The above title is of course a play on the dot-com craze that is sweeping our lives. It is important to keep focused on the fact that this change is destined to enhance and simplify our lives. It is difficult to remain calm while we are being bombarded with dot-com relationships in everything from personal communications to the redesign of our products and services.
Basic tools like e-mail and browser-based access to everything are solid. The TCP/IP data pipe and the ever-evolving html standards are solid foundations on which to build business models. Understand that these dot-com, Web-based approaches will drastically change present business models.