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Title Business innovation and disruptive technology : harnessing the power of breakthrough technology ... for competitive advantage / Nicholas D. Evans.
Imprint Upper Saddle River, NJ : Financial Times Prentice Hall, ©2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 214 pages) : illustrations.
Series Financial Times Prentice Hall books
Financial Times Prentice Hall books.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-206) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
©2003 Pearson Education, Inc. 2003
Print version record.
Subject Technological innovations -- Management.
Business enterprises -- Technological innovations.
Business planning.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents The Need for Enterprise Innovation -- Business and IT Trends -- Increased Uncertainty -- Productivity -- Security -- Business Management of IT -- IT Priorities -- Emerging Technology as the Next Competitive Advantage -- The New Technology Adoption Lifecycle -- Enterprise Software Trends -- Return of the Major Players -- Wireless Middleware Market -- Convergence of Software Categories -- Software as a Service (SaaS) -- SaaS Value Chain -- Key Emerging Technology Vendors -- Key Applications -- Refocus on Infrastructure -- Into the Internet II Era -- Web Services -- Peer Services -- Real-Time Computing -- Business Process Management -- Mobile Business -- Enterprise Security -- Extending the Radar Lessons -- Web Services -- Market -- Web Services Evolution -- Drivers for Adoption -- Recent History -- Web Services Value Chain -- Looking Forward -- Vendor Profiles -- Technology -- Business Strategy -- Industry Scenarios for Web Services -- Sales tax calculation -- Travel services customization -- Automotive aftermarket portal -- Fitness Portal -- Government Integration -- Benefits of Web Services -- New sources of revenue -- Competitive advantage -- Business agility -- Virtual enterprise -- Increased customer satisfaction -- Increased productivity and reduced costs -- Challenges for Web Services -- Strategy -- Trust -- Security -- Critical Mass -- Strategy Considerations -- Estimating Results -- Extending the Radar Lessons -- Extending the Radar Considerations -- Peer Services -- Market -- Evolution.
Summary "In Business Innovation and Disruptive Technology, Nicholas D. Evans presents a systematic framework for choosing emerging technologies, making investments, limiting risk, measuring ROI, and delivering results. Evans reviews the key drivers of the next wave of business and technical innovation, and reviews key technologies now poised for mass-market adoption. He then assesses long-term technology trends - from "software as a service" to next-generation human-computer interfaces - helping you understand and account for their likely implications."--Jacket.
Other Title Print version: Evans, Nicholas D. Business innovation and disruptive technology. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Financial Times Prentice Hall, ©2003 0130473979