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Beyond Grey Pinstripes
Managing New Technology (2011)
Topic AreasIT & Information Systems
The course outlines the social and economic impact of new technologies on companies’ development and people’s lives. Managing technology requires a long term process for planning and acquiring capabilities that strengthen relationships between members of project teams, customers, suppliers and collaborators. Competence in forecasting, evaluating and implementing new technology is a function of an accumulated knowledge embodied in the social groups and business processes of an organization and has social impact on the society at large. Coping with the uncertainty and ambiguity associated with innovation requires an understanding of intellectual property and business risk. Understanding the dynamics of innovation on the competitiveness of firm in social, economic and environmental areas is one of the major topics in the course.