Physicians are embracing Web-based software solutions that are bringing healthcare services into the home.
Companies big and small are embracing the model to gain leverage over suppliers of all kinds of services, goods and materials.
The ability to monitor consumer tastes gives retailers access to a trove of information that may help them plan product lines and inventory.
For American bicycle makers, the move to carbon fiber materials was a case of re-inventing the frame —not the wheel.
Information technology is, of course, an integral part of running a business. Too often, however, it’s not an integral part of a company’s strategic goals.
As business struggle for profits in a uneven economy, many are turning to outside consultants to stay alive and boost their bottom lines.
While derivatives themselves carry risks and financial scandals have tarnished their image, many companies still use futures contracts, swaps, collars, and other hedging instruments to minimize volatility in their cost of doing business.
Companies that allow or encourage their employees to work from home, rather than come to the office, are more interested in maintaining a happy workforce than achieving any direct cost savings.