Archive for May, 2010
Last night I was reading to my son and came upon this fable by Aesop. It is a classic product management issue and applies to many entrepreneurs as well who often bounce from one advisor or investor or mentor or industry veteran to the next and change their story every time an “expert” voices an opinion. Much better to gather to a bunch of input, seek inspiration and weigh comments against the views of your team and make fewer more well thought out decisions.
The Man the Boy and the Donkey
Each Hype Cycle drills down into the five key phases of a technology’s life cycle.
5. Plateau of Productivity: Mainstream adoption starts to take off. Criteria for assessing provider viability are more clearly defined. The technology’s broad market applicability and relevance are clearly paying off.
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