Select an appropriate technological topic from the lecture series and write a 2,000 word report review on the themes, trends and arguments emerging about that topic. The topic is to be agreed with lecturer before detailed research on it has begun. This means a) needs to be completed and agreed first.
The report should include:
a.Why you deem this topic to be of importance
b.How this has topic has developed
c.A detailed description of the technology used in this topic and what it is used for.
d.What technological platforms and software are used in the topic
e.What type of business and organisation uses the technology
f.How is it used as business tool and is this effective
How does this relate to course content and discussion on the nature of the relationship between digital technologies and both old and newly emerging theories on business and management structures and practices
The work should relate to theories and models set out in the course content and other referenced source material, and course material and include critical discussion of these from those sources.
This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:
LO1 Critically evaluate the role of present and future technologies in the business environment
LO 3 Demonstrate an understanding of the significance of digital and new technologies in an ever-changing global business environment and the challenges these present to managers
The front cover should contain:
The module name, course work reference( CW1) and your name and student ID The date the work was completed ( note this does not have to be the submission date ) The total word count
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