IST 725: Contemporary Information Technology Topics (3)

This course examines a wide range of innovative information technologies (IT) which have both technical and strategic implications for businesses. These IT innovations affect all functions of businesses. Topics include Web 2.0, Web 3.0, next generation Web, social networking technology, virtual world, pervasive computing, ubiquitous computing, unified communications (unification), IT utility, on-demand computing, grid computing, Web services, service-oriented architecture, business intelligence, data mining, search technology and applications (Google), next generation Web search, virtualization (server, hardware), storage fabrics, open source, IT outscoring, personal technology, healthcare IT, green IT, security and privacy, Internet policy, regulation, global control, and the gap between IT and business (goals and strategies). This course is not open to students with credit in IST 405. Prerequisite: IST 301 or IST 701. LEC
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