Hoovers Handbook of Emerging Companies (Paper)

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If we then take the concept of the infrastructure capabilities one step further we can consider what this infrastructure would look like outside of the theoretical. Earlier generations faced far more pressing demands and found a way not only to sustain but also to expand the country’s roads, bridges, ports and schools. The BPSL is an additional Knowledge Risk Level indicator. By answering the relatively straightforward questions of who is using an infrastructure technical service, what their goal for using that service is, and what obstacles exist to their success exist today, we can elevate the conversation to a more meaningful level.

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Publisher: Reference Press, Inc; 3 edition (November 1995)

ISBN: 1878753908

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