Emerging Technologies

Join TAI in a statewide virtual event in recognizing great tech careers here in Iowa.

If you cannot make the Live Event use the registration button below to sign up to receive a recording. This recording will be available one week after the event.

Event Date & Time:

November 18, 2020

1:30 am - 2:00 pm

Service Area:

Information Technology


HS Students enrolled in a computer science, technology course, or interested in the technology field.

State Standards Covered:

  • 1.3 Identify IT organizational structures and roles.

  • 1.4 Describe current trends in technology.

  • 1.5 Discuss and understand challenges and opportunities facing the IT industry.

Example Assessment:

Provide a reflection on the presentation from the small panel conversation. Within your reflection, connect the information shared and compare with your research to provide an evidenced-based response to the following prompts.

  1. How are information technology organizational structures designed? Generate an organizational flow chart to depict reporting structures that make sense.

  2. What are the current trends with technology? Most consumers are aware of the large technology innovators but what are some emerging technologies from smaller organizations?

  3. What are the challenges and the upcoming opportunities emerging in technology? Who is rising to the challenge to overcome the challenges to generate more opportunities?

  4. What are the technology issues facing your community? Are there any organizations willing to tackle those challenging issues? Identify organizations that would make sense to alter their products/services and how they could solve your local technological issues.

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