Do all, most, a few, or none of your competitors use any model or version of the technology?
Approximately, how many pieces or copies of the technology, including all models or versions, do you currently use?
If you were to buy the most recent version of the technology today, what would be the approximate PER UNIT cost?
How long did it take the most skilled person using the technology to become proficient using it?
How many employees use the technology?
How much longer do you think you will be able to use the most sophisticated technology you currently operate before replacing it?
Will you replace the technology primarily because:?
Did your firm develop this technology, OR did someone else develop it?
Did you modify the technology to meet your needs once you obtained it, OR did you leave it pretty much as you got it?
Did you substantially modify or modestly modify the technology?
Volume 5, Issue 5, 2005
ISSN - 1534-8326
William J. Dennis, Jr.
NFIB Research Foundation
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