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who have wondered whether today's seemingly irrational
competitive and capital market behavior might become
‘normal’ again need to read Living on the Fault Line. Moore
shows convincingly that technology and capital market efficiency
have fundamentally changed not just the reality that all
managers face, but have changed the way they need to define,
measure and manage success.
This is a great book.”
Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Companies
you live on the fault line,
you have to reinvent yourself every single day.
In the past year we have been incorporating ideas from
this book into the strategy training portions of our executive
development program, and the feedback has been tremendous.”
Executive Vice President and COO, Microsoft
lived on the fault line
as a senior executive at IBM, BBN, GTE, and now Akamai, I must say that this book,
unlike any other I have ever read, clearly lays out the
blueprint for how old economy franchises can make a full
transition to the new economy.
It is also a great guide for those of us leading new
economy companies as we chart our paths forward.”
Chairman and CEO, Akamai
is committed to creating unprecedented value and opportunity for
our shareholders, customers, partners and employees.
Geoffrey Moore's new book, Living
on the Fault Line, reveals his understanding of fast growth
industries and offers insight to help us manage shareholder
value in today's Internet Economy.”
CEO, Cisco Systems
on the Fault Line cuts
through the hype of the Internet economy.
It gets at where real benefits lie, which is in applying
our premium resources directly on increasing our competitive
advantage and taking waste out of the total value chain. Now
Geoffrey Moore tells us how to navigate the river to real
sustainable value creation.”
Vice President, e-commerce,
Dupont Corporation, CEO,
CEO at both Sybase and Commerce One, I can attest to the power
of what Geoff Moore calls the fault line to disrupt existing markets and reset the rules of
competition in a flash. Geoff’s
new book, like his prior ones, gives executives in the middle of
the fray a frame of reference for setting new strategies and
changing old ways.”
President and CEO, Commerce One
Founder and CEO, Patricia Seybold Group, author of Customers.com
G. Stemberg, Chairman of the Board
New Era of
the epicenter of technology, Silicon Valley, comes another 'must
read' from Geoffrey Moore, the man who crystallized the
challenges of marketing high tech in Crossing
the Chasm. Fault
line will compel executives to examine the core value of their
organizations under the harsh light of the New Economy and guide
them with sound strategies for surviving the onslaught of the
Tom Kendra, Vice
Asia Pacific IBM Corporation
and CEO, Viant
Moore once again demonstrates his ability to take a complex set
of business dynamics and forge them into a clean, coherent
model. He outlines
the effect that the transition from a traditional economy to the
new "e-conomy" has on companies - their internal
behavior, their interactions within and across industry lines,
and their perception by Wall Street.
I found it an enormously helpful and engaging read.”
J. de Geus,
Chairman & CEO, Synopsys, Inc.
Moore looks beyond today’s e-buzz to help executives
understand the fundamental changes needed to morph from the old
economy to the new. Time is more valuable than money, assets
don’t matter, and market cap counts more than your P&L.
Geoffrey gives hope for bricks and mortar companies, but
the changes required will make most CEOs' hearts beat a little
President and CEO,
Landmark Graphics Corporation
book is a must read for CEO’s and their executive team who are
wondering what e-business is all about. According to Geoffrey
Moore, you had better start shedding non-core activities quickly
or your company will become a victim of the new economy.
Geoffrey develops a model that provides the organizational
flexibility and speed to navigate the choppy waters of the
Chairman and CEO,
HP, we set a 3-year business plan that was adjusted annually. At
Bay Networks, we set an annual business plan that was adjusted
quarterly. Now, at Alteon Websystems, we set a multi-quarter
business plan that is adjusted almost every month! In Living
on the Fault Line, Moore details a prescription for a
company to mutate its corporate genetic makeup in order to
effect all these changes with a single company confine... He
hits the nail on the head, again.”
Chairman, CEO and President, Alteon Websystems, Inc.
the Internet, someone is revolutionizing your industry.
It's either you, one of your traditional competitors, or
a dot.com you've never heard of until it's too late.
Since the Internet fault line is going to be part of the
landscape, you better find out how to survive on it.
And there is no better person to teach you about it.”
CEO, Genuity Inc.
Living on the Fault Line , Geoff Moore de-mystifies the angst
and opportunity felt by management teams of established
enterprises, large and small, as they wrestle with how to
survive and prosper in the conundrum, that is the new Internet
economy. Moore’s battleplan for success in the Internet Age is
realistic and doable, as well as entertaining to read. A “must
read” for any executive striving for success in an Internet
business, which is all executives !”
President & CEO, Documentum, Inc.
Line ” crystallizes, for the first time in a comprehensive and
instructive manner, the forces driving the incredible market
caps of companies in technology enabled markets.
While on the surface these valuations appear irrationally
exuberant, this book shows why they may instead be the leading
indicators of the winners and losers in the new economy.
Geoffrey Moore articulates in a clear, compelling, and
manner, the links between disruptive technology innovation,
competitive advantage and market cap.
This book is a ‘must read’ for management teams in
and small companies alike.
For being blind to these issues could cause the two to