These and other characteristics are discussed in a new book by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clay Christensen the latter the father of the term "disruptive technology" The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators.
"These days, market futurists and business wonks rarely have a meaningful economics discussion without using the term 'disruptive technology,'" observed McKay Coppins in Newsweek magazine last year.
Whereas the word disruptive might generally be assumed as a negative, here it means something else.
The term "disruptive" is needed to explain the power of the innovation that follows it.
Business School Professor known for coining the term "disruptive innovation," believes that one of his most enduring legacies will be an idea he first put forward in his 2003 book The Innovator's Solution: don't sell products and services to customers, but rather try to help people address their jobs-to-be-done.