SOCDIM – Social Impact of the Computer

At yesterday’s class, we were asked to group ourselves into five and then each group would present a drawing of how technology has affected us. The other groups then would have to interpret the artworks. We drew a scale that looked like this. My partner […]

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SOCDIM – Information Ecology

Last session’s reading was The Best of All Worlds: Information Ecology” by Thomas H. Davenport. Hm. Where have I encountered that name before? In any case, he says if you think holistically about an organization, there are four key attributse of information ecology: Recognition of […]

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SOCDIM – Porter’s Five Forces

This week’s discussion was about Porter’s Five Forces. Basically, it’s about figuring our where power lies in a business situation. The five are: Supplier Power Buyer Power Competitive Rivalry Threat of Substitution Threat of New Entry Well, if you look at these five, you can […]

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