Platform CollapseThe pace of change

Platform Collapse

The pace of change in IT creates its own business victims, often to the consumer’s benefit. One aspect of this rapid change is platform collapse, a process that brings unusual instability to IT. This kind of thing isn’t seen in more established industries such as banking or supermarkets. The instability of platform collapse is such that a new product carried to popular recognition can wipe out the commercial prospects of other products.

… a fascinating read.