Some articles on innovation:
... Research on lead users emerged from studies on sources of innovation ... Additionally, it was found that innovation by users tended to be concentrated among the “lead users” of those products and processes (Von Hippel ... These “lead users” were individuals or organizations who had experienced needs for a given innovation earlier than the majority of the target market (Von Hippel 1986) ...
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