THE SPEED OF
USING A DIGITAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Hardback book with Dust Jacket by Bill Gates with Collins Hemingway
Copyright © 1999 by William H. Gates, III
First Printing: March 1999
" As the cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Microsoft, the world's leading provider BUSINESS
of software for personal computers, Bill Gate played a prominent role in launching the Information Age.
Now this modern visionary reveals how expanding technology is propelling the business world into an
exciting new economic era ... how every manager can - and must - stay ahead of the curve ...
and how integreated information systems can help every organization achieve ...
THE SPEED OF
I INFORMATION FLOW IS YOUR LIFEBLOOD
1 Manage with the Force of Facts
2 Can Your Digital Nervous System Do This ?
3 Creat a Paperless Office
II COMMERCE: THE INTERNET CHANGES EVERYTHING
4 Ride the Inflection Rocket
5 The Middleman Must Add Value
6 Touch Your Customers
7 Adopt the Web Lifestyle
8 Change the Boundaries of Business
9 Get to Market First
III MANAGE KNOWLEDGE TO IMPROVE STRATEGIC THOUGHT
10 Bad News Must Travel Fast
11 Convert Bad News to Good
12 Know Your Numbers
13 Shift People into Thinking Work
14 Raise Your Corporate IQ
15 Big Wins Require Big Risks
IV BRING INSIGHT TO BUSINESS OPERATIONS
16 Develop Processes that Empower People
17 Information Technology Enables Reengineering
18 Treat IT as a Strategic Resource
V SPECIAL ENTERPRISES
19 No Health Care System is an Island
20 Take Government to the People
21 When Reflex is a Matter of Life and Death
22 Create Connected Learning Communities
VI EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
23 Prepare for the Digital Future
APPENDIX: BUILD DIGITAL PROCESSES ON STANDARDS
This book is in very good condition with minor wear to the cover.
No torn or ripped pages.
There is a price tag removal mark on the first blank page.