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Table: ...And Where the Impact May Be Incremental


Industries where information plays a relatively small role

RETAILING

The glitzy Web sites got all the attention. But dot-com success turned more on who had the best logistics.

MANUFACTURING

Web-enabled supply chains and intranets are important, but ultimately a manufacturer lives or dies on the quality of its goods.

TRAVEL

Online travel sites are popular, but the ultimate constraint on travel is the physical capacity of the air and road systems.

POWER

Online energy exchanges get the publicity, but power generation and transmission capabilities will have the bigger economic impact.


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