Assignment Preparation: Activities include completing the Skillsoft® courses, the reading review, independent student reading, and research. Complete the "Course Overview" topic of the Skillsoft® course "The Information Technology Industry Ove

Assignment Preparation: Activities include completing the Skillsoft® courses, the reading review, independent student reading, and research. Complete the "Course Overview" topic of the Skillsoft® course "The Information Technology Industry Overview: Version 3." Note. Click on the SkillSoft link and copy/paste the title of the course into the search box and specify "Courses" from the drop-down menu. Complete the "Information Technology Industry Challenges" topic of the Skillsoft® course "The Information Technology Industry Overview: Version 3." Review Section 5.3, "Contemporary Hardware Platform Trends," and Section 5.4, "Contemporary Software Platform Trends," in Ch. 5 of Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm. Review Section 7.1, "Telecommunications and Networking in Today's Business," in Ch. 7 ofManagement Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm. Assignment: Identify a current trend in technology for improving global business that is likely to affect a global business within the next 3 years. Prepare a 1000-word (minimum) evaluation of the value or expected effect on a global business that the identified trend will likely have over the next 3 years. An evaluation usually involves judgments based on standards, generally accepted criteria, or benchmarks. Hint: Limit your paper to a SINGLE trend so that you may concentrate on it.