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IT Manager's Handbook: The Business Edition by Brian D. Jaffe, Bill Holtsnider

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Chapter Ten The New Technologies of Connectedness

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main….

—JOHN DONNE

Chapter Table of Contents

  • 1. Get Connected 310
  • 2. The Web 314
  • 3. Intranets 317
  • 4. Stay Focused 319
  • 5. What Should You Do about All This? 323

The workplace, and the entire world, for that matter, is more tightly integrated than it ever has been. You and your employees can be connected 24/7 to your customers, to your fellow employees, to your former colleagues, to long-forgotten friends and relatives, and to your offices across the globe. You can be connected to almost everybody almost all of the time.

That is both good news and bad news. We’ll examine both sides of the issues ...

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