This course addresses emerging technologies, how do they evolve and how to identify them. Topics covered in the course include accuracy of past forecasts and how to improve them, international perspectives on emerging technologies, future organizationally and customer trends and forecasting methodologies. It further explores human characteristics and their impacts on developing human-centered information systems. Finally emerging trends in human interaction with mobile applications, internet applications, social networking technology, cloud computing and stand-alone applications will be explored.
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