Computer users aren't always easy to predict, and if you had some sort of innate ability to accurately foretell what they'll like and what they won't like, then companies would be paying you so many consulting dollars that you wouldn't know what to do with yourself besides build a portfolio of countries that you have bought. Too many companies have been launched on assumptions, and while your target market may have previously responded to something similar to your efforts, it surely doesn't mean that they'll react to what you've created in the way that you were expecting.
Check it out over at OS Weekly.
Operating Systems or a Popularity Contest
Posted on Saturday, October 14 2006 @ 11:53 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck