Prem Kumar – The adaptation is still not there yet of these technologies that already exist

See, the technology itself has not been adopted enough. There are many fast movers who have adopted it, but I always say this, that the benefit of a new innovation doesn’t really start coming unless people start adapting, not merely adopting, but they have to adapt it, which means the original purpose for which it was build, that, of course people are using it for that, but somebody has come and found a new purpose for this, new innovation, using it for newer things, you are using it newer ways, right? So the adaptation is still not there yet, of these technologies that already exist.

Of course, as a technologist, as a geek myself, I could you know, throw up many incremental improvements that we could do like the one I said about Quora, like features in a Q&A system, or discussion forum, to surface the best answers or to ensure that the right questions… the questions are asked in the right manner or in the right place. Those are instrumental improvements but the real phenomenal advances will happen only when the practitioners start trying to adapt these tools, and then they run into road blocks, because of the limitations of the software. And then these organizations will demand the software vendors that I need to … “I was looking at this, trying to do this, but somehow you system did not allow me. Is there any way that you could do some changes and I could be able to do this?” Which is when we will see far better improvements in the software that is available right now. Otherwise it’s just going to be a tinkerer’s advances, not advancement happening to the practitioners.

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