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The ISDT Experience and History: Gary Chapman International School on Digital Transformation

Report on the activities of the Gary Chapman International School on Digital Transformation (ISDT) held in Porto, Portugal each summer from 2009-2011. ISDT was a project of the UT Austin|Portugal Program (CoLab). It was an immersive residential school that brought …  More

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Soft Landing: Indian IT Companies in Monterrey, Mexico

Monterrey, the capital of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, has historically been considered an industrial city. In the last few years, a major shift has begun to propel the region beyond the confines of physical industrialization and transform …  More

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Does It Matter Where IT Workers are Located?

The predominant view in the literature is that cities affect labor productivity because spatial proximity facilitates the transfer of ideas which make workers more productive. We also anticipate that information technology, or IT (both equipment and labor), by facilitating human …  More

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M2M: The Wireless Revolution

Forecast of the economic impact and educational needs associated with M2M technologies in the state of Texas. M2M stands for "machine to machine" and refers to technologies which enable networking or remote access to devices embedded in physical, chemical and …  More

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Catching the Next Wave in the Corridor: The Convergence of Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and Information Technology

Report on strategies for economic development in the Austin-San Antonio corridor based on an anticipated convergence of biotechnology, nanotechnology, and information technology.

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The Efficient Government: Technology Trends and Marketing Strategies in E-government

As defined by the World Bank, "e-government" refers to the use by government agencies of information technologies (such as Wide Area Networks, the Internet, and mobile computing) that can transform their relations with citizens, businesses, and other areas of government. …  More

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Exporting Tech from Texas

From the days when the oil and cattle industries reigned in Texas to the current dominance of the information technology and manufacturing sectors, the state export environment has been historically rich. The second largest exporter in the U.S., Texas accounts …  More

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Sparking Growth and Renewal Through New Products: The Impact of Information Technology

All over the world, companies increasingly depend on new products and services to spark profit growth and renewal of their assets. One of the main challenges facing executives at these companies is how to apply information technology and the Internet …  More

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Synergy for the 21st Century: Between Unstructured Problems and Management Planning Controls

In the plenary address to the INFORMS Dallas Fall 2007 conference for Operations Research and Management Sciences (OR/MS), discusses the synergy between OR/MS and digital technology. Describes historically and prospectively the synergy between OR/MS and new disciplines as well as …  More

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Newer Concepts of Management, Profits, and Profitability: Summaries and New Directions

Forecast of the impact of new information technologies on management in the period 1971-1990. Summarizes and extends three studies commissioned by the Conference Board in 1970.

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