- Enterprise software prices will soon be on the rise, but there are innovative alternatives for savvy CIOs.
- Internet retailers are finally learning why books and luggage make money online — while shoes and toys don’t.
- Jay Forrester’s computer models show the nonlinear roots of calamity and reveal the leverage that can help us avoid it.August 26, 2005 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- Agent-based simulations are allowing companies to build silicon versions of themselves, piece by piece and person by person.March 1, 2005 by Mark Buchanan
- Digital terrestrial television uses analog technology to deliver digital programming — and may soon affect everything from home entertainment to mobile communications.March 1, 2005 by Luigi Pugliese
- By leveraging the customer data it already possesses, a company can improve customer profitability and uncover new opportunities.
- And what other e-tailers might learn from make-to-order pioneers.
- The customer may always be right, according to the old adage. But here is a not-so-old adage that is just as true: The customer may not always be profitable. That's why more companies are starting to take a harder look to determine which customers are worth serving and which should take their business elsewhere. The notion of eliminating customers may seem counterintuitive but in many industries analyzing customer behavior, and responding with strategies to make them as profitable as possible, is essential to long term success.December 4, 2002
- Improving organization and communication will help chief executives and chief technologists form a more perfect — and profitable — union.
- Providers of click-and-drag curricula and virtual classrooms have stumbled, but the e-learning sector is poised for a comeback.
- When music labels offer online subscription services, they risk cannibalizing current CD sales. To expand the entire music market, the labels should adopt the movie industry's "windowing" approach and create distinct value propositions for retail and digital channels.
- Cisco. Sony. Palm. Contract manufacturers gave OEMs more supply chain headaches than solutions. What went wrong. What needs to be done.
- E-tail intermediaries may do what Kozmo and Webvan could not.
- July 1, 2001 by Arthur M. Schneiderman
- July 1, 2001 by Ray Lane
- E-Government can be as simple as renewing driver's licenses online, as complex as supporting the growth of high-tech industries. Around the globe, e-Government is changing how public agencies serve citizens.April 16, 2001 by Van Wallach
- Once considered the domain of tacticians, operations now resides at the forefront of business strategy. Consider the saga of Web-based delivery services.January 1, 2001 by Tim Laseter
- Is Urbanfetch's demise a harbinger of doom for other Web-based delivery services? Maybe not, depending on their willingness to change and investors' willingness to wait.
- Investors have risked billions on Webvan, Urbanfetch, and other same-day transporters. The economics, though, show they won't deliver for long.July 1, 2000 by Tim Laseter
- Knowledge remains the strongest force for business-building — if you're willing to link it to the bottom line and borrow inspiration from everywhere.
- The inefficient, tradition-bound, $4 billion trade-book industry is using the Internet to unlock an additional $2 billion-plus.
- The dean of Berkeley's School of Information Management and Systems foresees a world in which everything is negotiable.January 1, 2000 by Michael Schrage
- Communications are suffering from an overemphasis on graphics and multimedia that are turning boardrooms into video-game parlors. Learn the art of storytelling to get your agenda across.April 1, 1999 by Janis Forman
- The way to create a world-class brand is to give customers what they need, when they need it, and never let them out of your sight.January 1, 1998 by Glenn Rifkin
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