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  • Join a Facebook Group?

    You know it is important for your career to network. You would like to join a Facebook group to learn to deal with a perplexing management problem. But you do not want your employees to know. Before you decide to join a Facebook group, make sure you understand...
  • Snapchat and Consumers

    Snapchat was founded in 2011. Evan Spiegel is Snapchat's 24-year-old CEO and Co-founder. How do consumers use Snapchat? What management decisions would be affected by this information?
  • Social Influencers Predict the Future of Commerce

    IBM Commerce brought together a group of 12 Commerce Futurists to explore three themes: The Future of Technology, Big Data and Analytics, The Future of Customer Experience, The Future of Supplier/Partner Relationships. "While their answers varied...
  • Dell Technology Outlook 2015

    Managers must scan the external environment as part of the planning process. Technology is an important element in the external environment. In the attached report, Dell Research predicts that ten technological events will take place in the next five...
  • Emerging (in)security

    It seems like every day we hear about another company's digital records being compromised. Privacy and security are important to all of us. The above infographic is from HP Technology at Work. What are the top five emerging trends? Explain how...
  • Ads for IBM Help Neighborhoods

    IBM's slogan or tag line is to "build a smarter planet." They want their customers to use their services to turn data into valuable insights about customers, operations, and pricing. Instead of making decisions on instinct, IBM wants managers...
  • Trade-offs on Minimum Wage

    The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but in his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed an increase to $10.10 per hour. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported, "Increasing the minimum wage would have two principal...
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  • Yahoo! Updates Logo

    The managers at Yahoo! decided to update the logo, which was revealed this week. Yahoo! quickly grew into a large company mainly by word of mouth. They offered a unique experience that was gained partly by being one of the first search engines. But, today...
  • Bill Gates admits "Control+Alt+Delete" was a "mistake"

    In this discussion at Harvard on Sept. 21, Bill Gates talks about the rise of Microsoft, his current philanthropic efforts, and his friendship with Warren Buffett. Around 16:30 in the video, he admits "Control+Alt+Delete" command was a "mistake...
  • Cyber Monday Reaches Spending High

    Yesterday, IBM released data from its Digital Analytics Benchmark showing that Cyber Monday sales reached record levels. IBM explains it this way, " Benchmark enables online retailers to measure their online marketing results--including e-commerce...
  • Technology in 2014

    15 Tech Companies That Will Define 2014 from The Motley Fool Managers don't control the external environment, but elements in the external environment influence the decisions of managers. An easy way to remember the external environmental elements...
  • Technology Trends

    High-tech know-how can result in management success. Managers must search for information, evaluate content, and present information. In order to promote understanding, managers need to develop channels of communication. The last few years have seen a...