings to higher education this technological core, and people who are very complacent are in deep trouble.'



...people who are very complacent are in deep trouble.



...“there is a different business model that is disrupting this in addition to online learning. It’s on-the-job education. ...you come in for a week and we’ll teach you about strategy and you go off and develop a strategy.  

...You learn it and you use it. These are very different business models and that’s what’s killing us.”

Via Deb Nystrom, REVELN