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Course: InfoTech in a Global Economy


Due Date – 2 days

Discussion Question:  Global Technology

Do you feel that countries and companies need explicit strategies for technology development, given the tremendous amount of largely spontaneous creativity that occurs today, often in areas where new technologies are not expected to exert a great influence.  Why or why not? 

Reading Assignments

Chapter 2: Olsen, S., & National Academy of Engineering (U.S.). (2011). Global Technology : Changes and Implications: Summary of a Forum. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

Lynn, L., & Salzman, H. (2007). The Real Global Technology Challenge. Change, 39(4), 8.

Prof. Guidelines 

  • Provide extensive additional information on the topic
  • Explain, define, or analyze the topic in detail
  • Share an applicable personal experience
  • Provide an outside source (for example, an article from the UC Library) that applies to the topic, along with additional information about the topic or the source (please cite properly in APA 7)
  • At least one scholarly source should be used in the initial discussion thread. Be sure to use information from your readings and other sources from the UC Library. Use proper citations and references in your post.

Required Books & Resources 

 Title: Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy 

ISBN: 9781139536660

Authors: Henry Kressel, Thomas V. Lento

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2012-07-19


Title: Federal Cybersecurity 

ISBN: 9781634853965

Authors: Cory Medina

Publication Date: 2016-01-01


Title: Mastering Blockchain

ISBN: 9781787125445

Authors: Imran Bashir

Publication Date: 2017-04-28


Title: Global Technology

ISBN: 9780309185059

Authors: Steve Olson, National Academy of Engineering

Publisher: National Academies Press

Publication Date: 2011-02-08

“APA7 Format” 


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