Chapter 3a Baltzan

Chapter 3a Baltzan - E-Business Chapter 3a Business and the...

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E-Business Chapter 3a – Business and the Internet
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Disruptive Technology How can a company like Polaroid go bankrupt? Digital Darwinism – implies that organizations which cannot adapt to the new demands placed on them for surviving in the information age are doomed to extinction
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Disruptive versus Sustaining  Technology What do steamboats, transistor radios, and Intel’s 8088 processor all have in common? Disruptive technology – a new way of doing things that initially does not meet the needs of existing customers Tends to open new markets and destroy old ones Sustaining technology – produces an improved product customers are eager to buy
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Disruptive versus Sustaining  Technology Disruptive Technologies Sustaining Technologies
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Disruptive versus Sustaining  Technology Innovator’s Dilemma (by Clayton Christensen) - discusses how established companies can take advantage of disruptive technologies without hindering existing relationships with customers, partners, and stakeholders Some firms focus on meeting current needs and ignore potential disruptive technologies until it’s too late
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