This is a paper that focuses on the information technology struggle between online and brick-and-mortar stores. The paper also provides further questions to answer in the assignment paper.
Information technology struggle between online and brick-and-mortar stores
Topics for Research Paper
The focus of the paper should be on one of the following:
1. Firstly, how has information technology led to the struggle between online and brick-and-mortar stores? What do the next 5-10 years look like?
2. Secondly, how has information technology opened up the potential for 5G networks? Are there any downsides to the implementation of this technology?
3. Thirdly, how has information technology impacted the use of robots in your local stores?
4. Fourthly, how has information technology supported the development of monopolies – Amazon, Microsoft, telecom companies? Will these monopolies survive?
5. Additionally, how has information technology supported the development of facial recognition software and the current issues related to its use?
6. Also, how has information technology led to the use of biometrics and the potential for rise of an International “Big Brother”?
7. How has information technology led to the development of the Internet of Things and the concern about the impact of privacy laws (or lack thereof) on the IOT?
8. How has information technology supported the development of Facebook and other social media sites? Should social media sites be regulated?
9. Who/what is Huawei and what are the issues the U.S. and other countries are having with Huawei?
10. Lastly, how has information technology changed the political process within the past 5 years?
Organization of the content of the paper: Include the following sections in the paper (include, in bold, the headings identified here):
a. Introduction – Firstly, identify the issue or idea. Explain why the topic was selected and what you are trying to achieve (what is your end goal). The introduction should not be more than half a page; details will be
discussed in the follow-on areas.
b. Areas of interest, activity or issue – Secondly, define the issue or idea in greater detail. Define the specific problem or problems or new idea. Identify other underlining or related issues as well as dependencies. Explain what
impacts will result if not addressed.
c. Research Findings – Thirdly, summarize your research findings and what they contribute to the study of the issue or idea. You must identify (cite) the sources of the research or class material related to your topic that you
include in the findings.
d. Proposed solution(s), idea(s), courses of action(s). Fourthly, list solutions, ideas or courses of action with an analysis of its effectiveness (how will your suggestions affect or change the current situation). If more than
one idea is suggested, provide an analysis that covers all proposed suggestions.
e. Conclusion – Summarize the conclusions of your paper.