Inflection Point

What is it?

An inflection point is a critical time in an industry where the basis of competition changes from once basis to another. For example, early in the history of PCs, the functionality was not ‘good enough’.

When is it useful?

Since an inflection point changes everything about an industry, identifying it before competitors is key to capturing or maintaining leadership.

An Example?

 

 

Intel

How do you do the analysis?

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Only the Paranoid Survive, Andy Grove

Innovators Dilemma, Clayton Christiansen

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