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krisi
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true?
krisi   4/3/2014 10:28:39 AM
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is this assesstment really true? "the industry is experiencing a widening gap between coming up with ideas and having the ability to execute them"...I thought the oposite, new products are entering the market at increasongly smaller time intervals

Bert22306
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Re: true?
Bert22306   4/3/2014 4:55:54 PM
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Both could be true, Kris. I know one incessant obstacle where I work is "we have to make a business case." The perpetual reaction by the bean counters, you know, those in a company who self-identify as the "leadership," to any new ideas.

alex_m1
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alex_m1   4/4/2014 1:35:57 PM
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The number of ideas does seem to increase:

http://ipwatchdogs.com/images/utility-patents-issued-1980-2010.png


And we know in general that ideas are becoming more complex, that ideas need to compete with the short time-to-roi of apps, and that industry does claim a shoratge of talent.



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