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Mid-market “Innovator’s Dilemma”

Before we begin, a word of “big thanks!” to Ivan, who has recently plugged my blog on his most excellent site ipSpace (not that it needs any introduction). I guess I should try to turn “occasionally” into a more “regularly”. Time will tell.

But let’s get to it.

Today I would like to talk about something different: innovation. In particular, how badly it sucks when it comes to the needs of IT houses of mid-market companies, and why.

What is “mid-market”, anyway? For the purpose of this post I would like to define it as “anything with more than a couple hundred employees, but with less than a handful of thousands”. Industry doesn’t make much difference – just the size. Yes, it is a fairly simplistic view, but for the purpose of this post it will have to do.

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