Exploiting The Promise Of Computers

As the Industrial Era gives way to the Information Age, computers are changing the way we work and produce. Nowhere is technology's transformative power greater than among America's small businesses. Computing power that once cost hundreds of thousands of dollars can now be bought for a few thousand by small and midsize businesses. Electronic messages, databases, networks, and other information technologies are eliminating the economy-of-scale advantages enjoyed by Big Business for much of the post-World War II era. Savvy entrepreneurs are using high-tech equipment to reach new customers and exploit market niches.

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