Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Appendix C: Information Technology
"Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to get more out of your computer," says Avery Hartmans (photo, left).
"Last year, Dido Harding [photo, left] found herself having to deal with one of Britain’s worst ever cyber attacks.
"Just about every industry is undergoing some level of digital disruption, and the transformation is only in its infancy, according to McKinsey Digital global leader Paul Willmott, and Jay Scanlan, leader of McKinsey’s Digital Strategy Practice.
"Here are the top 10 network security challenges faced by small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in 2015 and tips to address them.
Maya Baratz (photo, left) reports on haptic feedback and the work of Hiroski Ishii of MIT's Media Lab.
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"In a new report from BI Intelligence, we discuss all of the components of the IoT [Internet of Things] ecosystem, including its devices, analytics, networks, and security.
In this Harvard Business Review video, "Marco Iansiti and Karim R.
"Amazon says it has boosted efficiency - and given workers' legs a break - by deploying more than 15,000 wheeled robots to crisscross the floors of its biggest warehouses and deliver stacks of products to employees.
"B-school students can’t get enough of big data.
View the full infographic by Educause.
Meet Les Perelman (photo, far left) and his Babel generator.
"Some cognition experts have praised the effects of tech on the brain, lauding its ability to organize our lives and free our minds for deeper thinking.
According to Jackie Gerstein, Ed.
Question: What tools or steps are you using to ensure your customer data is safe across all your platforms?
"Most internet users would like to be anonymous online at least occasionally, but many think it is not possible to be completely anonymous online.
Alexis Kleinman (photo, left) writes, "With Spritz, which is coming to the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear 2 watch, words appear one at a time in rapid succession.
"Don't look now, but mobile technology is starting to infiltrate .
Milton Kazmeyer presents a quick rundown on the topic.
"In this video from the Wall Street Journal, [Ray] Kurzweil (photo, left) discusses how lifeless silicon is merging with our flesh-and-blood bodies to enhance our capabilities and ostensibly improve the way we interact with the world.
"Is brain work going the way of manual work?
"Trends that start out small can wind up transforming the way we live.
"Through the years, we've watched technology grow like a child budding into adulthood: It starts out mostly crying and pooping, then crawling, gradually learning to walk, and finally able to run at a speed we all wish we could keep up with.