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Five Corporate Buzzwords We Need to Banish

Next Level Blog

Disintermediate – This one can be so confusing I probably need to begin by using it in a sentence. Here goes: “We need to disintermediate our supply chain.” (That’s a classic source of buzzwords, by the way.) Instead of getting the team together to “ideate”, why don’t we just do some brainstorming? Still confused? You’re not alone.

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Why Customers Leave Platforms — and How to Retain Them

Harvard Business Review

Disintermediation is a sign that your customers don’t think you are adding as much value as you think you are. Firms struggling with disintermediation can take simple steps to stop the bleeding before it’s too late — if they understand what’s really taking place.


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5 Characteristics of Digital Giants that Enable Domination

Skip Prichard

Own and disintermediate the customer relationship. This disintermediation of the customer account control is a hallmark of digital giants. . Facebook took 17 years and Bitcoin took only 12 years to achieve this milestone. We have identified five characteristics of the digital giants that enable them to dominate in their markets.

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Future of work and prognostications following the covid19 pandemic

Mike Cardus

More effort and work to gather employee experience , voice of customer data, and systems to collect disintermediated people data – and share the macro effects then use micro-actions to make change and adust (much of this is using scaled technology) Managerial-leadership will become more distributed.

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How To Lead In Uncertainty


Before reaching the top of the S-Curve, there will be disintermediation, which moves humanity from the current S-Curve to a new one. Another way to think of this pattern of disruption is to consider the evolution of humanity as one giant S-Curve. An S-Curve is the measurement of speed in the adoption of new innovation.

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Ambiverts win - Daniel Pink at World Innovation Forum.

CEO Blog

So they coined the word "Disintermediation"". The quotes below are what Pink said (although sometimes paraphrased because I can only type so fast.) Management consultants get paid by the syllable. In 2000, 1 in 9 people worked in sales. 13 years later - social media, smart phones, cloud computing, tablets etc. But 2013 we still have 1 in 9.

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Leadership and Competition

N2Growth Blog

I’m always on the lookout for new practitioners entering the market where we have practice areas, disruptive technology, or changes in the landscape that could disintermediate certain aspects of the market. I worry much more about the unknown than the known… . Now it’s your turn – how well do you know your competition?