Thursday, January 05, 2006

SUN should adopt customer-centric innovation

SUN is being run as an innovation-driven or innovation-centric company, spending huge pile of money on R&D, most of which generated little revenue and is being open sourced, probably in a hope that someone else can profit from it.

Sharing is good for mankind, but you have to have resources if you want to keep sharing. You have to make some money or you die out. One way to innovate and make money the same time is through customer-centric innovation, the prime directive of AMD. The more I think about this term, it makes more sense. You innovate to solve real problems of your customers, you innovate and get paid and you have more and happier customers. You make more money, and you hire better talents, you share more, and the cycle continues...


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