Learning to Succeed in Business, with Information Technology

Industrial Management & Data Systems

ISSN: 0263-5577

Article publication date: 1 August 2000




Lane, T., Snow, D. and Labrow, P. (2000), "Learning to Succeed in Business, with Information Technology", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 100 No. 6, pp. 287-287. https://doi.org/10.1108/imds.2000.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Any organisation which relies on computer technology should buy this book, read it and act on its recommendations – they will make a real difference to your business. (Colin Steed, editor, IT Training magazine)

Businesses are always seeking a competitive edge. Today, more than ever, when the Internet is rewriting the rules of business, this is vital.

Yet, for decades, many businesses have overlooked the one area which can deliver real and sustained business advantage. (Many businesses claim to do it, but few deliver: those which do deliver drive themselves ahead of their competition and stay there.)

It is not a new tool, it is not a process and it is not a management fad. It is the simple truth, based on a recognised fact. FACT: organisations today need IT to survive, compete, grow and win. TRUTH: computers do not deliver benefits – people do.

An organisation wishing to get the most from IT needs to get the most from its people. Investing in the IT skills of the workforce provides the most sustainable way in which to create real competitive advantage.

This book will show you the issues, the opportunities and the solutions – how your organisation can learn to use IT to succeed.

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