Remain competitive by offering more accessible, affordable, and relevant information technologies that meet mass-market needs
Technology at the Margins demonstrates that by making IT more accessible, affordable, and relevant, new mass markets can be opened. Based on solid insights generated in key areas of health, education, finance and the environment, the book offers practical recommendations and insights from world leaders, innovators, practitioners and new users of emergent technologies.
- Offers recommendations on how companies can ensure their own competitiveness by offering more accessible, affordable, and relevant information technologies to support mass market needs
- Suggests practical recommendations and insights from world leaders, innovators, practitioners and new users of emergent technologies
- Challenges businesses to rethink their uses of existing technologies
Technology at the Margins will be of interest to decision makers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors who are interested in opportunities offered by IT in meeting the needs of those at the base of the worlds economic pyramid.
Keywords: Jessica Rothenberg Aalami, Akhtar Badshah, Sailesh Chutani, multinational corporations, MNCs, disruptive innovation, reverse innovation, emergent technologies, innovation networks, information communication technologies, emerging market relations, technology skills gap, global workforce development, The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves, W. Brian Arthur, Design Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean, Robert Verganti, Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology, Henry William Chesbrough, Innovators Dilemma, Clayton Christensen, Innovators Prescription, Christensen, Grossman, Hwang