Watch Out: The Only Constant in Technology is Change

Presenter: Jeff Butterfield, Western Kentucky University Come explore some of the emerging technological forecasts from groups like IBM, Gertner and others. Get ahead of the curve, update your courses and develop strategic advantage for our academic programs.

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Watch Out: The Only Constant in Technology is Change

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Presenter: Jeff Butterfield, Western Kentucky University Come explore some of the emerging technological forecasts from groups like IBM, Gertner and others. Get ahead of the curve, update your courses and develop strategic advantage for our academic programs.
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  1. Watch Out: The Only Constant in Technology is Change

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    • Jeff Butterfield
    • Western Kentucky University
  2. Abstract:

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    • Many technology programs are teaching the same (or very similar) curricula that they did a decade ago. However…the industry is changing rapidly and significant shifts are on the horizon.
    • Faculty can benefit from studying technology forecasts, identifying trends and change in the industry, and adapting their classes and programs to better prepare students for future opportunities.
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    • http://www.idc.com/
    • http://www.forrester.com
    • http://www.gartner.com/
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  5. Readings on 3rd Platform:

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    • http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS25285614
    • http://www.cio.com/article/2377568/cloud-computing/as-idc-sees-it-tech-s-third-platform-disrupts-everyone.html
    • http://technologyfirst.org/magazine-articles/124-may-2013/843-mark-neistat-us-signal-company.html
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  6. Subjects To Include:

    Slide 6 - Subjects To Include:

    • Mobile Technology and Application Development
    • Social Business/Marketing (not just Social Networking)
    • Could Computing Services
    • Big Data/Analytics/Visualization
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  7. Cengage Resources

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  12. Contact Me:

    Slide 12 - Contact Me:

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    • Jeff Butterfield
    • WKU – School of Professional Studies
    • TPH 218
    • Bowling Green, KY 42101
    • jeff.butterfield.wku@gmail.com