Corporations, Globalization and Technology (the Business World)

Kevin Roberts T&T (USC)
Corporations, Globalization and Technology (The Business World)
My topic “Corporations, Globalization and Technology (The Business World)” was chosen to highlight a direction chosen by large scale corporations, and how technology plays a role as an architect in the businessworld today.
We all know what businesses are, and what globalization is, more so the word technology is now a house hold name in the twenty-first century, but for the sake of those who may not know, I would shed a little light on the two terms. Globalization in a short and simple manner can be defined as the process of market expansion across borders and territories, where a company from Trinidad can produce products in China and sell them in Brazil or a Construction company from Barbados can employ Chinese workers to construct a Tower in Trinidad. Technology is a broad term that refers both to artifacts created by humans, such as machines, and the methods used to create those artifacts. More broadly, technology can be used to refer to a way of doing something or a means of organization. When the word “technology” is used today, it is most often used to refer to high technology: computers, databases, rockets etc. rather than technology in general. I am going to attempt to expose how “Technology”, in this case the uses of Computers, Networks and Databases aid in the achievement of day to day goals of the Business world.
Many might say that is amassing, but what about the Globalization part, how does technology help to play a part in that sense. Well keep looking at databases is what I would say. If I were asked this question I would introduce the topic of Distributed Database Management Systems“DDBMS”. How does it help with globalization you may ask, well the answer is simple once you get the understanding of the concept. DDBMS are software for managing databases stored on multiple computers on a network known as “distributed...