Kodak and the Incumbent's Dilemma Paid Members Public
A good version of the well-told tale of how Kodak invented digital photography [http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/12/kodaks-first-digital-moment/] – and then stifled it until it was too late for the company: > “Every digital camera that was sold took away from a film camera and we knew
A final Kodak moment Paid Members Public
[https://i1.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2012/02/f729927a533711e180c9123138016265_7.jpg] Alas, poor Kodak. I’ve written about [the implications of its fall elseblog](http://nextberlin.eu/2012/01/the-third-age-of-photography/), but I do still feel sad hearing about [its final departure from the camera industry](http://www.
Disruption isn't a one-trick pony Paid Members Public
Rather lovely and insightful post from Steve Yelvington drawing comparisons between the newspaper business [http://www.yelvington.com/content/what-newsrooms-should-learn-kodak] and the current perilous state Kodak finds itself in. I like this element particularly: > Disruption doesn’t happen just once. On the digital side, Kodak initially pivoted quite well,
Kodak, Disruption and Economic Inertia Paid Members Public
From an article about Kodak’s difficult decade: > Even though they talked about being in imaging and memories – their financial base was still in film, and even though they could move conceptually, they could see no way to move economically (and I suspect that many of us sitting around