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Business the speed of thought : succeeding in the digital economy

Author: Bill Gates; Collins Hemingway
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin Business.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Publ. as a Penguin pbk
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Most companies have a sizeable investment in technology but are realise only 20 per cent of its potential benefit. This title introduces the concept of the digital nervous system which unites  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Gates; Collins Hemingway
ISBN: 0140283129 9780140283129
OCLC Number: 247326315
Description: XXV, 527 S. : graph. Darst. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Information flow is your lifeblood: manage with the force of facts; can your digital nervous system do this?; create a paperless office. Part 2 Commerce - the Internet changes everything: ride the infectious rocket; the middleman must add value; tougch your customers; adopt the web lifestyle; change the boundaries of business; get to market first. Part 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. Part 4 Bring insight to business operations: develop processes that empower people; information technology enables reengineering; treat IT as a strategic resource. Part 5 Special enterprizes: 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. Part 6 Expect the unexpected: prepare for the digital future. Appendix: build digital processes on standards.
Series Title: Penguin Business.
Responsibility: Bill Gates ; with Collins Hemingway.

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"A road map for managers...effectively walks the reader through the business and life improvements the wired world presents....Plenty of specific tips and advice". -- USA Today

 
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