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Definition Strategic Infliction Point. Description.

A Strategic Infliction Point is a term coined by Andrew S. Grove, CEO of Intel, in his book: Only the Paranoid Survive.

it is a time in the life of a business when its fundamentals are going to change. That change can mean an opportunity or a threat. 

A strategic inflection point can be caused by technological change but it is more than a technological change. It can also be caused by competitors but it is more than just competition. It is a full-scale change in the way business is conducted, so that simply adopting new technology or fighting the competition in the normal way may be insufficient. Strategic inflection points build up force so insidiously that it can be hard even putting a finger on what has changed, yet you know that something has...

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