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Month: December 2016

Drones: An Emerging Technology

Drones: An Emerging Technology

Overview As a technology rapidly advancing, drones are frequently being tested as innovative solutions to business and societal issues. Although many of these applications are rife with safety and regulatory restrictions, several are likely to be implemented in the coming years as policy is implemented to regulate drone applications. There are seven primary  emerging drone applications that provide business and/or society concrete solutions to a menagerie of issues. Agriculture As the world population continues to grow, projections predict that by 2050,…

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CICS Accenture Challenge

CICS Accenture Challenge

As a function of ICS 601: Problems in Information and Communication Sciences, students were required to compete in what is known as the Accenture Challenge. Each year a team of CICS alumni from Accenture, one of the world’s leading consulting firms, return to campus to host a competition in which the alumni pose as a mock company and issue a realistic Request for Proposal (RFP). Teams must then present their ideas to a panel of judges who determine the four best…

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