For this assignment review four case studiestwo from Chapter 1 and two from Chapter 2. Then in an essay evaluate

For this assignment,
review four case studies—two from Chapter 1 and two
from Chapter 2. Then, in an
essay, evaluate the studies and respond to each of
the questions below, using
both critical thinking and theory as well as
supporting
documentation.
In Chapter 1, read
the case study “UPS Competes Globally with Information
Technology” on pages
23–24 of the textbook. Then, answer the questions
below.
How
does UPS use information systems technology to achieve its
strategic goals of
being more efficient and customer oriented?
What
would happen if the automated package tracking system was not

available?
Discuss
how globalization has “flattened” the world.
In Chapter 2, read
the case study “Data Changes How NFL Teams Play the Game
and How Fans See It” on
pages 52–53 of the textbook. The, address the prompts
below.
Analyze
how information systems are transforming business.
What
types of systems does the NFL and its teams use?
What
is the role that these systems play in improving both
operations and
decision-making?
In Chapter 3, read
the case study “Smart Products—Coming Your Way” on pages
102–103 of the
textbook. Then, address the prompts below.
Explain
the importance of collaboration and information sharing for

businesses.
Explain
what a “smart” product is, and use an example.
How
do smart products increase rivalry among firms?
In Chapter 4, read
the case study “Are Cars Becoming Big Brother on
Wheels?” on pages 121–122 of
the textbook. Then, address the prompts
below.
Describe
how new technology trends may cause ethical dilemmas.
Discuss
at least one ethical, social, and political issue raised by
embedded cyber
connections in cars.
Discuss
how big data analytics are being applied to all of the data
generated by motor
vehicles.
In formatting your
case analysis, do not use the question-and-answer
format; instead, use an essay
format with subheadings. Your APA-formatted case
study must be at least four
pages in length (not counting the title and
reference pages).
You
are required to use a minimum of three peer-reviewed, academic sources
that are
no more than 5 years old (one may be your textbook). All sources
used,
including
the textbook, must be referenced; all paraphrased material
must have
accompanying in-text citations

 

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