Based on your reading of the case study “Is Business Ready for Wearable Computers?” on page 181 of the textbook, address the prompts below.
• Discuss at least three examples of wearable technology.
• Discuss how wearable technology could change the way the company you work for or a company you are familiar with conducts business, and provide an example.
• Discuss at least one advantage and one disadvantage to wearable technology.
• Discuss how business intelligence (BI) systems are used for reporting and data analytics.
Based on your reading of the case study “How Reliable Is Big Data?” on page 246-248 of the textbook, address the prompts below.
• Explain the term big data in your own words.
• Discuss how the music service Spotify used big data to better serve its customers.
• Discuss how New York City used big data to reduce crime rates.
• Discuss at least one ethical or security issue that big data can pose to individuals.