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Nov 14, 2005 | ISBN 9781576752944

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Table Of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Part I. Disaggregation: Why the Sum of the Parts Is Greater Than the Whole
Chapter One Disaggregation: The Driving Force of Revolution
Chapter Two Starting Revolutions: What to Take Apart
Chapter Three Benefits of Disaggregation: The Revolutionary’s Bill of Rights
Chapter Four Four Stages to Revolution: Devise, Interface, Accept, Evaluate

Part II. Case Studies: Two Hundred Years of Revolutions
Chapter Five From Horses and Buggies to Jet Planes: The Revolution in Manufacturing
Chapter Six The Automobile Takes On the Railroads
Chapter Seven The Internet’s Permanent Revolution

Part III. Business Strategies: How to Cope, How to Fail, and How to Predict the Future
Chapter Eight Interfaces and Standards: The Nuts and Bolts of Modern Civilization
Chapter Nine Coping with Surprises
Chapter Ten Marx, Lenin, and Gates: Failed Counterrevolutions
Chapter Eleven The Role of Government
Chapter Twelve Predictions: Three Revolutions in Progress
Chapter Thirteen Getting Started, Finishing Touches
Notes
Index
About Disaggregate
About the Author

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