The term was brough home to me yesterday when I interviewed the inventors of a new product for the parking industry. It’s a way to sell validations and validate tickets over the internet. I don’t want to go into too much detail since after all, I want you to read the April issue of PT. Suffice it to say, these folks aren’t really in the software application business, but they saw a requirement, investigaed, and created a computer app that solved the problem.
Of course there is the corollary to Necessity is the mother of invention – Milk is a necessity, a locomotive is an invention, therefore milk is the mother of the locomotive. Ok I’m told its faulty logic – much the same as if you look out the window and see wet grass at night and the lights are on, you assume that the lights caused the rain.
However my buddies at Sentry System in Sun Valley did the deed. Read all about it APRIL PT