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Diego Naranjo
Mr Hatcher
MWF 12-1250

Case Study Final

Chapter 1
Business 2.0: Bad Business Decisions
Case Study 1
1. Explain why understanding information technology and management information systems can help you achieve business success-or more importantly, help you avoid business disasters-regardless of your major? Understanding Information technology and management information systems are vital for the success or more importantly, help you avoid business disasters because information technology is most useful when it leverages the talent of people. The right people have to know how to use the information technology in order for it to be successful. Also to prevent the happenings an individual must also understand Management information systems because it is the knowledge of knowing the data, information, and business intelligence. Understanding this information will make the system and its process much clearer to understand to make business decisions. It does not matter the major because eventually everyone takes part of an information system. Chapter 2

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge
Case Study 1
1. How is DOD using AI to improve its operations and save lives? DOD is using Artificial Intelligence because it is providing an incentive for individuals to build autonomous systems with artificial intelligence. It also realized that the first attempt was too difficult, so they changed the course. Which provided information that the vehicles can travel long distance across difficult terrain at military relevant speed. The way it saves lives it is by making these vehicles go into territories in which a regular vehicle can’t go into. The bomb squad can use the vehicles to locate bombs. The vehicles will also prevent accidents on the road. 2. Why would the DOD use an event such as the DARPA Grand Challenge, to further technological innovation? It uses the challenge because it gives a hefty incentive, with the $2...
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