Rita McGrath 2015-01-09T09:15:43+00:00

Rita Gunther McGrath Author. Speaker. Consultant.

  • Privacy and Property Rights – an emerging inflection point in the use of personal information?
    by Rita McGrath on July 10, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Dear Colleagues, When I was young, the go-to source for important information was a reference book, like the Encyclopedia Brittanica. It kept its secrets about who I was, what I read, which sections got attention, and which didn’t. Those who watch over reference books, the librarians, are the custodians of human knowledge embedded in the… The post Privacy and Property Rights – an emerging inflection point in the use of personal information? appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • Discovery Driven Growth: An Idea Whose Time Has Come! Free Webinar Tomorrow
    by Rita McGrath on June 12, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    In this 30-minute FREE webinar, which includes a live Q&A, you’ll learn: • Why the techniques you use to run business as usual can be fatal to your growth efforts, and what approaches to use instead • How to design experiments into your business planning process • How options reasoning can help you escape the… The post Discovery Driven Growth: An Idea Whose Time Has Come! Free Webinar Tomorrow appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • BREAKING UP THE DEGREE STRANGLEHOLD | Disruption in Higher Ed – Credentials by skills learned not degrees
    by Rita McGrath on June 11, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    By now, education was supposed to have been thoroughly disrupted.  While digital platforms are great for disseminating knowledge, they are terrible at demonstrating what knowledge you have to others.  For that, a credential from a respected institution can’t be beat. But, what if we could have credentials without a college degree?  Think of the music… The post BREAKING UP THE DEGREE STRANGLEHOLD | Disruption in Higher Ed – Credentials by skills learned not degrees appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • Advertising vs. ad-blocking – who knew it would become an arms race?
    by Rita McGrath on June 7, 2018 at 2:13 am

    In the heady early days of the World Wide Web, before the dot-coms and even before most organizations realized that having a web page was not going to be optional, far-seeing pundits observed that information wants to be free.   Be that as it may, someone has to pay for all the tech surrounding information, not… The post Advertising vs. ad-blocking – who knew it would become an arms race? appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • Bundled, Unbundled, than bundled again – Business Models and Strategic Inflection Points
    by Rita McGrath on April 16, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    A strategic inflection point, a term first coined by Andy Grove in his landmark book Only the Paranoid Survive, represents a turning point for your business. In this lively Google Hangout with myself and Robots & Pencils CEO Michael J. Sikorsky, we explore a number of topics related to strategic inflection points, including: * What… The post Bundled, Unbundled, than bundled again – Business Models and Strategic Inflection Points appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]