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Is the concept of disruptive versus sustaining technologies valid?

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Is the concept of disruptive versus sustaining technologies valid?
- The short answer is "yes".

A disruptive technology is a new technological innovation, product, or service that eventually overturns the existing dominant technology or product in the market. Disruptive technology is radically different from the existing technology and is often not as good as the established technology, in terms of expectations of most profitable customers. But a disruptive technology or innovation is simple, inexpensive, and convenient to use. Disruptive innovations can be broadly classified into lower-end, and new-market disruptive innovations. A new-market disruptive innovation is often aimed at non-consumption. Where as, a lower-end ...

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