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The Strategies of Informing Technology in the 21st Century

The Strategies of Informing Technology in the 21st Century
Author(s)/Editor(s): Andrew Targowski (Independent Researcher, USA)
Copyright: ©2022
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8036-3
ISBN13: 9781799880363
ISBN10: 1799880362
EISBN13: 9781799880387


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Digital technology is ever-changing, which means that those working or planning to work in IT or apply IT systems must strategize how and what applications and technologies are ideal for sustainable civilization and human development. Developmental trends of IT and the digitalization of enterprise, agriculture, healthcare, education, and more must be explored within the boundaries of ethics and law in order to ensure that IT does not have a harmful effect on society.

The Strategies of Informing Technology in the 21st Century is a critical authored reference book that develops the strategic attitude in developing and operating IT applications based on the requirements of sustainable civilization and ethical and wise applications of technology in society. Technological progress is examined including trends in automation, artificial intelligence, and information systems. The book also specifically covers applications of digital informing strategies in business, healthcare, agriculture, education, and the home. Covering key concepts such as automation, robotization, and digital infrastructure, it is ideal for IT executives, CIS/MIS/CS faculty, cyber ethics professionals, technologists, systems engineers, IT specialists and consultants, security analysts, students, researchers, and academicians.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Andrew Targowski
Andrew Targowski was engaged in the development of social computing in totalitarian Poland (INFOSTRADA and Social Security # for 38 million citizens-PESEL, 1972) and received political asylum in the U.S. during the crackdown on solidarity in 1981. He has been a professor of business information systems at Western Michigan University since 1980. He published 21 books on information technology, history, and political science (Red Fascism, 1982) in English and Polish. During the 1990s, he was a director of the TeleCITY of Kalamazoo Project, one of the first digital cities in the U.S. He investigates the role of information-communication in enterprise, economy, and civilization. He is a president of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations and a former chairman of the Advisory Council of the Information Resources Management Association (1995-2003).


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