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About the Course

Today organizations are either embracing digital technologies to improve their businesses or being disrupted by entrants with such capabilities. Therefore it is important for managers and executives of all organizations to learn about various technologies and apply them in innovative ways. Some of the most important trends in Information Technology are in mobile, cloud, security, and blockchains. This course gives you an overview of the fundamental technical aspects of Information Technology. After taking this course you will be familiar with the basic knowledge of IT/IS solutions needed to help with decision-making in the real world. We will first learn about issues in cloud computing and various realizations of service-oriented computing. We will then discuss the range of mobile technologies available to modern enterprises and how these can be used to create innovative business models. We will look at cybersecurity threats that organizations need to be aware of and learn about the various defense mechanisms available to them. Finally we will talk about the innovation that emerging technologies like Blockchains can bring about. Using this knowledge of various technologies, IT managers can better overcome technical challenges, evaluate tradeoffs, unlock new revenue streams, and implement change in the organization’s Information systems capabilities....

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Oct 1, 2021

Thanks a lot Respected Sir Soumya Sen, I've gain good knowledge of IT Infrastructures and Information Technology emerging tools, Thanks Coursera, University of Minnesota and Carlson Business School.


Aug 2, 2020

The instructor Soumya Sen is really good. A great course to learn basics of IT infrastructure. The quizzes and assignment were also well designed.

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By Fareedullah

Aug 9, 2019

IN this course i learn about the IT infrastructure and emerging trends now im able to in IT department of any Company . this is amazing and informative course Thank you Coursera and special thanks my teacher soumya sen

By chandra b

Feb 18, 2020

Prof. Soumya Sen's sessions were helpful & got insights on few topics i work now in much broader and deeper sense in terms of applicability, planning & implementation strategy. Thanks!

By Joshua A

Feb 25, 2021

The course itself was very educative......the peer graded assignment portion of the course is however most frustrating and should be scrapped going forward........


Jul 8, 2019

It is a good course and it will be better with latest IT trends.


Aug 27, 2019

Good training course in order to learn IT basic concepts

By Agata P

Sep 20, 2021

very nice, but needs a refresh :)

By Jungmo Y

Nov 20, 2019

can learning different it trends!

By Anwarulla S

Jan 14, 2021

Very good course for beginners.

By Priscila T

May 23, 2020


By mohamedmoetaz b

Mar 17, 2022

i don't have passeport to get my certificate .. and that's shame , now i need to get passeport to get my certificate to feel at least that i made something after giving my time and my effort

By Abdullah K A A

Nov 20, 2021

The course was full on useful information, but the instructor's approach was not suitable for me.