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Tech Trends in Practice

Exam Questions: 50
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 286 | Content: 276, Supplemental: 10
NASBA Area of Study: Management Services
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 7965

This course will enlighten you on today's most important technology trends and how to take full advantage of them for maximum benefit to your company. It discusses 25 real-world technology trends along with their potential contributions to organizational success. It explains the role of technology in this 4th Industrial Revolution with business solutions for companies of varying sizes and across different industries. You'll find valuable discussions on AI, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, autonomous cars, 3D printing, blockchain technology, and more. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things and the Rise of Smart Devices
  • From Wearables to Augmented Humans
  • Big Data and Augmented Analytics
  • Intelligent Spaces and Smart Places
  • Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers
  • Cloud and Edge Computing
  • Digitally Extended Realities
  • Digital Twins
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Voice Interface and Chatbots
  • Computer Vision and Facial Recognition
  • Robots and Cobots
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • 5G and Faster, Smarter Networks
  • Genomics and Gene Editing
  • Machine Co-Creativity and Augmented Design
  • Digital Platforms
  • Drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Cybersecurity and Cyber Resiliance
  • Quantum Computing
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Mass Personalization and Micro-Moments
  • 3D And 4D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology and Material Science
Objectives
  • To identify the "holy grail" of artificial intelligence
  • To recall what items are, and are not, included when discussing the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • To recall the term used to describe wearable robot suits
  • To recognize the various sources of data in today's world
  • To recall the quality of life indicators which can be increased by the use of smart technologies in cities
  • To identify the characteristics of distributed ledgers
  • To recall the definition of edge computing
  • To recognize the characteristics of the technologies that comprise extended reality
  • To recall the characteristics of digital twin technology
  • To identify the missing element required for developing true language understanding by machines
  • To identify key challenges faced by voice interface and chatbot technologies
  • To recognize the characteristics of computer vision
  • To recall the author's 4 Ds of work that humans will increasingly use robots to perform
  • To recall the characteristics associated with the various levels of autonomous vehicles
  • To recall the characteristics of today's 5G networks
  • To identify the countries that permit the growth of genetically modified foods
  • To identify the main limitation of programming machine creativity
  • To recall the characteristics of digital platforms
  • To recognize common characteristics of drones
  • To recall recent ransomware attacks
  • To identify how quantum computers process data
  • To recall the aim of robotic process automation (RPA)
  • To recall the difference between mass personalization and micro-moments
  • To recognize the differences between 3D and 4D printing
  • To recall the characteristics and uses of hypersurfaces

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