What the Theory of “Disruptive Innovation” Gets Wrong


Source: www.newyorker.com

Innovation, disruption, and the society of control:

The idea of innovation is the idea of progress stripped of the aspirations of the Enlightenment, scrubbed clean of the horrors of the twentieth century, and relieved of its critics. Disruptive innovation goes further, holding out the hope of salvation against the very damnation it describes: disrupt, and you will be saved.

Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/06/23/140623fa_fact_lepore?printable=true&currentPage=all#ixzz35uiMrKft

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