Discussion 1 Characteristics of Disruptive Technology Identify the characteristics of a disruptive technology in your lifetime; then explain and defend why you believe this is a disruptive technology. Write a 300-word response to the question. Ensure you use proper grammar and APA formatting when using citations and references. Your response needs to include at least TWO academic resources to support your answer. Your books count toward one of the two academic requirements. Discussion 2 Disruptive Technologies Today Disruptive technologies have occurred throughout history, think of a disruptive history that is currently emerging today and is it beneficial to society or harmful? Write a 300-word response to the question. Ensure you use proper grammar and APA formatting when using citations and references. Your response needs to include at least TWO academic resources to support your answer. Your books count toward one of the two academic requirements. *** PLEASE KEEP DISCUSSION 1 AND DISCUSSION 2 SEPARATE AS I HAVE OUTLINED IN THE INSTRUCTIONS. Required Text Christensen, C. M. (2011). The innovator’s dilemma: The revolutionary book that will change the way you do business. New York, NY: Harper Business. Chapter 1: Can great firms fail? Insights from the hard disk drive industry (pp. 3-32) Chapter 2: Value networks and the impetus to innovate (pp. 33-68) Required References Martin, R. L. (2013). The innovation catalysts. In Harvard Business Review, HBR’s 10 must reads on innovation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. Read: Martin, R. L. – The Innovation Catalysts Nabil, S. (2013, February). Knowledge management in the age of cloud computing and Web 2.0: Experiencing the power of disruptive innovations. International Journal of Information Management, 33(1), 160-165. Scholarly Article: Knowledge management in the age of cloud computing and Web 2.0: Experiencing the power of disruptive innovations Johnson, S. (2010, July). Where good ideas come from [Video file]. TedTalks. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_johnson_where_good_ideas_come_from.html Video: Johnson, S. – Where Good Ideas Comes From PowerfulInfographics. (n.d.). Pioneers of the Millennial world [Image file]. Retrieved from http://powerfulinfographic.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/transparency.jpg Review: Infographic – Pioneers of the Millennial World, to see which countries and industries are the most innovate in the world today Foreman, P. (n.d.). Innovation mind map. Retrieved from http://educationcloset.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/innovation-Mind-Map-by-Paul-Foreman.jpg Review: Mind Map by Paul Foreman to see a visual representation of the process of Innovation may look like SocialEarth. (n.d.). What is the impact of innovation [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.socialearth.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/innovation.jpg Review: Infographic – What is the impact of innovation Harvard Business. (2012, March 30). Disruptive innovation explained [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDrMAzCHFUU Video: Christensen, C. M. – Disruptive Innovation Explained Recommended References Leadbeater, C. (2005, July). Charles Leadbeater: The era of open innovation [Video file]. TedTalks. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/charles_leadbeater_on_innovation.html Video: The Era of Open Innovation Clayton M. Christensen. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.claytonchristensen.com/ Website: Clayton M. Christensen — This communication may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient (or have received this communication in error) please notify the sender immediately and destroy this communication. Any unauthorized copying, disclosure or distribution of the material in this communication is strictly forbidden. Deutsche Bank does not render legal or tax advice, and the information contained in this communication should not be regarded as such.