Individual Assignment #1

Individual Assignment #1

Select one of the topics below. Write a 3 – 5 page research paper (excluding the cover page and reference page) on the real world application of the chosen technology. Your paper should a include the type of organization(s) that benefit most from this technology. Assignment will be grade it according to the Rubric, attached above. Elaborate on what business problem the technology solves. Also, how does it help the organization achieve one or more of the following:
• Achieve operational excellence through higher levels of efficiency and productivity
• Create new products, services, and business models
• Raise revenue and profits while lowering costs by increasing customer and supplier intimacy
• Improve decision making for managers and employees
• Increase competitive advantages
• Insure survival caused by business environment changes
Choose ONE topic:
• Autonomic computing
• Cloud computing
• Grid computing
• Nanotechnology
• N-tier client/server architectures

Paper Formatting:
• Written work 3 – 5 pages
• Cover Page
• Margins: 1″ top, bottom, right, and left.
• Font Times New Roman 12 point.
Use a MS Word document file format.