Global Impacts of Technology. Analyze and explain the global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): This assignment is required for ABET accreditation and is designed to meet the following: ABET Student Outcome: g. An. ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society. ABET Performance Indicator: g.1 In a Global context.
Discussion Board Question or Short Essay Assignment Question: What are some of the impacts of computing solutions on society and the environment in a global business context? Considerations: Consider global impacts on business, on individuals, and on social systems.
Instructions: Describe one impact technology has had from a global perspective in each of these three categories: businesses, individuals, and social systems. Be sure to provide support for your claims. Instructors: Information and guidance you can provide to students Business Impacts Communication: How have computing solutions impacted business communication in a global context? This can include business-to-business, business-customer, business-government, or any other relevant communication.
How have computing solutions impacted global product distribution? This can include methods of packing, tracking, logistics planning, physical means of transportation and other relevant aspects of product distribution. Purchasing: How have computing solutions impacted global purchasing? This can include suppliers as well as sub-contracted business activities. Labor Markets: How have computing solutions impacted labor markets and human resource management both locally and globally? This can include labor skill sets, compensation discrepancies, labor mobilization both locally and internationally.
How have computing solutions affected management’s ability to detect, evaluate, and manage local and international effects such as environmental factors, political factors, customer and human resource protocols, legal and tax implications? Examples: How has satellite technology impacted the ability to anticipate and manage weather effects? How have computer information systems impacted the speed to which managers can adjust to environmental change? Individual Impacts Health: How have computing solutions and communication systems impacted health throughout the world?
How have computing solutions and communication systems impacted education throughout the world? Class Structure: How have computing solutions and communication systems impacted class structure, including the role of women and marginalized groups throughout the world? Economics: How have computing solutions and communication systems impacted income distribution throughout the world?
How have computing solutions and communication systems impacted Human Rights throughout the world? This can include rights of people in different regions of the world or rights of people representing various racial/ethnic groups, religions, genders, gender identities, disabilities, or other characteristics. Impacts on Social Systems Legal Impacts/ Property Rights: How have computing solutions impacted property rights? This can include intellectual property, ownership of facilities, research & development, or other considerations