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Challenges and Opportunities for the Business Professional

27 August, 2015 - 16:54

Are you preparing yourself to be effective in the future? Will you be able to adapt to advances in technology? Are you equipped to take advantage of technology improvements? You should prepare yourself to use the available technology and to participate in planning for and growing with the technology. For example, Chapter 5 introduces business intelligence systems and explains why the use of such systems is a competitive imperative for many organizations. These are not conditions of the distant future; most of these changes are already underway. For example, the Radio Frequency ID tags described in Technology Insight 1.1 will have a major impact on how material is acquired, warehoused, assembled into products, and distributed to customers. The people, activities, and technologies involved in all processes within the supply chain will change because of the impact of RFID.