Digital disruptions

Book stores, banks, grocery stores, travel agents, clothing stores are all facing digital disruptions. Some cling on to out-dated business models (yes, we call them Dinosaurs), while others try to adapt.

We’ve covered the tortoise-like Norwegian book industry and the less than stellar bank industry in previous blog posts.

This week Businessweek writes a brilliant piece on the demise of Borders. Once the world’s largest book retailer, now out of business. The story covers one company. But the lessons are valid for most firms struggling with digital disruptions. Most managers will learn from reading The End of Borders and the Future of Books.

Update: If you haven’t already read it, we recommend the following two pieces. Why Software is Eating the World and The Great Tech War of 2012.

Digital disruptions

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