Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2002 (Revised February 2010)

Intel Corporation: 1968-2003

by Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, David B. Yoffie and Sasha Mattu


Describes three stages in Intel's history: the initial success and then collapse in DRAMs and EPROMs, its transition to and dominance in microprocessors, and its move to become the main supplier of the building blocks for the Internet economy. Allows a rich discussion of industry structure and transformation in DRAMs and microprocessors, creation of competitive advantage and value capture, and sustainability.

Keywords: History; Organizational Change and Adaptation; Internet; Information Technology; Competitive Strategy; Corporate Strategy; Industry Structures; Information Technology Industry; Technology Industry;


Casadesus-Masanell, Ramon, David B. Yoffie, and Sasha Mattu. "Intel Corporation: 1968-2003." Harvard Business School Case 703-427, November 2002. (Revised February 2010.)