What drives technology?

"Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge." — Plato Technology is an instrument for achieving human goals. No doubt the creation of the earliest documented stone tools were driven by the need for survival and better living conditions. Egyptian pyramids and great … [Read more...]

Recognize Technology Expectation Gaps

[Originally from the Kitetail Blog] Statistically, the successful launch of new products are rare, as there are many challenges to overcome. The successful development of new products incorporating new technologies is even more challenging. Execution matters for success, and is all the more … [Read more...]

Technology Management: A Brief Introduction

[Originally from the Kitetail Blog] Using Prezi, I put together a brief introduction to Technology Management: Introducing Technology Management. The concept of technology goes back to ancient Greeks: online etymology dictionary states technologia as its origins: techné: meaning belonging to … [Read more...]

Factors that Lead to Successful Development of New Products

[Originally from the Kitetail Blog] In 2002, I conducted a research study on the topic of "Innovation Management in Multi-Divisional Firms: Factors that Lead to Successful Development of New Products" as part of my Management of Technology (MOT) program. I analyzed the new product development … [Read more...]