- Hardcover: 264 pages
- Publisher: CyberTech Publishing (March 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1591408016
- ISBN-13: 978-1591408017
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.7 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,312,259 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Steve Andriole is the Thomas G. Labrecque professor of business at Villanova University. He is formerly the Chief Technology Officer of CIGNA Corporation and Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. He began his career at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where his Cybernetics Technology Office funded early work in multimedia, artificial intelligence and simulation. He founded International Information Systems, Inc. (now TechVestCo, Inc.), and cofounded The Technology Innovation Enterprise.
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And those errors left me wondering if there were other context errors in the non-IT portions of the text that I missed simply because I'm heavily weighted towards the IT side of business.
The editing mistakes not-withstanding, I do recommend this book. It's chock-full of simple advice that I wish my company would take. Things like "If you support Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and other large database platforms, you're insane ..."