The AEC Technology Survival Guide : Managing Today's Information Practice
Kristine K. FallonISBN: 0471168076; 9780471168072;
Using information technology to sharpen your firm's competitive edge Design firms that achieve a competitive advantage through information technology are those whose leaders take direct control of the application of IT to business goals. In this book, design technology consultant Kristine Fallon tackles the IT management problem head-on, with techniques, tools, options, and decision-making structures that help you become the master of your firm's technological destiny. Addressing AEC firms ofall sizes and specializations, The AEC Technology Survival Guide forges a link between information technology and the two most compelling management concepts of our day —reengineering and total quality management. Numerous case studies demonstrate the measurable benefits of a well-planned technology strategy and illustrate the possibilities and pitfalls that accompany real-world implementations. A discussion of specific classes of technology products and how they fit into...