Disruption test is not just for taxis

Uber was a big one. I really enjoyed interviewing Simon Rossi who is clearly on top of his brief and the full house at the Hyatt clearly did too. Disruption comes to every industry in one shape or another ... Uber is changing transport and there is nothing more sensible to do than let it happen naturally. To legislate them out of business would be a backward step. Imagine if we had stopped mobile technology two decades ago because Telecom had too much invested in the copper network and rotary telephones? Disruption always comes with pain for the incumbents; believe me, we are in the newspaper business. The challenge is to adapt and find new ways to sell your product ... or new products to sell.