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Mastering the Hype Cycle: How to Choose the Right Innovation at the Right Time by Mark Raskino, Jackie Fenn

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Seven

Track: Collecting the Innovation Candidates

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.

—Thomas Edison

LIKE MANY GOVERNMENT and military organizations, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has a clear statement of its scope. DISA is “the provider of global net-centric solutions for the Nation’s warfighters and all those who support them in the defense of the nation.” In its role as a core enabler of the nation’s war-fighting ability, DISA needs to maintain a type A enterprise personality to stay ahead of its particular type of competition. Its army of employees need to operate on the leading edge of the communications networks, computers, and software that they deliver to support the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

In 2005 one ...

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