Which Hyperscale Business Can Disrupt Yours?

Rob Llewellyn By Rob Llewellyn

Which Hyperscale Business Can Disrupt Yours?

No industry is immune to digital disruption, and anyone who looks no further than their existing competition or country needs a wake up call from someone close, before a Hyperscale Business creates the shock and awe that has disrupted so many stable organisations in recent years.
Hyperscale businesses enjoy unprecedented operating leverage, which overshadows what traditional businesses can achieve. Innovation and digital is at the heart of what they do, whereas many traditional businesses are still dipping their toes in the water. Just look at the comparison below to see how hyperscale outperforms traditional.
Detroit 1990
Top 3 car makers
Nominal revenues: $250 billion
Market capitalisation: $36 billion
1.2 million employees
Silicon Valley 2014
Nominal revenues: $247 billion
Market capitalisation: $1 trillion
137,000 employees
Hyperscale ecosystems range from large corporations to individual users or app developers. These are the companies, individuals and networks that are led by a new breed of leader who is doing the disrupting, as opposed to those waiting to be disrupted.
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With over 20 years helping managers and leaders generate commercial value from technology, Rob Llewellyn is dedicated to helping the new breed of digital economy professionals write the next digital economy success stories.

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