How a rollup-fueled strategy put a struggling company back on solid footing.
Change is a constant in every industry. It’s indisputable that the number of factors any business must contend with on a daily basis, and the velocity at which they appear, is greater than ever before.
Pot is still illegal in most U.S. states, carries a certain negative stigma and remains the fodder of organized crime gangs. But that didn't stop Hadley Ford, a former investment banker and founder of cancer-treatment company ProCure, from plunging into the industry headlong.
If you can't beat them, buy them. It's a notion many CEOs may want to take on board when considering how to tackle the problem of technological disruption. But is that the only way?
It’s no big secret: Most innovation projects typically die a slow and painful death.
As if the advent of artificial intelligence wasn't already giving CEOs enough to get their heads around. Soon, they could be living in a world where interplanetary space travel is the new norm.
No industry is safe from disruption by a scrappy startup with brand new innovation.
Much is said about the promise technology such as robotics and data analytics can bring to companies across various sectors. But very little is ever said about the cost of this new equipment—and it happens to be very expensive.
Design thinking is moving out of the shadow of product development and closer to the center of the enterprise to drive innovation.
Over the next five years, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) business sector will likely have more category, product and brand performance fluctuation than we’ve seen over the last 20.