A road map for building technology into your organization's core structure Corporations everywhere are struggling to bridge the often widening gap between the promise of technology and the actual payoffs within their organizations. The Digital Organization offers a straightforward seven-step program that shows non-technical business professionals how to effectively integrate IT into the organization so that it becomes a vital part of the company infrastructure. * Offers clear explanations of technical trends and their applicability to specific business scenarios * A seven-step program lays out the plan for building, funding, and executing an IT effort in companies of all sizes * Based on Best's real-world experiences at AlliedSignal as well as with IBM, Vista Software and other corporations JAMES BEST (Tempe, Arizona) is the leader of the enormously successful AlliedSignal Computing and Network Operations. His articles have appeared in Information Week, Journal of IS Management, CIM Review, and Computers in Manufacturing.
Table of Contents
A Strategem for Turmoil. Take the Initiative. Noblesse Oblige. Highways and Byways. Tour de Force. Changing Room. Fashion Statement. Working Class. Dinosaurs and Whippersnappers. Furnishing Your Digital Abode. Jungle Warfare. Epilogue. Appendix. Index.
JAMES D. BEST is a former Vice President of AlliedSignal's Computing and Network Operations. He is currently President of the Scottsdale Center for Business Technology, an executive education and consulting firm for enterprise technology initiatives. His articles have appeared in InformationWeek, Journal of IT Management, CIM Review, and Computers in Manufacturing.