“Indeed, many S&P 500 companies wish they had developed their internet strategy earlier. Those that did now have an advantage. Five years from now, we will be saying the same about AI strategy.” – Andrew Ng, HBR, Nov 2016.
While not groundbreaking today, Danaher’s operating model in the 1980’s sought to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency. By aligning its operating model and business model since its early days, Danaher today has become a $19B industry superstar.