CS 504 Green IT and CS 633 Distributed Software Development and Management

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MET CS 504 Green Information Technology

Offered on Monday nights from 6-9 pm at the Charles River Campus

Description: This course empowers students to reduce the energy use, waste, and other environmental impacts of IT systems while reducing life cycle costs, thereby improving competitive advantage.  Students learn how to measure computer power usage, minimize power usage, procure sustainable hardware, design green data centers, recycle computer equipment, configure computers to minimize power, use virtualization to reduce the number of servers, and other green technologies. Students also learn how to make green IT an integral part of organizational culture and planning, to foster long-term sustainable information technology. The course is executed through a combination of lectures, guest lectures, field trips, assignments, labs, case studies, and a term project. 4 credits.

 MET CS 633 Distributed Software Development and Management

Offered on Tuesday nights in the eLive and on campus formats at the Charles River Campus

Description: This course prepares students to justify, lead, participate in, and maintain geographically distributed development (GDD) projects. Students study the technical and business implications of GDD. They also work in geographically dispersed teams to produce documented applications. No programming background is required. 4 credits.

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