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Information, Technology, and Innovation [electronic resource] : Resources for Growth in a Connected World

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781118155783Publication details: New York : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118225981
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Information, Technology, and Innovation : Resources for Growth in a Connected WorldDDC classification:
  • 303.48 303.483
LOC classification:
  • HD30.2 .J673 2012
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Contents:
Information, Technology, and Innovation: Resources for Growth in a Connected World; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Section I : Foundations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Cognition; Innovation; The Macro Picture; Earthquakes Every Year; Themes; We've Seen This Movie Before; Notes; Chapter 2: Demographics; Is There a ""Net Generation""?; Digital Natives; Millennials at Work; Behavior and Expectations; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 3: Behavioral Economics; Challenges to Economic Man; Behavioral Economics in a Networked Age; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 4: Information Economics
1776: Division of Labor1860-1890: Railroads and the Rise of Administration; 1910: Scientific Management and the Further Division of Labor; 1930s: Alfred Sloan at General Motors; 1937-1981: Transaction Costs; 1980s: Economies of Scope and Core Competencies; 1995: Linux as ""Commons-Based Peer Production""; 2000: Offshore; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 9: Firms, Ecosystems, and Collaboratives; Emerging Nonfirm Models; Distributed Capital; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 10: Government; The Biggest Employer; Government Hiring at a Crossroads; Inevitable Downsizing
Chapter 18: Music Business Models
Government on the Technology LandscapeLooking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 11: Crowds; Crowdsourcing: Group Effort; Information Markets and Other Crowd Wisdom; Varieties of Market Experience; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 12: Mobility; Bottom Up; Search Costs; Supply Chain Efficiency; Mobile Phone Industry Impact; Risk Mitigation; Apps for Change; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 13: Work; The Big Picture: Macro Trends; Where; Outputs; Skills; Work; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 14: Productivity; Classic Productivity Definitions; Services Productivity; Services Productivity and Information Technology
Information GoodsPricing Information: Versioning and Bundling; Network Effects; Lock-in; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 5: Platforms; Strategic Levers; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 6: Power Laws and Their Implications; A Bit of History; Long-Tail Successes; Cautionary Tales; Facts of Life; Implications; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 7: Security and Risk; Landscape; Information Space Is Neither Average nor Normal; People Systematically Misestimate Risk; Doing It Right; Looking Ahead; Notes; Section II: Work and Organization; Chapter 8: A Brief History of Organizational Innovation
Information Technology and UnemploymentLooking Ahead; Notes; Section III: Business Model Disruption; Chapter 15: Business Model Overview; Definition; Changing Minds, Changing Models; Disruptive Innovation; Disruptive Innovation as Paradigm Shift; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 16: Data and Communications; Evolution of the Incumbent Business Model, 1877-1996; Business Model Disruption, 1996-2010; Implications of ""Stupid"" Networks; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 17: Software Business Models; Incumbent Model Pre-2000; Business Model Disruption after 1998; Looking Ahead; Notes
Summary: A big-picture look at how the latest trends in information management and technology are impacting business models and innovation worldwide With all of the recent emphasis on ""big data,"" analytics and visualization, and emerging technology architectures such as smartphone networks, social media, and cloud computing, the way we do business is undergoing rapid change. The right business model can create overnight sensations-think of Groupon, the iPad, or Facebook. At the same time, alternative models for organizing resources such as home schooling, Linux, or Kenya's Ushihidi tool tran
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Information, Technology, and Innovation: Resources for Growth in a Connected World; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Section I : Foundations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Cognition; Innovation; The Macro Picture; Earthquakes Every Year; Themes; We've Seen This Movie Before; Notes; Chapter 2: Demographics; Is There a ""Net Generation""?; Digital Natives; Millennials at Work; Behavior and Expectations; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 3: Behavioral Economics; Challenges to Economic Man; Behavioral Economics in a Networked Age; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 4: Information Economics

1776: Division of Labor1860-1890: Railroads and the Rise of Administration; 1910: Scientific Management and the Further Division of Labor; 1930s: Alfred Sloan at General Motors; 1937-1981: Transaction Costs; 1980s: Economies of Scope and Core Competencies; 1995: Linux as ""Commons-Based Peer Production""; 2000: Offshore; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 9: Firms, Ecosystems, and Collaboratives; Emerging Nonfirm Models; Distributed Capital; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 10: Government; The Biggest Employer; Government Hiring at a Crossroads; Inevitable Downsizing

Chapter 18: Music Business Models

Government on the Technology LandscapeLooking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 11: Crowds; Crowdsourcing: Group Effort; Information Markets and Other Crowd Wisdom; Varieties of Market Experience; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 12: Mobility; Bottom Up; Search Costs; Supply Chain Efficiency; Mobile Phone Industry Impact; Risk Mitigation; Apps for Change; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 13: Work; The Big Picture: Macro Trends; Where; Outputs; Skills; Work; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 14: Productivity; Classic Productivity Definitions; Services Productivity; Services Productivity and Information Technology

Information GoodsPricing Information: Versioning and Bundling; Network Effects; Lock-in; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 5: Platforms; Strategic Levers; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 6: Power Laws and Their Implications; A Bit of History; Long-Tail Successes; Cautionary Tales; Facts of Life; Implications; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 7: Security and Risk; Landscape; Information Space Is Neither Average nor Normal; People Systematically Misestimate Risk; Doing It Right; Looking Ahead; Notes; Section II: Work and Organization; Chapter 8: A Brief History of Organizational Innovation

Information Technology and UnemploymentLooking Ahead; Notes; Section III: Business Model Disruption; Chapter 15: Business Model Overview; Definition; Changing Minds, Changing Models; Disruptive Innovation; Disruptive Innovation as Paradigm Shift; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 16: Data and Communications; Evolution of the Incumbent Business Model, 1877-1996; Business Model Disruption, 1996-2010; Implications of ""Stupid"" Networks; Looking Ahead; Notes; Chapter 17: Software Business Models; Incumbent Model Pre-2000; Business Model Disruption after 1998; Looking Ahead; Notes

A big-picture look at how the latest trends in information management and technology are impacting business models and innovation worldwide With all of the recent emphasis on ""big data,"" analytics and visualization, and emerging technology architectures such as smartphone networks, social media, and cloud computing, the way we do business is undergoing rapid change. The right business model can create overnight sensations-think of Groupon, the iPad, or Facebook. At the same time, alternative models for organizing resources such as home schooling, Linux, or Kenya's Ushihidi tool tran