Building High-tech Product Companies: The Maelstrom Effect

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Thomson/South-Western, 2004 - Business & Economics - 223 pages
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A perfect blend of technology and entrepreneurship, Building High-Tech Product Companies equips entrepreneurs and managers with the tools necessary to grow a technologically driven company, as it delivers insightful information on how to anticipate the market and the technology and develop strategy, while perfecting management techniques. James Bowen uses the Maelstrom paradigm, which is the simultaneous pull of a Technology Life Cycle, a Product Life Cycle, and an Adoption of Innovation Life cycle on a company. This offers executives and managers better understanding of market and technology trends to help them form clear strategies for product development and release. It also includes interviews from dozens of executives from high-tech companies that have introduced successful products into the marketplace.

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About the author (2004)

James Bowen has nearly 20 years experience in both management and technology, including financing, operations, marketing/sales, product development and strategy. He is currently Vice President for business development in internet-based computing, artificial intelligence/expert systems, knowledge management, and software product development. Mr. Bowen has a Ph.D. in management, focusing on the growth of technology product companies. He is proficient in five programming languages, six operating systems, and ISO-9003 quality standards.

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