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12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects by Dave Hendricksen

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Chapter 10. Technology Innovation

“Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.”

Michael Porter

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.”

Steve Jobs

“Because, you know, resilience—if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn’t a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.”

Jeff Bezos

“I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund ...

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