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Pull and Push

The Sources of Technology Innovation

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Bringing together business and IT to create and deliver technology innovation should be a combined effort. No one area of the business should have supremacy, but rather all areas of business—including IT—should work together to stimulate growth and competitive advantage through new innovation.


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Mann, A., Watt, G., Matthews, P. (2013). Pull and Push. In: The Innovative CIO. Apress, Berkeley, CA.

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