Technology Trendlines: Technology Success Stories from Today's Visionaries / Edition 1

Technology Trendlines: Technology Success Stories from Today's Visionaries / Edition 1

by Jessica Keyes, Keyes
     
 

The best way to get information from the front lines of technology is to listen to the people who are creating the news. In Technology Trendlines, Jessica Keyes has done just that. This acclaimed author and information technology specialist has enlisted the top minds at companies such as Hewlett-Packard, 3COM, Sprint, QVC, and Digital, to give you the inside

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The best way to get information from the front lines of technology is to listen to the people who are creating the news. In Technology Trendlines, Jessica Keyes has done just that. This acclaimed author and information technology specialist has enlisted the top minds at companies such as Hewlett-Packard, 3COM, Sprint, QVC, and Digital, to give you the inside track on existing and emerging technologies and show you how they can be strategically applied. Using her signature case-study approach, Keyes delivers inside industry tips, strategies, and information on the Internet, World Wide Web, telecommunications, networking, and virtual reality technologies. She also identifies what drives macrotrends, such as intelligent agents, smart development, and the Information Superhighway; and microtrends like multimedia services, information networks, and "teleworking." From beginning to end, Technology Trendlines gives you the critical edge for understanding the realities, potential, and advantages of over 20 of today’s most complex technologies, including:

  • How video conferencing is ushering in a new era of virtual business
  • The bottom-line benefits of EDI, and how to increase velocity while simultaneously decreasing cost
  • Ways of assessing various ISDN and dial-up connectivity applications, plus strategies for remote office internetworking
  • What PCMCIA can do for your desktop, and how to achieve true mobility
  • How broadband, multimedia networks are facilitating data access in the public and private arena

For users, business managers, IS managers, and visionaries alike, Technology Trendlines covers the general frameworks, as well as the specific details of the technologies that are changing the way we work and live. Discover what’s happening now, what’s coming next, and the strategic steps you need to take to stay on top—and get ahead in the future.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471286929
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/1995
Series:
Industrial Engineering Series
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Technology and Change (J. Keyes).

The Productivity Paradox Births a New Form of (Re)Engineering (J. Keyes).

The New Face of Data (J. Celko).

Do-It-Yourself Software (J. Schurmann).

The Information Network: Broadband and Multimedia Services (R. Faletti & M. Frame).

People Get Ready: The Coming Transformation of Information Management (D. Way).

The Wired World (A. Forbes & F. Seelig).

Teleworking (D. Helfrich).

Remore Office Internetworking: Assessing the Costs (D. Potter).

Enterprise Multimedia Systems—A Case Study (S. Dustdar).

The Three-Tier Client/Server Architecture (C. Lozinski).

The Virtual Classroom (K. Gerlach).

The Rise of Natural Intelligence (I. Sobkowski).

Index.

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