How Coronavirus and COVID-19 are impacting global businesses and technologies.

#GlobalTechnologyNews. Major Smartphone Trade Show Canceled In Barcelona, Spain Amid Coronavirus Concerns. One of the world’s biggest trade shows has been cancelled as mounting concerns over the coronavirus outbreak ripple across the business world.
Organizers called off the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, after big-name participants pulled out.
The annual conference, scheduled to kick off on Feb. 24, is a marquee event for the city of Barcelona and for the mobile phone industry. It typically attracts more than 100,000 attendees each year who come to check out the latest in smartphone technology. #COVID19 #CoronaVirushttps://www.npr.org/2020/02/12/805389763/major-smartphone-trade-show-canceled-amid-coronavirus-concerns

How are #Coronavirus and COVID-19 impacting global businesses and technologies? How are they impacting your industry and workplace?

We normally #CurrentEvents events and discussions to Management and IT courses.

GLN link: https://globallearningnews.wordpress.com/2020/02/13/how-coronavirus-and-covid-19-are-impacting-global-businesses-and-technologies/

Current News: When Is 5G Coming to the US? (Updated for 2019)

When Is 5G Coming to the US? (Updated for 2019). 5G isn’t yet widely available, but it’s coming! Spain started 5G service in selected cities.

Photo by NASA on Unsplash

5G provides an infrastructure that will change the way you live, supporting faster mobile connections so that you can stream smoother movies, upload videos quicker, and connect more of your devices to the internet with less delays.

Read full report: https://www.lifewire.com/5g-availability-us-4155914

Discussion: How 5G services are going to impact your workplace? What are the benefits?

How to Connect Global Management Courses with the Sustainable Development Goals / Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche / #My4SDGs #GLOBE4SDGs

How to connect specific Sustainable Development Goals (#My4SDGs) to specific courses in Global Management. #SDG4 Quality Education with Management Theory and Practice, #SDG7 Affordable and Clean energy with International Business Management, #SDG9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure with Management of Information Systems, and #SDG11 Sustainable Cities and Communities with Strategic Management & Decision Making.
Video goes outside the classroom to explain how to organize other sets of SDGs including Environmental, Community, Social, and Partnerships to start measuring individual actions toward specific SDGs. It includes outdoors learning activities, #Scouts4SDGs, #TEDxFSCJLearningAdventures and GLOBE Global Learning Opportunities Building Engagement #GLOBE4SDGs.
Links: Global Learning News (http://www.globallearningnews.com)
Dr. Lepervanche Global Learning (http://www.lepervanche.org)
Outdoors University (http://www.outdoorsuniversity.com)
Scouting Adventures (http://www.scoutingadventures.org)
Global Learning Adventures (http://www.globallearningadventures.org)

Recycling Bins Teach People How to Recycle | Charlotte Douglas International Airport | #GlobalRecyclingBins

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Recycling bins that teach people how to recycle. @cltairport in Charlotte, North Caroline.

Follow #GlobalLearningNews via @flipboard. See @drlepervanche photo collection of #globalrecyclingbins and #extremerecycling#extremerecyclingbins in many countries. #recycle #recycling#drlepervanche_recycling

 

Current Events: China Hits Back On Trade Dispute, Slapping Tariffs On 128 U.S. Products | International Business Management

Imported nuts from the United States are displayed for sale at a supermarket in Beijing on Monday. China raised import duties on U.S. pork, fruit and other products Monday.

Andy Wong/AP

China announced late Sunday that it would retaliate for the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum by imposing its own import charges on a list of 128 U.S. goods, including agricultural products ranging from fruit to frozen pork.

NPR Breaking News

USA added tariffs to still and aluminum products. China is reacting. What will be the impact in our production and consumers?

Dr. Lepervanche Global Learning News – Flipboard

5 Things We Know About the People Who Live Longest by Megan Wildhood — YES! Magazine

My Fellow Unhealthy Americans. Read and Act. ==> Despite spending much more on health care, Americans are sicker than people in other wealthy countries, with illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and stroke on the rise. So are “despair deaths” from drugs, alcohol, and suicide, according to researchers, with social isolation, poverty, and addiction laying the groundwork.

via 5 Things We Know About the People Who Live Longest by Megan Wildhood — YES! Magazine

Episode 1 | Following the Digital Thread: Revolutionizing Supply Chains | MITSMR

Episode 1 | Following the Digital Thread: Revolutionizing Supply Chains | MITSMR

#DigitalThread #SupplyChain #MITSloan ==> As digital technologies grow more sophisticated and data proliferates, manufacturers have an opportunity to transform how they make things through an emerging technology called the digital thread.

In Part 1 of our eight-part video series, we explore the real power of the digital thread, which lies not just in a “cradle-to-grave” virtual rendering of the manufacturing process, but also in the possibility of taking the lessons learned from analyzing product performance and applying them to future generations of the manufacturing process and product design.

Courses: Management of Information Systems, Selected Topics In Management