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Creative Destruction

A concept in capitalist theory stating that innovation causes failure, but that failure, in turn, creates more innovation. For example, suppose someone invents a better widget. If he/she markets this widget effectively, he/she will eventually drive all previous widget manufacturers out of business. However, this forces older widget manufacturers to create their own innovations that will either keep themselves in business or improve their financial situations in other ways. This is considered one of the most important concepts in capitalism.

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consumer appetite for future adoption of advanced service features suggests that the mobile technology gap will close in the years ahead," said Harald Braun, president, Networks Division, Siemens Communications Inc.
This places OIC in a perfect position to bridge the technology gap, bringing the best possible global resources to the doorsteps of regional countries.
If a technology gap does exist, Evergreen provides independent guidance and options to best address it.

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