For this coursework, you are required to research the above trend as your research topic
and conduct individual research into it. Your research findings then need to be complied into a
concise report that provides an overview of your chosen topic, its business applications and its
impact/implications for management. You are expected to provide a critical evaluation/analysis
where appropriate. Where possible, provide examples of companies using the technologies, and
the benefits, risks etc. that they might incur.
Your research and your report should place a particular focus on the following.
1. Potential applications and benefits of the selected topic in a business environment.
2. The main issues, risks, challenges etc. that its adoption poses for the management.
3. The key factors (using tools/models/frameworks etc. as necessary) that should be
considered when evaluating its strategic value.
The following are some of the periodicals that you can make use of:
Journal of Strategic Information Systems; European Journal of Information System; Harvard
Business Review; and other relevant journals, conference proceedings or magazines depending
on your topic selection, such as IEEE Transactions on mobile computing or IEEE Software