Term Paper: The paper will cover a topic GOOGLE PROJECT LOON related to the
management of technology, The focus will be on the management of a technology.
The objective of the term paper is to analyze the product
or process in terms of the nine factors influencing optimal timing of market
entry explained on pages 95-99 of the text.
Completed papers will be in 12-point type, double-spaced,
consisting of not less than five nor more than ten pages excluding
illustrations, any cover sheet, and the reference list. The papers will be graded on applicability,
content, flow, and the proper application of APA style and citations.
An annotated bibliography of the
references supporting your paper An annotated bibliography is a list of
citations to references (books, articles, and documents). Each citation is
followed by a brief (usually about 150 words) descriptive and evaluative
paragraph called the annotation. The purpose of the annotation is to inform the
reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited. (Olin and Uris Libraries, Cornell University,
Ithaca NY 14853). Sources will be less
than seven (7) years old.
papers will be in 12-point type, double-spaced, consisting of not less than
five nor more than ten pages excluding illustrations, any cover sheet, and the
reference list. The papers will be
graded on applicability, content, flow, and the proper application of APA style
Paper Presentation: A summary
of your work will be presented in PowerPoint.
This presentation requirement will likely occur before the paper is
due. Students will be allocated up to 15
minutes for their presentation.
TERM PAPER :GOOGLE PROJECT LOON
with comment. 9 Jun 15 BAJ:
as your topic technologies that bring the Internet to rural populations. Don’t spend much time describing the
specifics of each technology. Discuss
how the tech firms will get the job accomplished and the challenges they face.
Google is launching hundreds of helium
balloons into the sky; those balloons are connected to telecommunications
network on the ground. The balloons provide cellular coverage of Internet to
cellphones. They are supposed to deliver Internet access to the 60 percent of
the world population (around 4 billion) ,who live in rural areas, deserts and
forests. The idea is to provide connectivity in areas where telecom operators
are not interested in covering. Google is now ready to launch this new technological
era after working on it for three years to spread economics, social benefits
and connectivity. Google has taken a unique approach to help the world’s
underdeveloped and primitive spots and create a business model on the same time.
Although its seems like a charity project from the first look, there are many
business cases and benefits that will follow; Reaching out for those unknown
customer and getting them online and involving them in this technology world.The
competition is coming from Facebook; they have a similar project using unmanned
planes or space drones to provide the same cellular coverage and connectivity
in what they call the internet.org project. The parallel development came in
the balloons industry in which Google has invested millions producing new breed
of high-tech balloons that could last more months. One of the major problems
for the project was the spectrum on which the balloons will operate on, shall
they buy spectrum or lease from cellular operators. Other problem was how to
keep the balloons longer period of time on the atmosphere covering those