Technology Roles in an Ecosystem Model of Technology Evolution

  title={Technology Roles in an Ecosystem Model of Technology Evolution},
  author={Bockstedt and Alok Gupta and Robert J. Kauffman},
We propose a new conceptual model for understanding technological evolution that highlights dynamic and highly interdependent relationships among multiple technologies. We propose that, when technology evolution is discussed, a single technology cannot be considered in isolation. Instead, we argue that technology evolution is best viewed as a dynamic system that includes the totality of interrelated technologies. We build on theories from technological forecasting, technology evolution, and… CONTINUE READING


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