Describe the necessary organizational infrastructure needed to support effective collaboration and business operations for modern day companies. Also select four of the topic areas shown below to prepare and submit a research paper (five APA compliant pages) and a mid-term project update class presentation to discuss how they are used to help companies develop competitive strategies and to manage global distribution of products/services to worldwide markets:

  • Transaction Processing and management support systems
  • Best practices: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Customer Relation Management (CRM), Value Chain (VC)
  • Database technology and Data Warehouse
  • Big Data
  • Michael Porter Five Competitive Forces, Clayton Christensen Disruptive Innovation/Technology, Blue Ocean Strategy (BOS)
  • Internet, Mobile and Emerging Technology (SaaS, Data Visualization))
  • Social Media/Cloud Computing