The Effects of Information Technology
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Information Systems (IS) play a critical role in supporting, supplementing and automating many of our professional and personal lives, including business decision-making, shaping and transforming industries, and contributing to deep societal and economic change. The impact of technology on economic growth and development, electronic globalization, and the vast opportunities and challenges of a hi-tech world have both short-term and long-term effects on our world. Use this forum to reflect on the following:
- What is an example of a technology that has global implications?
- What are some of the short-term issues and challenges with this technology?
- What are some of the long-term issues and challenges with this technology?