Business The Speed Of Thought

Author: Bill Gates
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780446912808
Size: 16.54 MB
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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.

E Learning Strategies For Delivering Knowledge In The Digital Age

Author: Marc Rosenberg
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071378093
Size: 18.18 MB
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Internet and intranet technologies offer tremendous opportunities to bring learning into the mainstream of business. E-Learning outlines how to develop an organization-wide learning strategy based on cutting-edge technologies and explains the dramatic strategic, organizational, and technology issues involved. Written for professionals responsible for leading the revolution in workplace learning, E-Learning takes a broad, strategic perspective on corporate learning. This wake-up call for executives everywhere discusses: • Requirements for building a viable e-learning strategy • How online learning will change the nature of training organizations • Knowledge management and other new forms of e-learning Marc J. Rosenberg, Ph.D. (Hillsborough, NJ) is an independent consultant specializing in knowledge management, e-learning strategy and the reinvention of training. Prior to this, he was a senior direction and kowledge management field leader for consulting firm DiamondCluster International.

No Fear

Author: Pekka Viljakainen
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
ISBN: 9789814346887
Size: 12.56 MB
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Old-school, industrial-style leaders are in big trouble. Having just experienced the first small wave of globalisation, the mobile revolution and the consumer-driven economy, the next economic cycle (2011-2016) will be one where these key trends will be at the forefront of most businesses. Moreover, as digital technology develops further, the pace of change will accelerate. Managers and executives need to meet these challenges and their consequences head-on – and without fear.

Digital Convergence Libraries Of The Future

Author: Rae Earnshaw
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781846289033
Size: 13.61 MB
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The convergence of IT, telecommunications, and media is changing the way information is collected, stored and accessed. This revolution is having effects on the development and organisation of information and artefact repositories such as libraries and museums. This book presents key aspects in the rapidly moving field of digital convergence in the areas of technology and information sciences. Its chapters are written by international experts who are leaders in their fields.

Designing For The Digital Age

Author: Kim Goodwin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118079881
Size: 11.32 MB
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Whether you’re designing consumer electronics, medical devices, enterprise Web apps, or new ways to check out at the supermarket, today’s digitally-enabled products and services provide both great opportunities to deliver compelling user experiences and great risks of driving your customers crazy with complicated, confusing technology. Designing successful products and services in the digital age requires a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in interaction design, visual design, industrial design, and other disciplines. It also takes the ability to come up with the big ideas that make a desirable product or service, as well as the skill and perseverance to execute on the thousand small ideas that get your design into the hands of users. It requires expertise in project management, user research, and consensus-building. This comprehensive, full-color volume addresses all of these and more with detailed how-to information, real-life examples, and exercises. Topics include assembling a design team, planning and conducting user research, analyzing your data and turning it into personas, using scenarios to drive requirements definition and design, collaborating in design meetings, evaluating and iterating your design, and documenting finished design in a way that works for engineers and stakeholders alike.

Knowledge Management For Libraries

Author: Valerie Forrestal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442253049
Size: 10.24 MB
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Libraries are creating dynamic knowledge bases to capture both tacit and explicit knowledge and subject expertise for use within and beyond their organizations. Knowledge Management for Libraries guides the reader through the process of planning, developing, and launching their own library knowledge base.

Swimming With Digital Sharks

Author: Brian F. Pasch
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781483590950
Size: 13.67 MB
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DIGITAL SHARKS ARE EATING UP YOUR BOTTOM LINE! Knowledge is POWER! And this light-on-tech, HEAVY-on-action resource is designed to give managers the knowledge they need to defend against painful bites from the Digital Sharks looking to prey on your ad budgets. Use Swimming with Digital Sharks to get connected and engaged with online marketing trends. You now have all of the benchmarks and tools so you can compare monthly performance among vendors. No more guesswork from placing trust in the myriad of reports landing in your management team’s inbox every day. You’ll finally have the digital marketing knowledge you and your team need to swim in the shark tank without the need of a cage! • Organize your sales and marketing data to simplify the inspection and management of your marketing partners. • Learn new Key Performance Metrics (KPIs) that will allow you to know which online marketing investments are helping you to sell more cars! • Identify the 20-30% of your website traffic that is not engaged with your inventory, inflating traffic metrics, and wasting your valuable marketing dollars. • Visualize your Digital Showroom and understand what makes prospective customers engage – or not – with your real-life team. • Optimize your sales process to engage and convert more sales opportunities into customers. • Review the latest technologies and strategies to increase customer retention and improve the lifetime value of each consumer in your DMS. • Ask better, stronger questions in vendor sales presentations, negotiations, and account review conversations. • Supercharge your Fixed Operations marketing strategy to compete with independent service facilities. • Learn the marketing tricks and techniques of the most digitally progressive car dealers that you can start executing today. This book will become the blueprint for you and your dealership’s managers to lead your teams in this digital age.