Of all the issues we face in the year ahead, one stands far above the rest: how to deal with the internet. Whatever your age or position, there is no escaping it. Many executives may have breathed a sigh of relief recently when Tony Blair took two fingers to a computer keyboard in a show of technical prowess at a Government-financed learning centre. If our leading apostle for the internet revolution is still a bit of technophobe, maybe it isn't too late for you and me. But time is short.
Management Today thinks it can help. When we relaunched last April, we said we would deal with the issues that keep you awake at night. The internet falls into this category. Over the next 12 months we will guide you through this bewildering new world. We will provide answers to simple questions about the net (without jargon), keep you in touch with developments and the people behind them, and tell you how you can stay ahead of colleagues and rivals. As well as regular coverage in the magazine and our 'Techknow' and 'Smart cookies' pages, in March we will introduce a user-friendly quarterly supplement devoted to e-business. We call it Section e.
It is time to tap into cyberspace, for yourself as well as your business.