| ||VMware, Inc. (B)>|
|Yoffie, David B.;Slind, Michael|
An abstract is not available for this product. Must be used with: (9-707-013) VMware, Inc. (A).
| ||Ricardo Software, Video (DVD)>|
|Case Video, DVD||9-607-710|
An abstract is not available for this product. Must be used with: (9-607-019) Ricardo Software.
|Eisenmann, Thomas R.|
Presents eBay's rationale for its $2.6 billion acquisition in late 2005 of Skype, a fast growing voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) provider. Describes Skype's history, technology, business model, and competition, as well as government regulation of VoIP services.
| ||Grupo Martica>|
|McAfee, Andrew P.|
Grupo Martica commissions a computer security expert to conduct an audit of its systems, network, and processes. This audit reveals that Martica is quite vulnerable, and the company's de facto CIO must decide what steps to take to improve security. He wonders how complex, tightly coupled systems like computers can ever be made secure and robust.
| ||CareGroup, Video (DVD)>|
|McFarlan, F. Warren|
|Case Video, DVD||9-304-817|
Features case protagonist, CareGroup CIO John Halamka. Presents the most substantive content from his Harvard Business School presentation and helps to convey the drama of the challenging, but ultimately successful, recovery effort. Must be used with: (9-303-097) CareGroup.
| ||Information Technology Management from 1960-2000>|
|Nolan, Richard L.|
Covers the history of IT management from 1960 to the present. Applies the Stages Theory as a basis to trace the evolution of the three dominant IT designs (mainframes, microcomputers, networks) and how companies used and managed IT in each era.
| ||Buckman Laboratories, Video (DVD)>|
|Fulmer, William E.|
|Case Video, DVD||9-800-501|
Robert Buckman visits with an executive education class at Harvard Business School. He explains the strategies of the Buckman Laboratories and how they came to be. Must be used with: (9-800-160) Buckman Laboratories (A).
| ||Connectivity and Control in the Year 2000 and Beyond>|
|Nolan, Richard L.|
|Harvard Business Review Article||98411|
Fourteen commentators offer their ideas on how senior managers should think about connectivity and control in the year 2000 and beyond. By now, most executives are familiar with the famous Year 2000 problem--and many believe that their companies have the situation well in hand. After all, it seems to be such a trivial problem--computer software that interprets "00" to be the year 1900 instead of the year 2000. And yet armies of computer .....more
| ||The Real Problem with Computers>|
|Harvard Business Review Article||97508|
For decades, companies have been devoting more than half of their capital budgets to information technology, but what do they have to show for it? According to two recent books, not nearly as much as they expected. Paul A. Strassmann's "Squandered Computer" and Thomas H. Davenport's "Information Ecology" both argue that managers have acted under the simplistic assumption that "improved information" results in .....more
| ||Doing Business on the Internet: An Interview with Shikhar Ghosh, CEO of Open Market, Video (DVD)>|
|Applegate, Lynda M.;Gogan, Janis L.|
|Case Video, DVD||9-196-502|
Shikhar Ghosh, CEO of Open Market, Inc. discusses the challenges of electronic commerce on the Internet in February 1995. Must be used with: (9-196-097) Open Market, Inc.: Managing in a Turbulent Environment.