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Explanation of Technology and Online Contracts

Online contracts are evolving just as fast as technology. Technology is posed as an avenue to allow two or more parties to conduct business domestically or globally. Online contracts are just as valid as traditional contracts. The laws governing online contracts remain contentious, resulting in new proposed laws. Online cont

Company's Best Practices and Etiquettes

When it comes to the Internet, nothing is ever really forgotten and everything leaves a trail. This can be good or bad for business. These data trails can be used by companies to find who has been stealing their trade secrets - or to bust you if you are the thief. They can show who is working and who is goofing off. They can tel

Power Distance, Individualism, Collectivism and Teamwork

How does the concepts of power distance and individualism/collectivism impact teamwork? Reference: Hall, Pat, Fernandez-Ramil, Juan (2007). Managing the Software Enterprise Software Engineering and Information Systems in Context. Canada: Thomson Learning. Page 57

technical architecture document for frequent shopper program

I need some help with ideas/information for the following problem: For the items specified in the technical architecture document developed for the Frequent Shopper Program, write a 4-6 page paper describing the following: Quality assurance process and procedures to ensure the functionality and performance requir

Mistakes in Software Engineering

Please see question in the attached file The following table (adapted from McConnell, 1998) shows that mistakes in software engineering can be related to the people, the process, the product and/or the technology. Mistakes in Software Engineering People Related Mistakes Process-Related Mistakes Product-Related Mistakes Te

Examples of software failure

Investigate examples of software failure and see if you can discern any trends. Is the failure-rate getting better or worse? Is any class of system more prone to failure than others -- perhaps government projects, or safety-related systems, or systems where there is a large degree of innovation?

Using Business Technologies

1. Compare and contrast three types of task interdependence. 2. Describe a real-life example of how departments work interdependently in both a manufacturing and service-based organization. 3. Analyze and describe the technologies preferable for each type of task interdependence. 4. Analyze and explain how these tech

Alternative Methods for Completing the Frequent Shopper Program

See attached file. Background: Smith Consulting is a firm that has been contracted to develop the Frequent Shopper Program for Kudler Fine Foods. The student will complete the following individual assignments in Weeks 2-4, in the context of the firm working on the project. Research, write, and provide a proposal of the a

Mobilization and Deployment: Enterprise Architecture Center

The Enterprise Architecture Center has prepared a couple of substantial documents reflecting a fairly detailed vision of what an 'enterprise architecture' for information management might look like, including specific attention to the social as well as technical issues that need to be addressed, and a lot on how the whole thing

Dissertation: Research design, data collection strategies

See attached file. A well-defined research problem points to a method of investigation. For each method, an appropriate data collection technique should be employed. Consider the dissertation problem and its relation to the research methodology and data collection methods employed in the study. Is there an appropriate relatio

Ashford Writing Center: Develop guidelines to insure compliance

Examine the APA and research guides section of the Ashford Writing Center. Discuss at least three guidelines you would use to ensure that that the material you have selected meets Ashford research requirements. Respond to two of your classmates' postings.

Recommendations for software design, hardware, networks

13. Detailed design process and design specifications: Specify separate recommended decisions for software design, hardware, and networks. Include resolution of HCI considerations. 14. Physical model of the system: Illustrate the recommended decisions in information architecture diagrams. 15. Testing process summary: Defin

Shared Workgroup (i.e. Sharepoint, Cloud, etc.)

I need assistance...I need to know how people how people use shared groupwork tools -- any information processing activities involving the joint effort of people separated in time and/or space and sharing their common information "in the cloud". -- perhaps it's based on some earlier experience of your own, perhaps on conversati

Create an original example to illustrate how a consumer could benefit from asymmetric information and how a consumer's decision making could be adversely effected by asymmetric information. The answer should demonstrate a clear understanding of the economic functioning of imperfect information.

Create an original example to illustrate how a consumer could benefit from asymmetric information and how a consumer's decision making could be adversely effected by asymmetric information. The answer should demonstrate a clear understanding of the economic functioning of imperfect information.

Technical Support Sites

One of the biggest problems with keeping information systems running is that they are constantly developing major and minor operating problems. Sometimes we can fix these ourselves by reading the manuals or maybe just kicking the machine. On the other hand, learning to ask for help effectively is one of the big Survival Skills

Sales Management hardware and software available for B2B product

A business-to-business (B2B) company has fifty customers responsible for 80 percent of the company's revenue. All of the customers, including five local and state government agencies, require special face-to-face contacts. Due to the complexity of the new product the company is rolling out, a team-selling approach pairing up

Risk, Return, and Portfolios in the Technology Sector

Suppose that you have a friend who likes to invest in technology stocks. "Sure, they are risky," he says, "but the technology sector can go up over 50% in a year. You will never achieve that kind of return with a diversified portfolio." How would you respond to such a comment?

Analyze Annual Growth in Past Sales and Forecast Next Year

See attached files. Determine the year-to-year percentage annual growth in total net sales. Based only on your answers to question #1, do you think the company achieved its sales goal of +10% annual revenue growth in 2009? Determine the target revenue figure, and explain why you do or do not feel that the company hit its t

Location Based Applications, Systems Development Life Cycle, PowerPoint

What are the benefits and drawbacks of location-based applications for businesses and individual users? What are the six stages of the systems development life cycle. What are other models that contain more than these six stages. What are their similarities and differences? What are the capabilities of Microsoft® PowerPoint®?

Cloud Computing Example

I would say that Cloud computing as a whole is nothing new. I like the definition that some people use which says that it is called the Cloud, because it's made up of smoke and mirrors. The Cloud is, in my opinion, a buzz word for a new take on a tweaked mainframe - thin client type model. What do you think? Please include

Paper on the Risk Factors of Global Communications

In light of the swift accrual of the most advanced global communications technology and the rapid adoption by overseas employee cohorts of technical expertise in global communications, American entities expose themselves to potential risks when they invest in overseas global operations. Purpose The purpose of this analysis i

Implementation and Management Plan for a Wireless Network

Develop an implementation/management plan for a wireless network including defining the organizational problem(s) like organization goals or communication issues that the wireless network will address, departments/key players who will be part of implementation and management of the new technology. What input will be required