IS Technology Current Event

IS Technology Current Event

Overview

Continuous developments in the realm of information systems technology are promulgated in the news media on an almost daily basis. Somewhere out during the \’wee hours\’ of the night, the latest Bill Gates clone is \’burning the midnight oil\’ working to develop another remotely possible concept into an actual productive technology.

IS Current Event Assignment
Review the Current Event Requirements section, as well as the Course Specific-APA Style requirements.

In this assignment, search through the articles in the RSS news feed below, and choose one from the last year relating to an information systems technology that has impacted a business decision or served prominently as a solution utilized by an enterprise. Be aware that some articles in the news feed may not be appropriate for this assignment. The idea here is to locate timely, newsworthy data relating to an MIS that one might utilize as a manager in today\’s On-Demand Economy. You will evaluate and synthesize your new-found data and post a summary (minimum 250 words) of the topic in the forum below to share the knowledge with your peers.

Note: Only ONE post is required. You are NOT required to respond to posts made by your peers in this activity, as this is not a discussion assignment.

Follow the guidelines in the Current Event Requirements section.

Your discussion post is due by the posted due date. Your instructor will use the rubric for evaluating and grading your submission.

RSS Feed

Note: The RSS feed below is live. If you choose a story today, it may not be visible tomorrow or in a week. Please bookmark your story URL or save a local copy of your story to your computer.

Subject/Source

https://www.itproportal.com/features/international-open-data-day-the-evolution-of-open-data/

Purpose of Current Event Assignment
In the IS Technology Current Event assignment, you will create summary report on topics relating to Information Systems technologies that have impacted a business decision or served prominently as a solution utilized by an enterprise. The idea here is to locate timely, newsworthy data from a source that presents interesting articles relating to the latest developments in Information Systems. You will evaluate and synthesize your new-found data and post a summary of the current event in a discussion forum to share the knowledge gained with your peers.

Replies to Peers
A discussion forum modality is utilized for this assignment so that others in the class may review your posted data. However, you are NOT required to respond to the initial posts submitted by your peers in this activity. The instructor has the option to post responses.

REQUIREMENTS

Only ONE initial post is required.
NO responses are required.
Event must be current within ONE year.
Do NOT submit replies as attachments.
Include current APA style citations and references.
Post must be a MINIMUM of 250 words.
Proofread before submitting – you will NOT be able to edit in Canvas after selecting Post Reply.

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