Agility, innovation, and operational excellence form the transformation triangle. Whether you're slinging tacos or manufacturing durable glass for iPhones, your company needs all three to survive and thrive.
The Internet is always hungry. And lately it's been feasting on the viral news of a cheeseburger-stuffed pizza served by United Arab Emirate branches of Pizza Hut. Delicious? Of course. Healthy? Who cares!? First described by the food blog Serious Eats, the pizza features nubs on the edge of the crust stuffed with mini-cheeseburgers and a topping of cheeseburgers, Thousand Island dressing, cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
In business, we sometimes get too caught up in the idea that we need to be different, to innovate. We do need to distinguish ourselves, but that does not mean we can’t borrow ideas, make them our own, and do an even better job of executing them. Yum! Brands CEO David Novak shares how pattern thinking has helped generate amazing ideas--including the Cool Ranch Dorito.