To conduct business in Asia, managers need to understand Asian electronic infrastructures and how to leverage them.
Information Management/Technology (IT)
There are two main reasons for information disasters: too little information and too much information.
The cost of lost data from computers is substantial. Businesses must be proactive in protecting this important resource.
Identity management systems help create an electronic trail of users and applications for regulators to follow, but better processes must also be instituted.
User-friendly business intelligence systems help increase organizational participation as well as improve bottom line performance.
Many technology people currently report to a business unit rather than a department. How do you decide whether to bring them back under direct IT control?
While software companies are suffering in 2002-03, recent figures surprisingly indicate that the enterprise portal software (EPS) market is continuing to grow.
While there is still a viable Web hosting market, consolidation and uncertainty have created a tighter market. Is outsourcing right for you?
The transfer of tacit knowledge is important in creating a company culture, including the ethical dimension.
Web services will enable organizations to integrate their information, applications, workflows, and customer transactions in more versatile web environments.
Japan’s technology woes will impact U.S. business practice as technology trade increases.
New technologies continue to transform the Web into a viable business tool and sales channel that saves money and increases operational efficiency.
Tech slump yields economies for supply-chain and sell-chain automation.
What criteria should tech managers use to evaluate the ROI for new technology? Recent research by the Delphi Group and others indicates that reduced cycle time, or faster value-chain integration, and increased customer retention are the key metrics. Decreased cycle time provides a hard metric for assessing how technology increases an organization’s ability to deliver … Continued