Podcast: Exponent Episode 008 – Debating Disruption

On the newest episode of Exponent, the podcast I co-host with James Allworth: In this episode we take on the validity of Disruption Theory in three parts: A discussion of Jill Lepore’s New Yorker article attacking disruption, as well as the debate that surrounded the article Ben’s article from last fall “What Clayton Christensen Got […]

Critiquing Disruption Theory

Much of the Internet has been abuzz about The Disruption Machine, an essay by Jill Lepore in the New Yorker that seeks to refute Clayton Christensen’s Theory of Disruptive Innovation. From the article: Most big ideas have loud critics. Not disruption. Disruptive innovation as the explanation for how change happens has been subject to little […]

EA and the Future

Mitch Lasky: A lot of the buzz around the EA interregnum has focused on EA’s relevance in digital distribution, mobile gaming and free-to-play. Can EA win in these new markets? What should a 21st century EA look like? It is interesting to think about EA’s assets and the current state of the digital game economy […]