Gone Surfing


Last week's sizzling weather left the IMD team wishing we could stay home in our air-conditioned rooms and surf the Web. And though our bosses (and blackouts in the NYC area) wouldn't allow it, today's Internet means there are fewer obstacles—for reporters and investment professionals alike—to working outside the office.

Disaster recovery measures have led firms and vendors to build remote access capabilities into their solutions. At the same time, Internet innovations such as Web 2.0 and AJA