Business @ the Speed of Thought by Bill Gates Paperback - 560 pages (25 May, 2000)
So where do you want to go tomorrow? That's the question Bill Gates tries to answer in Business @ the Speed of Thought. Gates offers a 12-step programme for companies wanting to do business in the next millennium. The book's premise: Thanks to technology, the speed of business is accelerating at an ever-increasing rate and to survive, it must develop an infrastructure--a "digital nervous system"--that allows for the unfettered movement of information inside a company.
Synopsis - In this business book using case studies from around the world to demonstrate the transformative power of technology in business, Bill Gates provides the reader with his view on technology's role in corporate evolution - not just at rival corporate giants but as small businesses as well.
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