Video Labs: Chapter #18-The Digital Enterprise

What is ERP? (Enterprise Resource Planning)


ERP Systems facilitate information flow between all business functions and manage connections to outside stakeholders. This video does an excellent job of explaining in a creative and entertaining way some of the many uses of an ERP System by a business organization. Regardless of their major, all business students upon joining the labor force will use an ERP System or will interact with one. Run Time: 5:56

Who Invented the Internet? And Why?


This video presents a fascinating summary of the invention of the Internet. As discussed in chapter 18, the Internet has changed forever the way we share information and constitutes one of the pillars of digital enterprises. The origins of the Internet date back to research and development commissioned by the governments of the United States, the United Kingdom, and France in the 1960s to build robust, fault‐tolerant communication via computer networks. Run Time: 6:32

UPS Tests Residential Delivery via Drone


These videos demonstrates the use by UPS of a multi-rotor drone called an octocopter to deliver a package from the top of a delivery van to a home in a rural area. After delivery, the drove returns to the van which had moved to a new location. Run Times: 1:42/3:07

Augmented Reality


These videos introduce the concept of augmented reality, compare virtual reality to augmented reality, and explain potential uses of augmented reality in a variety of settings. Augmented reality will become a key competitive strategy to be pursued by digital enterprises. Run Times: 4:27/2:21

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What is Bitcoin?

Launched in 2009, Bitcoin has become the most successful form of digital cash. This video provides a basic explanation of regular money and of Bitcoin.  Run Time: 12:48

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Inside America’s Food Supply Chain Under COVID-19

Under the Covid-19 pandemic, America’s food supply chain is experiencing disruption. Because it relies predominantly on human labor, the food supply chain is at risk because its workers are at risk. In this video we will take a look inside the different parts of the food
supply chain  that have been affected by COVID-19. Run Time: 6:43

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