Table 6-9
Companies reporting IT-based innovation in past 12 months or expected innovation in next 12 months, by industry and revenue size: 2001
(Percent)
 
Characteristic of innovatora Total Past Expected
All industries 48 34 14
IT 72 57 15
Manufacturing 50 33 17
Communications 75 63 13
Computer-related services 84 67 18
Non-IT 44 30 14
Manufacturing 39 25 14
Transportation and public utilities 44 32 12
Finance, insurance, and real estate 58 44 14
Engineering and AAB services 52 38 14
       
Revenue size (millions of dollars)      
2.5–4.9 43 29 14
5–-9.9 46 33 13
10–24.9 48 34 14
25–50 58 35 23
More than 50 63 56 7
 
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aTo be classified as innovator, the company had to have developed a product or process in the past 12 months or believed it would develop a product or process in the next 12 months as a result of IT-based innovation. The survey was conducted during the period July 2001 to April 2002.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Information Technology Information Survey, 2001. See appendix tables 6-18 and 6-19.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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