The multiple uses of the technology S-curve model include at least the following:
(a) the ability to identify a relationship between effort and performance improvement;
(b) determine a performance threshold at which a firm should consider redistributing resources into emerging technologies; and
(c) patterns of predictable behaviors within technology cycles.
Identify a new technology and argue for the use of the technology S-curve model as to understand (a)-(c) during policy and marketing decisions.