Case | HBS Case Collection | April 1985

SEEQ Technology--1984

by Kim B. Clark


Examines a decision about product and process technology facing a small, three-year old semiconductor company. The company must decide between pursuing a well-defined technology (N-MOS) with significant short-term advantages or an advanced technology (CMOS) that has longer term strategic implications. Gives students an opportunity to explore the relationship between learning and technological innovation in a dynamic industrial setting.

Keywords: Cost vs Benefits; Decision Choices and Conditions; Semiconductor Industry;


Clark, Kim B. "SEEQ Technology--1984." Harvard Business School Case 685-081, April 1985.