Disruptive Technologies

  • 11 Courses | 5h 58m 10s
  • 95 Books | 217h 3m
  • 15 Audiobooks | 102h 10m 36s
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Disruptive technologies enable businesses to create new products, services, and customer experiences and to also transform processes to increase efficiency. Learn how cutting edge technologies like blockchain, machine learning, AI, AR, and VR are changing the way business decisions are made across the globe. 


Getting Started with Machine Learning

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    Introduction to Machine Learning
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Getting Started with Machine Learning
Machine learning (ML) is a type of artificial intelligence that's having a profound impact on computing and its uses. Machine learning in business can provide your organization with a competitive edge, now that the use of analytics has become more prevalent. It has the power to transform the ways businesses operate. But often, organizations aren't clear how they can leverage it to help achieve their goals. In this course, you'll learn what machine learning is, its potential benefits, and associated considerations. You'll also learn high-level steps your organization can take to identify opportunities for machine learning, determine their feasibility, and implement machine learning solutions.
7 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Transforming the Workplace Using Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the most important general-purpose technology of the 21st century. Much like electricity at the turn of the 20th century, it has the potential to transform the way businesses and industries operate. This course will help you grasp AI's potential so you can transform your business. You'll learn about AI in business. You’ll examine common cognitive technologies that utilize AI, the effects of its applications in the workplace, and what to consider when identifying AI opportunities and benefits for your business. You'll also learn about some of the ethical considerations, challenges, and risks associated with adopting AI.
7 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Connecting with the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionize the way businesses provide value to their customers. It allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across an existing network infrastructure. In this course, you will learn about IoT in business, its applications, and its challenges. You will also explore how it can help you transform information into value, generate revenue, and better connect with your customers. And you’ll explore its application to customers, organizations, and everyday life.
7 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Using Robots and RPA in the Workplace
With current advances in technology, robots are no longer science fiction. They might well be your coworkers! Robots, whether physical or RPA (robotic process automation) software, are fast becoming an integral part of the workplace. Robots and employees need to work well together to succeed. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of both physical and software robots. You’ll explore how to distinguish between them and how they are being integrated in the workplace. You'll also learn best practices for implementing and managing robots. And you’ll learn the considerations for using physical robots and software robots in the workplace and how to optimize the human-robot relationship.
7 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Preparing for the Additive Manufacturing Revolution
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a revolutionary set of manufacturing technologies. Properly understood and applied, it may have significant benefits for companies and their customers. Incorporating additive manufacturing can revolutionize a company's productivity. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of additive manufacturing, including the seven main techniques for using it, its advantages, and its associated challenges. You'll also get an understanding of the common applications and techniques of additive manufacturing. And case studies will illustrate the various benefits it provides.
7 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
How Blockchain Technology is Transforming Businesses
Just as the Internet revolutionized the way companies do business, digital innovation and blockchain technology are redefining transactions. In fact, blockchain has the potential to provide its own far-reaching business revolution. Perhaps the best-known application of blockchain is bitcoin. But blockchain is much more than that! In this course, you'll learn about cryptograph and blockchain technology, how it changes the way business transactions take place, and the differences between public and private versions. You'll also learn about smart contracts, and how they enable innovation, as well as the key challenges that blockchain technology currently faces. And you'll learn about the trust paradigm and how it’s being used in business today.
7 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Creating Engagement with Virtual Reality
Virtual reality (VR) isn't new, so why all the attention now? Major strides in artificial intelligence and the 3D environment have brought VR renewed attention. In this course, you’ll learn about the characteristics of VR and the  broad range of uses for VR in the business cyberspace. You'll explore the factors affecting a VR participant's sense of presence and how to distinguish between different levels of the immersive environment. Finally, you'll learn about the equipment typically used for both mobile and high-powered VR experiences.
7 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Understanding Augmented Reality in Business
When used effectively, augmented reality, or AR, can transform everything from how an organization trains its workforce to the kind of experience it offers to its customers, and in the process, can improve the bottom line. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics, technical components, and different types of augmented reality. You'll explore the benefits and best practices for using AR to increase business value and identify key considerations when planning AR implementations. Finally, you'll learn to recognize current trends in AR that may yield new opportunities for your organization.
7 videos | 32m has Assessment