Business Perspectives

Quarterly magazine provides new and analysis of global, national and regional economies. It also covers topics of interest to business, education and government communities.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, Spring

Digital Opportunity in the New Millennium: Making the Internet Work for All Americans
Information technology is transforming the economy. Yet, as busy as the information superhighway is, not everyone has merged onto the Internet. The current Administration has worked toward adopting policies that facilitate the Internet and electronic...
E-Commerce Is a Powerful Economic Engine for 21st Century
Almost every era is marked by revolution. Undoubtedly, the 21st century will be known for its information revolution and accompanying electronic economy. But, how sound is this new economy? With current research, more questions are raised than answered....
How Electronic Commerce Has Led to the Return of Personalized Marketing
The new business paradigm of electronic commerce, spawned just a few years ago, is evolving quicker than any previous business shift in history. Its fundamentally new ways of doing business in both the so-called "business-to-consumer" and "business-to-business"...
New Rules Electronic Economy
Online commerce is changing the mechanics of the entire economy. Businesses are having to change their own mechanics just to keep up. Steve James of Andersen Consulting offers advice to companies on how to adapt to: The financial services marketplace...
Preventing CYBERTIRRORISM
With most of our professional and private lives dependent upon the computer, it is frightening to think that our computers may be open to attack. Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN) takes this potential threat seriously and has introduced new legislation...
The FedEx Emerging Technology Complex
Introduction Recognition of trends in emerging technology, together with an appreciation of the potential of the Memphis economy and workforce, led to the concept of the FedEx Emerging Technology Complex. Visits to Silicon Valley helped obtain,...