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					            MGT 6388 – Future Trends In Technology

Course Description
The rate of technology change has increased to the point that the world’s information is doubling every 2
years. It is estimated that managers today can only access one-ten thousandths to one-one millionths of the
data available to them in a give day.

The course examines the new technologies that are being created to deal with this ever-increasing stream of
data. It introduces you to the field of Management of the IT function, selection of appropriate technology,
and analysis of corporate MIS function. The course will be seminar style and provide an overview of a
multitude of technologies used in industry.



Grading
Grade Determination:
       1 Selected Case             100 points
       5 Class Topics              100points (20 pts ea)
       Class Participation         100 points
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        Total                      300 points

Grading Scale:
        270-300           A
        240-269           B
        210-239           C
        180-209           D
Schedule

      Week     Topic
       1       Introduction
       2       LAN/WAN/Connectivity (Wires & Wireless)
               Desktop PCs & Networking
               LAN Security Issue
               Client Server Computing & Trends
           3   Bandwidth Issues
               Tele-communications
               Phone Systems/ISDN/T-1/T-3/Voice over IP, Mobile
               Computing
           4   Internet/WWW and Beyond
               Internet/Intranet/Virtual Private Networks/Electronic
               Commerce/Security
           5   Knowledge Management
               Data Base Applications & Trends
               Data Warehousing/ Data Marts
           6   Supporting Technology
               Decision Support Systems/ Executive Information
               Systems
           7   Technology & Human Resource
               Human Computer Interaction/ Speech Recognition/
               Ergonomics
           8   Technology & Organizational Structure
               Enterprise Resource/Architecture Planning (SAP/BAAN)
               Information Mapping
           9   The Information Society
               Security/Disaster Recovery/Y2K/Disaster Management
       10      Ethics & Technology
               Spamming/Viruses/Privacy/Software Testing
       11      Advanced Technologies
       12      Presentations
       13      Presentations

				
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