Description of the Assignment:
The research paper will be on a subject of your choice within the realm of technology and innovation management. It is suggested that you focus on a topic addressed in the course for which you have an interest. Once you have chosen your topic, please e-mail your professor for topic approval.
Once your topic is approved, you will then search the Internet for examples of organizations that have embraced information technology (IT) and have proven successful in the area you have chosen for your topic. Suggested areas for further research of an organization may include its examples of employee workforce, communications, suppliers and partnerships, accountability, and security and risk.
- Identify one or more of the technologies addressed in this course for in-depth analysis of past, present, and future trends and evolution.
- Describe the challenges of preparing leadership to manage emerging technologies.
- Analyze the impact of advanced technologies on the enterprise.
- Describe the role of internal and external management of demand for technology.
- Explain the evolving role of the stakeholder in the technological environment—employees, customers, communities.
- Discuss the role of technologies in the transition from products to services.
Develop a strategy to address and mitigate any ethical issues that may arise or develop with the implementation of a technical innovation or disruption.
Please pick a technology that helps the company. Then research the impact that that particular technology had on the company and other companies. Some technology examples could be artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data warehousing, mobile computing, etc. You could also narrow your focus by looking at the impact that a particular technology has on a specific function within a company, e.g. artificial intelligence and impact on marketing for Nike.
Your paper should be 4-5 pages in total. This page count does not include your title or reference pages. Please see Paper Requirements below for details of what this includes and does not include.
APA (Ed. 7) uses Times New Roman, 12pt font., double spaced with 1” margins all around.