Monthly Archives: January 2006

When the good technology loses

The following is a very quick translation of an op-ed I wrote for Aftenposten, Norway’s largest serious newspaper. The occasion is that Clayton Christensen is coming to speak here on January 24, and I am emceeing the event. The argument shouldn’t be news to anyone (I hope), but the examples may be. The companies are all Norwegian, so forgive me if you don’t get the reference (Norsk Data, for instance, was a minicomputer company much like Prime, Digital or Data General, and lost out to PCs much like they did.)

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