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Publisher Comments:

In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many other successful companies. Companion Web site.

Table of Contents

  1. Information flow is your lifeblood.Manage with the force of facts ;Can your digital nervous system do this? ;Create a paperless office
  2. Commerce : the Internet changes everything ;Ride the inflection rocket ;The Middleman must add value ;Touch your customers ;Adopt the web lifestyle ;Change the boundaries of business ;Get to market first
  3. Manage knowledge to improve strategic thought.Bad news must travel fast ;Convert bad news to good ;Know your numbers ;Shift people into thinking work ;Raise your corporate IQ ;Big wins require big risks
  4. Bring insight to business operations.Develop processes that empower people ;Information technology enables reengineering ;Treat it as a strategic resource
  5. Special enterprises.No health care system is an island ;Take government to the people ;When reflex is a matter of life and death ;Create connected learning communities
  6. Expect the unexpected.Prepare for the digital future.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446525688
With:
Hemingway, Collins
Publisher:
Warner Books (NY)
With:
Hemingway, Collins
Author:
Gates, Bill
Author:
Gates, Bill, Etc
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Information Management
Subject:
Digital communications
Subject:
Management Information Systems
Subject:
Computer networks
Subject:
Business enterprises
Subject:
Business enterprises -- Communication systems.
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Business enterprises -- Computer networks.
Subject:
Database applications
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.25x6.20x1.42 in. 1.86 lbs.

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