Business @ the speed of thought : using a digital nervous system / Bill Gates with Collins Hemingway.
By: Gates, Bill.
Contributor(s): Hemingway, Collins.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, c1999Description: xxii, 470 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0446525685; 9780446525688.Other title: Business at the speed of thought | Using a digital nervous system.Subject(s): Business enterprises -- Computer networks | Business enterprises -- Communication systemsDDC classification: 658 LOC classification: HD30.37 | .G38 1999HF5548.32 | .G377 1999Other classification: 85.20
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. Information flow is your lifeblood -- ch. 1. Manage with the force of facts -- ch. 2. Can your digital nervous system do this? -- ch. 3. Create a paperless office -- pt. 2. Commerce: the Internet changes everything -- ch. 4. Ride the inflection rocket -- ch. 5. The Middleman must add value -- ch. 6. Touch your customers -- ch. 7. Adopt the web lifestyle -- ch. 8. Change the boundaries of business -- ch. 9. Get to market first -- pt. 3. Manage knowledge to improve strategic thought -- ch. 10. Bad news must travel fast -- ch. 11. Convert bad news to good -- ch. 12. Know your numbers -- ch. 13. Shift people into thinking work -- ch. 14. Raise your corporate IQ -- ch. 15. Big wins require big risks -- pt. 4. Bring insight to business operations -- ch. 16. Develop processes that empower people -- ch. 17. Information technology enables reengineering -- ch. 18. Treat it as a strategic resource -- pt. 5. Special enterprises -- ch. 19. No health care system is an island -- ch. 20. Take government to the people -- ch. 21. When reflex is a matter of life and death -- ch. 22. Create connected learning communities -- pt. 6. Expect the unexpected -- ch. 23. Prepare for the digital future.
Modern visionsary, Bill Gates, reveals how expanding technology is propelling the business world into an exciting new economic era...how every manager can and must stay ahead of the curve, and how integrated information systems can help every organization.