Higher Education


Emerging Technologies for Effective Management

Author(s): Rahul Dubey

ISBN: 9789355735546

1st Edition

Copyright: 2023

India Release: 2022


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 240

Trim Size: 241 × 155 mm

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Technology has evolved immensely in the last two decades. The growth of the Internet, wireless communication, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, AI-based analytics, and visualization technologies have all contributed to the way business processes are evolving and being carried out. The objective of this course is to give an overview and the business applications of the latest technologies such as Big data analytics, Cloud computing, Blockchain, Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), IOT & IIOT, and both Augmented and Virtual realities. This book takes you on a journey of how contemporary technology can be used for business processes. It is possible to harness these technologies with/ by calling a few simple software functions.

  • This text provides a bird's-eye view of a plethora of emerging technologies and their relevance to modern-day business. 
  • Readers can understand the basics of and existing and potential applications of these technologies.
  • Understanding how these technologies fit together in a business framework
  • Prepares the student or professional alike to explore further and put these technologies to use with simple architectures for particular use cases.

Online Material

Cengage Digital App includes: further readings, relevant videos, and real-world cases.

1: Introduction to Emerging Technologies

and Its Applications to Business

2: Big Data Overview and Analysis

3: Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial

Internet of Things (IIoT)

4: Overview of Cloud

Computing Services

5: Basics of Blockchain

6: Introduction to AI

7: Basics of Machine Learning

8: Deep Neural Networks

9: Text Analytics Using AI

10: AI Learning Techniques

11: Applying AI

12. Visualisation Techniques

13. Computer vision using AI

14. Edge Computing and IoT

15. Intelligent Sensors

16. Drones and Robotics for Business

17. Cybersecurity for Business

18. Exploring Technologies using Code

  • A: Programming in Python—Quick 
  • Overview

Rahul Dubey, PhD, is a technical staff at a global training solutions company. Previously, he was a technical instructor at an electric car company in California.  He possesses a mix of academic and industrial experience. For a decade, Dr Dubey worked as faculty at an information and communication technology institute in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, where he taught courses on embedded systems and field programmable gate arrays. Prior to moving to academics, he was applications engineer for factory automation, where he architected control systems using variable speed motor drives and programmable logic controllers.