Technology and business are necessarily out of phase in the cycle of things. When a business is performing well, it’s based on a technology from yesterday. Unfortunately, our future activities in technology are guided by the success of today. There’s a mismatch. The seeds of destruction are planted at the peak of success. History is often the worst enemy in charting the future.
Source: Prism (Arthur D. Little)
Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Success / Failure