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Power of Now How Winning Companies Sense and Respond to Change Using Real-Time Technology

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ISBN-10: 0071356843

ISBN-13: 9780071356848

Edition: 1999

Authors: Vivek Ranadive

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This work explains how your business can compete at lightning speeds using applications which automate tasks and the decision making process. Exploring ERP and knowledge management, it reveals how to keep an eye on the operations of a business.
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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 214
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Select Endorsementsp. xv
The Event-Driven Companyp. 1
The Event-Driven Revolutionp. 5
The Global Networked Societyp. 10
What I Believep. 13
Event-Driven: The Metamanagement Theoryp. 16
How Bechtel Corporation Is Event-Drivenp. 17
The Age of Punctuated Equilibriump. 19
It All Starts with the Customerp. 22
Let's Get Busyp. 24
There Are No Silver Bulletsp. 26
Becoming Event-Drivenp. 27
Is Yours an Event-Driven Company?p. 28
Your Company Needs to Change, but How?p. 30
Becoming Event-Driven: The Ultimate IT Upgradep. 34
Your Dreams for Your Businessp. 35
Some Advice about Becoming Event-Drivenp. 39
From the Trading Floor to the Event-Driven Enterprisep. 43
The Event-Driven Warriorp. 44
Trading: The Oldest Human Professionp. 46
85 Broad Streetp. 49
The Way It Wasp. 52
How the Trading Floor Eventually Became Event-Drivenp. 55
The Event-Driven IT Architecturep. 61
From the Trading Floor to the Enterprise to the Internetp. 62
Information Is Knowledge Is Powerp. 65
The Publish/Subscribe Paradigmp. 67
The Information Busp. 72
Middleware and Infrastructure Softwarep. 78
Reliable Multicast/PGMp. 81
How NASDAQ Is Using Multicastingp. 83
Event-Driven Technology Infrastructurep. 84
Management by Exceptionp. 98
event-driven.comp. 105
Make the Internet Work for Youp. 106
Extend Your Business with a Portalp. 108
How Sticky Is Your Portal?p. 111
Creating an E-Communityp. 113
The EIP--Your Showroom for the Twenty-First Centuryp. 115
The Event-Driven Philosophyp. 121
"Contemporary" to "Cellular"p. 122
"Industry" to "Ecosystem"p. 125
Knowledge Management in the Event-Driven Companyp. 127
All from Column A, All from Column B, All from Column Cp. 130
Embedding Your Core Competenciesp. 132
Leadership and Organizationp. 135
The Star Systemp. 136
Compensation, Partnership, and Ownershipp. 140
The Mission Statement: Guiding Starp. 146
Tips on How to Lead by Followingp. 149
The Ecosystem: Competitors, Customers, and Partnersp. 151
Competitors: A Fine Distractionp. 152
Customers and the Many Markets Inside Each Onep. 157
Partners and Allies: Learning from Hollywoodp. 162
Leading the Change to the Event-Driven Companyp. 165
Beating the Oddsp. 166
Leadership: Beyond Charismap. 169
Missionariesp. 171
Overcoming Barriers to Changep. 172
Conclusionp. 177
The Age of the Knowledge Workerp. 178
How Becoming Event-Driven Can Spur Your Company's Productivityp. 183
The New Meaning of Life/Workspacep. 184
The Event-Driven Futurep. 185
Glossaryp. 187
Referencesp. 201
Indexp. 207
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