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A big mistake that managers make when dealing with new technologies is that they try to fight, or overcome, the principals of new technologies.

By |2022-09-20T22:02:27-07:00October 13th, 2022|WellThatMakesSense|

The habits of established and successful companies, like: Listening to customers Investing aggressively in technologies that give those customers what they say they want. Seeking higher margins Targeting larger markets Doesn't work for [...]

When there is a “Performance Oversupply” it creates the opportunity for disruptive technologies to attack from below. The intersection of Performance Supply and Performance demand is a critical juncture in the product life cycle.

By |2022-09-20T21:59:38-07:00October 11th, 2022|WellThatMakesSense|

When there is a "Performance Oversupply" it creates the opportunity for disruptive technologies to attack from below.  The intersection of Performance Supply and Performance demand is a critical juncture in the product life [...]

There are 2 reasons why processes are hard to change. It’s good to understand why it’s important to, though

By |2022-09-20T21:56:22-07:00October 8th, 2022|WellThatMakesSense|

Values that focus an organization priorities on high margin products cannot simultaneously focus priorities on low margin products.  This is why focused organizations perform so much better than unfocused ones.  Their processes and [...]

Innovator’s Dilemma: What should managers do when faced with a disruptive technology that customers do not want?

By |2022-09-13T21:10:57-07:00October 4th, 2022|WellThatMakesSense|

What should managers do when faced with a disruptive technology that customers do not want?  Convince Everyone in the Firm that the company should pursue it anyways.  That it has strategic advantage. Picking [...]

Resource Allocation:  Thousands of decisions made every day by hundreds of people.  Rationing of time and $$.

By |2022-09-13T21:03:00-07:00September 27th, 2022|WellThatMakesSense|

Incumbent firms are likely to lead innovation within their value network - architecture, efficiencies.  These are straight forward innovations.  Their value and applications are clear.  They are likely to lag in technologies that [...]

Innovator’s Dilemma: The product lifecycle is: Functionality > Reliability > Convenience > Ultimately to Price

By |2022-09-13T20:59:01-07:00September 22nd, 2022|WellThatMakesSense|

The product lifecycle is:  Functionality > Reliability > Convenience > Ultimately to Price Only companies who are paying CLOSE attention to the customer will see the points at which their needs and wants [...]

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