Friday, February 27, 2009

Revealed: Why K -12 Textbooks will Tip Soon

You can get the details in Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change The Way the World Learns by Clayton Christensen (Author), Curtis W. Johnson (Author), Michael B. Horn. You can buy the hardcover at Amazon for $21.75 or the Kindle version for $18.12.

But if you don't have the time to read it, here's what you have to know:

1. The education policy of the United States will move to a much more sophisticated way to measure student success.

2. The best model of student centered learning is a tutor.

3. According to Disrupting Class:
"As products and their markets mature, technology grows more sophisticated, as do customers. They begin to understand their unique needs and to insist on customized product. Technological maturity makes customization possible. Product and service arhitecture become more modular in this enivronment."
4. Value chain commerce is evolving into facilitated user networks commerce.

The opportunity for Print is that "facilitated user network" is another name for infrastructure. The core business of XORiHK is the Print Output infrastructure business.
Google it. Find it. Print it. Deliver it. In just the right format at just the right time.

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