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Does Experience Have Value in Dynamic Environments?

Posted February 29, 2000 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business & Enterprise Architecture, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

As we cast a glance at the hoards of Internet start-ups filled with 26-year-olds queuing at the doors of venture capital firms, we might wonder if past experience has any value in these crazy times, especially if gained in the prehistoric days of computing (pre-Web). Perhaps, as in Logan's Run, we should all face the fact that at 30 we're past it, and enter "carousel" (the strange floating phenomena where all the "old" people get zapped).

About The Author
Alan MacCormack
Alan MacCormack is a Fellow with Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practices. Dr. MacCormack is an Associate Professor in the Technology & Operations Management Unit at the Harvard Business School, where his research examines the management of technology and innovation in high-technology industries, with a particular focus on the software industry… Read More
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