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the information age characteristics

1. List three key distinguishing characteristics that you identify with the era called the information age. What experiences have you had that supports your selection?

2. Draw a correlation between data warehousing and strategic thinking, highlighting how data warehousing allows the enterprise to compete across time.

3. Underlying technology substitution is the idea that people have an enduring set of basic needs. For one of the five basic drivers for new technologies discussed in the text: serendipity, military research, planned obsolescence, depletion of resources, and competitive pressures, what real-life example or application can you offer? For example, in the case of serendipity, what accidental discovery are you familiar with that has given rise to a superior technology?

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1. List three key distinguishing characteristics that you identify with the era called the information age. What experiences have you had that supports your selection?
One is the birth of large infrastructure providing organizations. My experience with them is that of eBay that provides opportunity for global auction that was earlier not available. Second, the information age has led to increased empowerment of individuals. Unfair advantages are eliminated. My experience is that when there is need for recruitment, there are applicants of all colors and religions. In other words there is greater diversity. Third, there is greater decentralization of large corporations. There is greater authority given to frontline teams. In my job the team has the authority to change budget, recruit up to two persons and set the timeline for their projects. This freedom is unprecedented.

2. Draw a correlation between data warehousing and strategic thinking, highlighting how data warehousing ...

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