Stories by Alan Hartstein

  • ON THE SHELVES: Coming to the Net

    Not since the time of ERP has it been so hard for companies to decide if a technology should be driving their business strategy or vice-versa. Sure, the Internet has changed everything, but the time when anyone could simply imitate the business model of a successful Net start-up and get a venture capitalist to throw millions at them is all but over. We now know that e-business is not simply about having a snazzy Web site and a rich financial backer. But what is it about?