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hit the nail on the head with his pithy, yet detailed look at what works and what
doesn't in e-commerce. This book is current and talks about real solutions to
real problems not academic approaches to hypothetical scenarios."
Goldstein, President & CEO, Bluelight.com
provides the strategic insight required to establish e-business leadership in
this fast-paced Internet Age."
-- Mark Hogan, president, e-GM, group vice
president, General Motors, Corp.
Levy has clearly addressed all the major competencies required and how they relate
to each other. I would recommend this book to executives and e-commerce professionals
alike who want to get an edge in the Internet Age."
-- Jack Serfass, Co-Chairman,
"Of the thousands
of entrepreneurs who contact us each month looking for venture capital financing,
most would greatly improve their chances if they would study and apply the principles
in this important book."
-- By Bob Cross, President, Venture Capital Online
"I have the opportunity to talk with thousands
of people every year about their struggle to integrate the Internet into their
business. e-volve-or-die.com addresses the wide gap between the hype surrounding
business use of the Internet and the practical reality of successful implementation.
I recommend using e-volve-or-die.com as your guide to crossing the gap."
Mark Resch, President & CEO, CommerceNet
the new economy, business survival is not an orderly affair. New partners, models,
and expectations are constant and chaotic. Like human evolution, the unpredictable
dynamics of this digital business life are shaped as much by strategy and planning
as they are by chance and coincidence. To survive, executives need an anthropological
guide. E-Volve-or-Die.com offers the real world foundations, holistic insights
and stories to share around the Internet campfire. Some truly revolutionary ideas
may take years or decades to win general acceptance. Thanks to Mitchell Levy,
E-Volution will not be one of those.
-- Anita Ward, Partner, Zefer
"As the wind of the New Economy blows around the
world, there is opportunity and there is peril. Those brick-and-mortar and dot-com
companies that are adept at taking immediate advantage of emerging markets, new
technologies and shifting consumer preferences will triumph as market leaders.
Others will quickly find themselves entrenched in second- or third-place. In E-volve-Or-Die.com,
Mitchell Levy proffers his own insights, and those of eminent industry veterans,
to teach companies how to avoid being a precarious runner-up in the race to the
top in the New Economy."
-- Dr. Pehong Chen, President, CEO and Chairman
of the Board, BroadVision
a comprehensive and fact filled discussion of eCommerce and what, YOU, the businessperson
must do to prosper in this new Internet economy. Mr. Levy tackles the "hard stuff"
- "Is your business model obsolete?" "Where are my new partners coming from?"
"What tactics must I employ to meet the challenges of new competition?" It's all
here in E-Volve-or-Die.com. Author Mitchell Levy has "been there" in business,
academia and in assembling Internet and technology industry experts across the
world. Read this book and you'll understand the values that your business can
unlock in the new E-Conomy."
-- Ken Campbell, CEO, Centegy
business is aware of the growing power of the Internet. Yet translating a successful
offline business to the Net can be a difficult transition for even the most seasoned
executive. Mr. Levy offers an essential road map for addressing the make-or-break
issues in taking an existing company online."
--Christopher Logan, CEO
"A must read for
any business leader operating in today's digital age. Mitchell Levy's book is
a lighthouse for anyone navigating the stormy seas of the Internet economy."
-- Heidi Messer, President, Linkshare
you want to learn how to figure out what type of change is in store for your company,
you must read this book.
-- Peter Sisson, former Founder and CEO
of WineShopper.com; currently Vice-Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, wine.com
"Fortunately for all of us, there are visionaries
like Mitchell Levy who can gather, digest, and relay the principles, opportunities,
and strategies most critical to e-volving with the Internet. E-Volve-or-Die.com
is a must-read for anyone compelled to succeed in the e-conomy. It is the first
book I've found that so closely aligns itself with my own convictions about content,
customers, and change in e-business as we'll come to know it."
Naumann, President and CEO, Calico Commerce, Inc
personally believe that Mitchell's book is an essential primer for the Internet
-- Alfred Chuang, Founder, President, and Chief Operations Officer,
BEA Systems, Inc.
"No one is more connected
with e-commerce management than Mitchell Levy. In E-Volve-or-Die.com, Mitchell
takes us on an exploratory journey through the key issues in this area. On each
page, he shares the practical experience of someone who has tried something new.
Get behind the scenes to see the thought process, not just the end results. There
is no better, more independent source of ideas to help you as you build your e-volved
and e-volving strategy than E-volve-or-Die.com."
-- By Michael Silton,
CEO, Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
you will enjoy and appreciate this collection of first-hand insights from so many
leaders in the evolution revolution. Whether you are a CEO leading the old economy
charge or a lieutenant helping to transform a New E-Conomy venture, you will find
timeless truths about the (r)evolutionary challenges in developing new business
models, the leadership experience, and the e-volution process that will lead to
the extinction of many companies we know and love."
-- Love Goel, CEO,
"Someone once said, 'To change
and to change for the better are two different things.' This book presents guidance
on how to make sure your business does the latter."
-- Steven J. Snyder,
Ph.D., Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Net Perceptions, Inc.
"In this demanding and exhilarating environment,
Mitchell Levy's book offers valuable, practical steps to understanding how to
build and manage an e-commerce company."
-- Rob Wrubel, CEO, Ask Jeeves,
"In this book, Mitchell's examination
of management challenges provides readers with the emerging trends and thought-provoking
cases, which will encourage the rethinking that is necessary to succeed."
-- Rick Steele, President and CEO, kinkos.com
E-Volve-or-Die.com, Mitchell Levy has captured and distilled the essence of today's
-- Monte Zweben, CEO, Blue Martini Software