While BASF has significant chemistry expertise, it needed to integrate electronics into its materials to capture value-added opportunities with customers in the display market.
Dowa had significant materials expertise and in-house R&D, but lacked the knowledge to manufacture and develop an emerging product category of LED-based products.
The increasing costs and environmental impact of electric power generation are changing the way we view power consumption. It is now far more important for customer loads to be flexible and effective in their power use and to better match their consumption to the availability and quality of power on the grid. These fundamental shifts in the electric power landscape are leading to tremendous business opportunities.
PARC services for novel electronics.
The projector industry has matured. Despite the increased number of competitors and need for differentiation, innovations have focused only on incremental improvements or component technologies.
If Xerox could leverage service technicians' tacit and socially shared experiences into a codified expert system, it would help improve services, revenues, and customer satisfaction.