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Business @ the speed of thought : succeeding in the digital economy

Author: Bill Gates; Collins Hemingway
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, 2000, ©1999.
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Gates argues that the capabilities of computers, software, and networks are only beginning to be harnessed and that companies must start building a modern, digital nervous system now in order to be competitive. He explains how to turn hardware and software into a powerful, evolving network of information.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Gates; Collins Hemingway
OCLC Number: 43981555
Notes: Originally published as: Business @ the speed of thought: using a digital nervous system.
Description: xxii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Information flow is your lifeblood --
Manage with the force of facts --
Can your digital nervous system do this? --
Create a paperless office --
II. Commerce : the Internet changes everything --
Ride the inflection rocket --
Middleman must add value --
Touch your customers --
Adopt the web lifestyle --
Change the boundaries of business --
Get to market first --
III. 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 --
IV. Bring insight to business operations --
Develop processes that empower people --
Information technology enables reengineering --
Treat it as a strategic resource --
V. 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 --
VI. Expect the unexpected --
Prepare for the digital future.
Other Titles: Business at the speed of thought
Succeeding in the digital economy
Responsibility: Bill Gates with Collins Hemingway.

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Gates argues that the capabilities of computers, software, and networks are only beginning to be harnessed and that companies must start building a modern, digital nervous system now in order to be competitive. He explains how to turn hardware and software into a powerful, evolving network of information.

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