Monthly Archives: February 2012

‘Digital Darwinism’ pushing organizations to take risks or face irrelevance

I can’t stop thinking about Kodak and a poem by Donald Hall, “My son, my executioner.” The once mighty Kodak filed for bankruptcy in January and became the most recent moral to the “adapt or die” story of the digital age. The great irony in this case is that Kodak invented the digital camera in the 1970s, but didn’t recognize its potential to supersede the company’s lucrative film camera business. They kept on their path, aging into obsolescence. Continue reading

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