Jun 17, 2014

Why did the picture phone fail?

Following up on the last post - that disruption theories are looking backwards and can only explain why companies fail - I firmly believe that learning from failures is a very good way to prepare for innovation challenges ahead of us. Here's an interesting video about tech failures. Take the picture phone, for example: nearly every science fiction movie features a picture phone. So why is the time right for Skype and Facetime now but was not right for the picture phone?

http://www.engineerguy.com/failure/