Introduction to Technology Management TMGT1106. Instructor: David Plouffe. Agenda. Introductions Course Outline Expectations Format of study My background – your questions Next week . Introductions . Whose here? Why are you here? Who am I? Why am I here?. Who are you?.
Instructor: David Plouffe
This is where my journey led me.
The application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives
The scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial or industrial objective
Electronic or digital products and systems considered as a group
-- American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed., 2000..
…is the technical means people use to improve their surroundings. It is also a knowledge of using tools and machines to do tasks efficiently.
We use technology to manage the world in which we live. Technology is people using knowledge, tools, and systems to make their lives easier and better.
…People use technology to improve their ability to do work. Through technology, people communicate better. Technology allows them to make more and better products. Our buildings are better through the use of technology. We travel in more comfort and speed as a result of technology. Yes, technology is everywhere and can make life better.
Is that true?
Think through the technology’s impact on
Participate fully in class
Enter into discussions and group work enthusiastically
Show respect to others in the class by discussing issues objectively and listening to other points of view
North American Information Technology and Services Industry
Innovation and Product Development
Dr. Glenn Brophey Professor Nipissing University
Bob Carpenter Director SBE Nipissing University
Suggestions for research
Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre www.canadabusiness.ca
See you next week