Essay on Mgt 215

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Ho Cheuk Yuen
MGT 215.
Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Assignment 1
7 April, 2014

1) Select a technology from 1850 to the present. Describe how it has affected productivity

A technology that comes to mind is server virtualization. We use them every day in the government as we work toward going green, lower cost, increasing productivity. Since the migration to the virtual servers we were able to cut paper files by ¾. We use a digital contract file now instead of a 6 pile folder with hundreds of page. Another reason the army has choosing to go this way is so it can spread the cost of maintenance and repair across several customers with shared servers. This results in a lower price per base. Then
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Manages are continually reviewing what they provide better. Given ongoing changes in the competitive environment with new competitors, new demands and new technologies adding value is a dynamic process. Managers need to be looking constantly at the business environment to identify changes that could be of value to them or could possibly harm them. Interestingly any change will have different effects on different organizations.

(3) The computer – especially the PC – is believed to be responsible for much of the increased productivity in the 1990s. What do think will be the “next big thing” to have a major impact on national and global productivity?

The “next big thing” that will have a major impact on the national and global productivity is the advancements in wireless technology. In today’s time there are millions of mobile professionals worldwide due to the major strides that the wireless community has taken. Organizations use wireless technologies to solve every day problems and create an advantage over their companion. Using wireless technologies help them work more productively, by having better customer satisfaction, which means an increase of sales. Organization is finding that wireless has provided more flexibility to configure an office and can improve both the productivity and the moral in the work place.
New standards based technologies offer improved methods to authenticate and better secure devices,
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