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08:40 Oct 22, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Computers (general)
English term or phrase:Barriers have dropped tremendously.
Where's the next great idea in computing going to come from? Increasingly, companies are betting it will be outside their walls. As the number of technology patents explodes, and information technologies find new applications outside the industries for which they were invented, it's becoming much harder for any one company to control all the pieces it needs to bring great products to market. "As a consequence of the breadth of technology, it's very unlikely you'll have all the pieces you need to succeed," PARC's Bernstein says. "Barriers have dropped tremendously."