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Emerging Technologies in Information Systems

Study the various emerging technologies like IoT and cloud computing in information systems in this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
This course will introduce you to a variety of emerging information system technologies that organizations are implementing. Topics covered include cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, blockchain, decision support systems, expert systems, knowledge management systems and various other technologies. Expand your knowledge of the operation of these exciting technologies in this information systems course.
Emerging Technologies in Information Systems
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Technology is an ever-changing market and those who want to maintain the highest level of technology development must continuously adapt. The consumer journey is evolving and both customers and businesses are adopting emerging technologies. As information technology (IT) industry trends like cloud computing, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) become more prevalent, the world will look to businesses that can deliver accuracy and real-time efficiency. Businesses and solution providers are also looking at the latest trends and opportunities provided by emerging innovations in order to realize their full potential and meet the demands of a technology-driven customer base. This course is designed to prepare you to work with the highly valued emerging technologies that are being adopted by organizations all over the world. 

First, you will be introduced to cloud computing and the difference between traditional computing infrastructures and cloud-based infrastructures. Numerous benefits and challenges of cloud computing, as well as cloud model hierarchy, will be outlined. Next, you will be introduced to the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it uses sensors and actuators to exchange data with the controlling software for specific purposes. Explore the four layers of IoT architecture, discover its role in home automation and understand the benefits and drawbacks too. You will go on to be introduced to big data technology and its applications. Other emerging technologies including blockchain, virtual reality and augmented reality will be addressed. 

Next, the course will go through the various systems used in organizations, from knowledge management systems (KMS), decision support systems (DSS), executive support systems (ESS), expert systems (ES) and learning management systems (LMS). You will delve into their functions, from the creation and transfer of knowledge to assisting managers in decision making, research and problem-solving and fulfilling employees’ learning and development needs. You will understand their various features, benefits and drawbacks. With the rapid advancement of technology, it has become critical for organizations and individuals to stay current on emerging technologies. This course provides comprehensive access to upgrading your knowledge of the latest emerging technologies and is intended for people who work in information technology or business or who simply want to learn about it. So upgrade your knowledge of information systems and enroll today.

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