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Calling Down the Lightning
September/October 1994 (vol. 11 no. 5)
pp. 106-107, 113

The bolt of lightning that sparks a new product idea is totally unpredictable. The authors consider the crucial question for a product-development organization: what context allows creativity to happen and how does an organization call down the lightning? They consider the example of spreadsheet design.

Index Terms:
systems analysis; spreadsheet programs; user interfaces; software design; product idea; product-development organization; organization; spreadsheet design; user interfaces
Citation:
"Calling Down the Lightning," IEEE Software, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 106-107, 113, Sept.-Oct. 1994, doi:10.1109/MS.1994.10045
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