Boat Building Industry Business Practice Technologies Page
Business Practice Technologies Page
- We will be listing new business technologies (office, communications, forecasting, etc.) that may have application to the boating industry on this page. We will try to group them.
- Business applications of internet technologies will be covered in our Internet Applications Folder.
- Mangement and Engineering Use of the Web -
The October 18th 1996 issue of Machine Design has a great landmark article titled, "The Web Ships Up Waves Of Change", that does a great job of illustrating some of the new uses of web technology by management and engineers.
- The Office Tools segment of our Links Section offers access to online package tracking, mapping, phone books, and other office technology tools.
- You can also use the normal net search engines (Yahoo, Lycos, etc) to search for your topic.
One forecasting technology that has been in the press recently is Genetic Algorithms. It is being studied by several universities and is actually being applied by several companies. The method is being applied when companies have models with a lot of options. It allows a computer to "breed"schedules with each one being an improvement over the last. We have a Genetic Algorithm Page that has enough information on it to get you started learning about this new business technology.