Management Information Systems Unit 4 Ip 4

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Business and Support Systems
American InterContinental University

For this assignment I need to read three case studies as they appear in your text. The case studies are from the following readings; Managing with Web 2.0, Reality Mining and Too Many Bumped Fliers. For each of these, only answer the case study questions associated with them found at the end of the discussion

Business and Support Systems
Ch. 11: Managing with Web 2.0
1. The Web 2.0 is a relatively new phenomenon that is based on social media platforms to create a truly interactive experience for all users. This is very different from the usual pattern of a user review of the information presented and shared with them. This new Web 2.0 allows taxpayers to change the Internet from their own computers, including tools to update, clarify and improve the projects on the web (Laudon & Laudon, 2010). This feature allows members to coordinate schedules and work, and manage the knowledge base in many people at once. 2. The problem with the internet as we have known earlier is that the information is just presented to us and we cannot change or modify that information. Comments can be shared with all users who can comment further, creating a thread for different topics. Comments can be stored indefinitely in order to access at a later date, or archived for later use. New technologies allow contributors to virtually "talk" to each other in real time and collaborate on projects as a coherent group (Laudon & Laudon, 2010). 3. The Web 2.0 can provide tools for the management, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of different types of learning and training of employees in these companies. Instructors can use tools such as CD-ROMs, the Web-based classes, online forums, and direct instruction to help students learn about business in real time (Laudon & Laudon, 2010). Students can maximize their education by automating the selection and administration of the courses of their...
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