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Unformatted text preview: John Bowen MIS Test November 27, 2006 Essay question #1 New technologies in business intelligence is changing the way the world operates. Many suggests some of these will cause the world’s downfall, while others suggest it as a meaning of a safer, better America. Other innovative technologies include programs that allow an end to all spam, effectively saving companies millions of dollars in spam fighting software. The corporation Verichip has introduced an RFID chip that is able to track and monitor human beings. Some hospitals and companies have implanted these devises into its patients and coworkers for safety and security. Such a move also enables companies to save money by avoiding expensive costs for retina and fingerprint scanners. The technology is available to implant credit and debit information. Theoretically, consumers could now purchase goods with simply the swipe of a hand. Proponents of this chip would argue that by having a national law passed requiring every citizen to have the chip, it would...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course MIS 200 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '06 term at Alabama.
- Fall '06