The Information Revolution is sweeping through our economy. No company can escape its effects. Dramatic reductions in the cost of obtaining, processing and transmitting information are changing the way we do business.
Most General Managers know that the revolution is under way, and few dispute its importance. As more and more of their time and investment capital is absorbed in information technology and its effects, executives have a growing awareness that the technology can no longer be the exclusive territory of EDP or IS departments.
As they see their rivals use information for Competitive Advantage, these executives recognize the need to become directly involved in the management of the new technology. In the face of rapid change, however, they don't know how.