The eConsultant: Guiding Clients to Net Success

The eConsultant: Guiding Clients to Net Success

by Rick Freedman
     
 

The eConsultant—written by bestselling author of the foundation text in IT consulting, The IT Consultant—is a hands-on guide for enhancing your consulting skills and helping your clients create successful strategies for the Network Economy. Freedman works with consulting companies and clients around the world, helping them prepare their businesses to win

Overview

The eConsultant—written by bestselling author of the foundation text in IT consulting, The IT Consultant—is a hands-on guide for enhancing your consulting skills and helping your clients create successful strategies for the Network Economy. Freedman works with consulting companies and clients around the world, helping them prepare their businesses to win on the Web, and The eConsultant brings you the best of this extensive real-world experience. You'll learn lessons from the champions on the Internet, and discover how to help clients avoid the errors of the Internet "gold-rush." You'll read in-depth interviews with thought leaders of the Network Economy, including leading venture capitalists, eConsultants, and IT analysts. The eConsultant provides a complete course in the theory and practice of guiding clients to success in the next phase of the Internet revolution.

"Internet consulting is a broad and complex topic, and Freedman has done a great job of covering the range of strategic issues consultants must deal with. Rick has written another valuable book that belongs on every IT consultant's bookshelf."
—Larry Tanning, president, and CEO, Tanning Technology Corporation

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...I found this book to be exceptionally good in almost every aspect...the style is intelligent and unpretentious..." (Supply Management, 1 November, 2001)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787956295
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/23/2001
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.75(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Internet consulting is a broad and complex topic, and Freedman has done a great job of covering the range of strategic issues consultants must deal with. Rick has written another valuable book that belongs on every IT consultant's bookshelf." —Larry Tanning, president, and CEO, Tanning Technology Corporation

"I love this book! Working at Cisco has given me an opportunity to work with many start-ups and companies that are trying to re-engineer themselves. There are very few qualified eConsultants that can guide these companies into the Network Economy. We at Cisco are counting on the readers of Rick's book to show the way." —Mark Beausir, senior sales engineer, Cisco Systems

"By bridging the gap between technology and strategic consulting, Freedman's The eConsultant helps IT advisors advance to the next level." —Jonathan Heng, practice principal - eBMS Compaq Global Services

"Freedman's book is a comprehensive guide to the new economy, and a must-read for any technology consultant who wants to transition to being a strategist and an eConsultant." —Gayle Jones, program director, IT Center for Business and Technology, Johnson County Community College

"IT consulting has changed radically over the past five years, thanks to the Internet. No one knows IT consulting better than Rick Freedman, and no one is better equipped to help consultants navigate the new terrain. For experienced and novice consultants, for corporate employees who do in-house consulting, Rick's new book is an invaluable guide and resource." —Hillary Rettig, former senior technology editor, VARBusiness magazine and president, Technocopia, Inc.

"This book should be required reading for any consultant or IT professional who intends to help companies forward their e-business initiatives. Freedman lays out the steps that will separate the successful firms from the wannabes. His style is straightforward and on the money." —Chuck Krutsinger, COO, Interlink Group

Meet the Author

Rick Freedman is the founder of Consulting Strategies, Inc., an information technology (IT) training and consulting firm. He has eighteen years experience as an IT consultant, both as an employee of Fortune 500 firms including Citicorp and Dun & Bradstreet, and as a principal consultant for Cap Gemini America and ENTEX Information Services. Rick presents seminars on IT and consulting skills to organizations world wide. He lives in Lenexa, Kansas with his wife Terri and their two golden retrievers.

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