Case Study : National Courier Company picks up and delivers packages across the country and, through its relationships with couriers in other countries, privdes international package delivery services. Each afternoon couriers pick up packages, The late afternoon, the packages are returned to the couriers's terminal, where th
Problem: Experiment with alternative web browsers and compare their utility and features. Compare the performance of your most commonly used browser, whatever it might be, to at least two others that you can either download or access directly online, in terms of the way they perform on several basic kinds of Internet tasks. What is your experiences with the different browsers, identifying any differences you detect, your overall assessments of their respective utilities, and what you may have learned from them.
Problem: Experiment with alternative web browsers and compare their utility and features. Compare the performance of your most commonly used browser, whatever it might be, to at least two others that you can either download or access directly online, in terms of the way they perform on several basic kinds of Internet tasks.
REAL WORLD CASE 3 Acxiom Corp. has always been good at managing data .Lots of data. By its own estimate, Acxiom manages more than 20 billion customer and prospect records. "We do three things really well," claims Alex Dietz, who is referred to internally as the "products and infrastructure technology leader" and functions as A
visit the web site for PC Magazine, http://www.pcmag.com/ Examine some of the materials available. Read a couple of the articles. Follow up on some of the links. In general, try to understand why the site is organized as is, what the purpose for making this available is, what its value might be to either a corporate staf
Assume that you have been asked to consult for a company that has branch offices in four continents. You have implemented a management information system that will enable its managers to exchange information about various company activities in the areas of marketing, sales, HR, finance, and administration. As part of the impleme
Today, many data analysis tools are available to provide assistance to fraud examiners when searching for possible fraudulent activities within a company. Visit the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' Web site (http://www.acfe.com) and list some of the computer-aided data analysis tools and services available to fraud exam
Scenario: Your consulting firm has been hired to implement a computer network for health care delivery to allow for coordination of care. The medical group is comprised of over 280 physicians that serve over 40 locations. The medical group will need the capability for information to be shared across different health care sett
The assignment revolves around the issue of how an organization's workspace both shapes and is shaped by the information technology choices that the organization makes. To focus your thoughts on this question, please read the following article: Mary Colette Wallace (2000) Complexity of New Office Designs: Thinking Through You
Values: What types of factors must be evaluated in order for a company to decide whether or not adding new technology truly adds value? Risk: Is it risky for a company to introduce new technology into its processes if its customers are happy with the current processes? Success: What are some examples of where bus
Assume a year passed and XYZ software Co. has improve its security. Using the following table, calculate the SLE, ARO, and the ALE for each category listed. 1.Programer Mistakes Cost per incident =$5000 Frequency of ocurrence = 1 per month cost of control= $20,000 type of control = training 2.Loss of intellectual
Read the article by Palmisano, S.J. (2006) 'The Globally Integrated Enterprise, Foreign Affairs, 85 (3) pp.127-136. Please answer these questions: -Identify the significant developments that are occurring related to global integration. -What implications does this have for the technology that an organization might have
2. The role of Mission and Vision and whether or not the privacy issue is in congruence with the mission and vision. For example, if an organization states that its greatest asset are its employees then the current tenor of the Privacy policies is an anathema to that view. 3. Is there any real proof from the organ
How does Verizon's Technology cause the organization to move from their present state to a desired future state in order to increase their effectiveness (e.g., human resources, functional business resources, technological capability, organizational abilities)-
Relevant Costs and Benefit Cincinnati Flow Technology (CFT) has purchased 10,000 pumps annually from Kobec, Inc. Because the price keeps increasing and reached $102.00 per unit last year, CFT's management has asked for an estimate of the cost of manufacturing the pump in CFT's facilities. CFT makes stampings and castings a
Why, in your opinion did the term web 2.0 emerge? What is the difference in the way the web is used today from the 1.0 world?
Discuss: Fatal or near-fatal flaws I've found in the EAC document, given what I now know about organizational information management. Details are given in 4-5 pages.
Review three articles all of which play this theme in varying degrees. As you read them, think about your own organization, and how the advice being given would work out in your shop. Perhaps you've had some experience with implementing new information technology systems, and have seen firsthand many of these issues arise to cre
Assume that you are a very innovative and creative person and have just thought of a great business idea. Now, to convert the business idea to actual business profits, you have to set up an office that will run your business. Since your business idea has really took off, your business office will need to have all the usual p
Identify one form of technology that you have been using frequently for at least one year. Examples include phones, computers, social networking sites, software applications, etc. How has this tool been useful to you at school, work, and home? Are there any drawbacks to using this tool? How have new technologies been helpful to
The Triad Insurance Company of Indianapolis, Indiana experienced a meteoric rise since its inception in 2005. It has grown from a mom-and-pop operation to a sizeable enterprise: the number of employees has grown from two to 584 in under five years. This rapid growth has brought significant success for TICI, but it has also brou
For this case you should really try to have some fun with the readings and additional research to discuss all the wonderful progress going on with respect to technology advances and how they improve the efficiency of global logistics. After you have read all the background articles and other more up-to-date references, write a
Fearless Furniture Manufacturing (FFM) has been manufacturing furniture for the home for over 30 years. George Fearless, the owner, has decided he would like to manufacture an executive desk that contains space for not only a laptop dock but also an MP3 player dock. Based on his experience with furniture, he believes the desk will be a popular item for 4 years, and then will be obsolete because technology will have changed again.
Fearless Furniture Manufacturing (FFM) has been manufacturing furniture for the home for over 30 years. George Fearless, the owner, has decided he would like to manufacture an executive desk that contains space for not only a laptop dock but also an MP3 player dock. Based on his experience with furniture, he believes the desk
Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles about elements of computer security.
Discuss 3 operating systems that can be used in health care delivery. Your discussion should include descriptions of at least 3 operating systems such as, but not limited to, the following: Windows Unix MAC OS What benefits does one provide over the other? What pitfalls must the professional be aware of?
How will social media and the Internet induce business?
I need a problem that could be solved by creating a database in Access and then creating relationships and running queries in that database. Something like the problem below: Tony Gambino just recently opened a new casino in Happyville and has been making a great deal of money from the casual gamblers and the day-trippers. Ho
Provide basic research on Iphone and how it relates to the Apple's business model (high level). There has to be a special concentration on limitations of Iphone and the possible solutions to these limitations. The format should be as follows: Problem Statement Challenges and Opportunities Business Solution Lessons
The RIAA asserts that downloading copyrighted music on the Internet without paying for it is stealing, but lots of people are doing it. Is this ethical? Why or why not? If this is not ethical, why are so many people doing it?
What precautions should an individual take to reduce the danger of identity theft? Explain how a "cookie" works. What are the advantages and disadvantages to you?
Some say that since a song is already posted on the Internet it is okay for me to take it without buying it. Do you agree or disagree? What good are patents and what rights do they actually give you? Where do you draw the line between internal computer monitoring and the right to privacy for workers? Is ethics education e