Emerging Trends and Technologies. MIS Chapter 9. Jack G. Zheng May 30 th 2008. News. CNET Vaporware Products that have been announced (or even demonstrated) but never get to market http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,66195,00.html. Gartner’s Hype Cycle.
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Emerging Trends and Technologies MIS Chapter 9 Jack G. Zheng May 30th 2008
News • CNET • Vaporware • Products that have been announced (or even demonstrated) but never get to market • http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,66195,00.html
Gartner’s Hype Cycle • A Hype Cycle is a graphic representation of the maturity, adoption and business application of specific technologies • http://www4.gartner.com/pages/story.php.id.8795.s.8.jsp • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hype_cycle
The End … • Information is becoming one of the most important resources for individuals, organizations and societies. Information system is the underlying structure that supports the effective and efficient processing of information • Information systems is an interdisciplinary field of computer technology, business, psychology, sociology, etc. • The focus is the system (of information, technology and people) • It’s a broad field, that every sub-section (of every chapter) deserves a whole book or a whole course • It’s an exciting field and has a lot of opportunities.