Technology Foresight in Companies: From an Indicator to a Network and Process Perspective

  title={Technology Foresight in Companies: From an Indicator to a Network and Process Perspective},
  author={G. Reger},
  journal={Technology Analysis \& Strategic Management},
  pages={533 - 553}
  • G. Reger
  • Published 2001
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • Technology Analysis & Strategic Management
Technology foresight is an important activity in companies to meet the challenges of a fast changing environment. The understanding and the concepts of technology foresight have changed during the last decades. Three generations of technology foresight are developed in this paper. In the third generation, technology foresight is an integrated part of strategic management, process-oriented, need- and value-driven and network-dominated. Although this model represents practices in companies, not… Expand

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