Daily Archives: May 4, 2007

Andy_grove Whenever the phrase “inflection point” comes up at Intel, you know the speaker is channeling Andy Grove, the former chief executive who used it to describe a key business moment in his book Only The Paranoid Survive.

The biggest inflection point for Intel was when it came under pressure from Japanese memory producers in the mid-80s and decided to abandon that market and establish itself in the relatively new field of microprocessors. Read more