With the advancement of technology in the engineering industry we can confidently talk about disruption innovation and how it can help businesses develop a competitive edge.
Previously the business environment did not allow the pursuit of disruption when it first arised, because at first it was not profitable enough and its development took scarce resources away from sustaining innovations .
A disruptive process can take longer to develop than by the conventional approach and the risk associated to it is higher than the other more incremental or evolutionary forms of innovations, but once it is deployed in the market, it achieves a much faster penetration and higher degree of impact on the established markets.
Take Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT). Both rank highly on the list of disruptive technologies. And as with most technologies, there are areas of great synergy that ultimately provide a yellow brick road to real business value