Week 1: business driven technology | business

For this week dialogue, please respond to the prompt stated below. A grading rubric for this assignment can be found in the Grades and Progress section of the main menu. Locate the assignment and click on View Rubric.
Post a message that explains, from your perspective, where information technology, including e-commerce, has been and where it will go in the next five years. In addition, describe from a biblical worldview how businesses can reach and serve their consumers online.  How does information technology and data help improve the day-to-day operations of a business?  Support your post with at least two peer-reviewed scholarly journal references.
Reply to two students and use your research to add to or challenge the findings of your peers.  Support at least one of your responses with at least one peer-reviewed scholarly journal reference.
Your initial response (200-300 words) is due by Thursday night at midnight, with two responses (150-200 words) to classmates’ posts due Sunday at midnight.  To submit your post, click on the link above to access the Community Board page, then click on the Dialogue title/link for this week.  Click on Add Thread to create a space for your post.  Click Submit to make your post available to the rest of the class.  To respond to other students’ threads, click on the Reply button in the bottom left corner inside of a message. 
The initial post is due by Thursday at 11:59 pm, with a response to at least two of your peers by Sunday at 11:59 pm.