RE: [Fwd: 2/19/1999 - Valley Life: Which ComesFirst-

Mark Kuharich (
Mon, 22 Feb 1999 16:00:46 -0800

I don't have any counter-examples. I do remember reading somewhere that
stated that Microsoft was a company that Excelled (pardon the pun!) at
implementation. Here's an example: Microsoft beat Lotus 1-2-3 and
WordPerfect by undercutting Office suites on price and bundling. Aided by
their OS monopoly. Netscape would be a company that excelled at innovation.
Does anyone know an Internet pointer to the above article?

Mark Kuharich

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-----Original Message-----
From: Gregory Alan Bolcer []

In the commercial world, it's easy to introduct a new product to an existing
market, or introduce an existing product to a new market, but introducing a
new product to a new market is almost always fatal. Anyone have any