Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy

Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy

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by Bill Gates
     
 

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In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many other successful…  See more details below

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In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many other successful companies. Companion Web site.

Editorial Reviews

USA Today
This book lays out a road map for managers trying to build their own businesses into an era where information flows as fast as light through a fiberoptic cable.
BusinessWeek
For CEOs and other executives, it is a clear, richly detailed guide to the fast-emerging E-business Age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446912808
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
09/26/2009
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
647,131
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

BILL GATES is the chairman and chief executive officer at Microsoft Corporation. His vision and commitment regarding personal computing have been central to the success of Microsoft and in the advancement of software technology. He lives with his wife, Melinda, and daughter, Jennifer, in the Seattle area.

COLLINS HEMINGWAY is director of executive communications at Microsoft Corporation. He had been involved with Microsoft's systems products since 1987 and from 1994 to 1996 was director of international and partner marketing for the Personal and Business Systems Division.

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