Social Media Disruption: The Disruption Series

Social Media Disruption: The Disruption Series

For well over a decade now, social media has changed the way we connect, interact, communicate, and even the way we see ourselves and others around us. According to Emran Mian, the Director of Social Market Foundation,  social media brings to light the “actual diversity and plurality of opinions.” Prior to 2006, only about 10…

Online Retail Disruption: The Disruption Series

Online Retail Disruption: The Disruption Series

It wasn’t all that long ago that when you needed groceries, you went down to the nearest grocery store and did your shopping. If you needed clothes, you got yourself to your local department or discount store or even placed a mail or phone order with your preferred catalog company. Then you waited for your…

Texting Disruption: The Disruption Series

Texting Disruption: The Disruption Series

Texting or SMS (short message service) messaging, used to be an activity that only the tech-savvy participated in. Today, its rise in use has made millions of Americans masters of a relatively new communication tool. Text messaging offers many benefits. It allows our communication to be more direct and succinct and saves time. Texts can…

Search Engine Disruption: The Disruption Series

Search Engine Disruption: The Disruption Series

Prior to the mid-late 1990s, if you needed to research a topic, you likely went to your local or school library. Here you would thumb through the card catalog to find books on your given topic, look through an encyclopedia, or even find a magazine that covered what you were researching.   If you wanted…