Welcome to the online edition of the Fall 2009 MIT Sloan Alumni Magazine. In this issue:

The financial crisis did not slow the flow of entrepreneurs' innovative ideas. Indeed, it may have provided a fertile environment for bringing those ideas to fruition, provided entrepreneurs have the right tools for success. Learn about those tools in The Silver Lining.

These MIT Sloan companies are among the startups that are thriving, despite the global economic challenges. They are Five MIT Sloan companies to watch.

To do business in a digital economy, companies need to consistently use information technology to inform management decisions and enhance products. These companies are IT Savvy.