Archive for January, 2010
Why is there a chasm?
- • Technology are discontinuous innovations
- • They are languishing in the early market (i.e., used mostly by the “Techies” and “Visionaries”) but desperately want to cross the chasm into the mainstream market
- • Few applications have so far been able to cross and achieve the high-volume opportunities offered by the mainstream Technology market (i.e., the “Pragmatists” and “Conservatives”)
- • The Technology market will not evolve in one continuous, smooth movement
- • Consists of the Innovators
- • For the Visionaries, technology
- • Visionaries like a project orientation and will therefore a start out with a pilot project
- • Visionaries want to set the standards
- • Consists of an Early Majority (“Techies”) and the Early (“Pragmatists”) and a Late Adopters (“Visionaries”) Majority (“Conservatives”)
- • For the Pragmatists, improving is a change agent and the the existing delivery of people using it are the Technology is the priority – champions of change they want “evolution not revolution”
- • Pragmatists require integrated, turn-key solutions – price is big issue
- • Pragmatists would like to wait until a platform or application becomes the de facto standard
The Chasm exists between the Early and Mainstream Markets.
- What is crossing the chasm mean? (tgcblogs.wordpress.com)
- The Role of Delight in Crossing the Chasm (customerthink.com)
- “You Can’t Cross a Chasm in Two Small Steps” [Quotables] (lifehacker.com)
- The widening chasm (zdnet.com)
Spotlight is on knowledge in today’s economy
- • Knowledge, Weightless, Information, Digital or Service Economy
- • Factors of production: Land, Labor, Capital, Intangibles (Knowledge)
- • Knowledge as useful Information (or Service)
- • Information as a “Public Good”
- • Information as Property
What is intellectual property?
- • An exclusive
- • property right
- • in intangible products
- • of investment, creative intellect, or labor
- • owned by the creator or by someone who purchased it from the creator
“In the age of the knowledge economy, the efficient and creative use of knowledge is a key determinant of international competitiveness, wealth creation and improved social welfare.” “An effective intellectual property (IP) system embedded within a national strategy which anchors IP considerations firmly within the policy-making process will help a nation to promote and protect its intellectual assets, thereby driving economic growth and wealth creation.” Kamil Idris, WIPO Director General
- Is Indigenous Knowledge Intellectual Property?
- All About Intellectual Property Attorneys
- The History of Intellectual Property Taxation
- Why Manage Human Capital Strategy ?
- How Do You Value Intangible Assets and Intellectual Property?
- Intellectual Property Stocks to Remain Hot
- Apple consortium beats Google to Nortel patents
- You: Navigating the road to riches
- Some thoughts on infrastructure in our cities
- Marshall Phelps Joins ipCapital Group Board of Directors – Former Intellectual Property Leader at Microsoft Brings World-Renowned Expertise to Firm