What are the 3 most important parts of any company? Everyone has a different opinion. What’s interesting is their answers and reasoning.
An interesting article [bower, christensen-1995] from the 1995 edition of Harvard Business Review. They outline why it is that market leaders often lose to disruptive technologies; how to identify disruptive technologies; and how a company can effectively embrace disruptive technologies.
To see if a process is running, you can use the kill command: kill -0 <pid> You can then look at the return result to see if it was running. This is a little better than the typical “ps|grep” method.