Cases on Information Technology Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599046148
  • ISBN-13: 9781599046143
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 324 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Hosting a business venture entirely through information technology (IT) has increasingly been the initiative of many entrepreneurs. The existence of IT in the small-business sector promotes entrepreneurship by providing opportunities outside of any other business realm: using IT as a strategic advantage, entrepreneurs can quickly move toward achieving their business goals.

Cases on Information Technology and Entrepreneurship is a cutting-edge look into how IT can be the structural foundation of an entrepreneurship, and describes specific examples of IT as the base of a start-up company -- providing insight into the successes and failures of applying IT in innovative ways.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Cases on Information Technology Entrepreneurship Table of Contents.
1: Entrepreneurs.
2: FON: A Social Collaborative Technological Entrepreneurship.
3: Remote Internet-Based Supervision Systems, S.L..
4: BookingFax: A New Concept of Tourism Intermediation.
5: Opportunities and Challenges in the Health Care IT Sector: The ShiftMarket1 Case Study.
6: Breaking through Barriers in New Technological Initiatives: Entrepreneurs in the Context of Free Software.
7: NTC Co.: Seeking and Screening Technological Venture Opportunities in Entrepreneurial Start-Ups.
8: Waleli: Bringing Wireless Opportunities to Life.
9: Workcenter SGD: A Technology-Based Revolution in the Retail Reprography Sector.
10: Taking the Commodity Bull by the Horns.
12: Corporate Entrepreneurship (Intrapreneurship).
13: Telemedicine in Practice: Comitas Comunicaciones S. A..
14: The Business Expansion Process of Applied Research Center (ARC): Entrepreneurship, Interpreneurship, and Intrapreneurship.
15: Hatching Tech Companies for a Living: Trade Secrets We Don't Mind Telling.
16: Applying Information Technologies in Innovative Ways: A Case Study of the Pharmaceutical Distribution Sector.
About the Authors.