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Discussion on IT Applications and Groupware

You are to visit one wiki site that allows you to create your own wikis. This is an example: http://pbwiki.com/. In this site, you can create your own wiki. Other similar sites are the following: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_wiki_software. If for some reason you cannot create your own wiki, you can also look fo

Computer Forensics

Q1) Digital evidence refers to digital data that is able to establish a crime has been committed, can provide a link between a crime and its victim, or can provide a link between a crime and the perpetrator. Source: Carrier & Spafford, 2003, "Getting physical with the digital investigation process" Describe further based

Politics of Information

By "politics", we mean here the processes by which scarce resources are allocated and distributed. For example, information systems can be as simple as a spreadsheet used to keep track of a budget or as complex as a system to track battlefield information in a war zone. What is your experience(s) with some of the "Politics of In

Management Information Systems: Information and Organization

The flows of communication and information are critical to the effective operation of an organization, and if they don't flow effectively, things don't get done, or get done badly. This would suggest that the structure of the organization should be set up to maximally encourage information flows, and that IT organization should

Too Much Information

Technology can give us answers as fast as we can type. It can also vastly increase communication instantly - both within an organization and from company to company. Knowledge, as they say, wants to be free -- but if it's knowledge that your company plans to sell, or that concerns something that they want to sell, "free" may not

ISO 9000 Standards in Processes or Software Systems

- Use the ISO Web site, and other Web resources to identify a situation where ISO 9000 standards have been employed to upgrade processes or software systems. Identify the benefits of using ISO 9000 in the situation. Answer the following questions: - Why it is critical for employees to stay in compliance with ISO standards

Edmund Enterprises recently made a large investment to upgrade its technology. Although these improvements won't have much of an impact on performance in the short run, they are expected to reduce future cost significantly. What impact will this investment have on Edmund Enterprise's earnings per share this year? What impact might this investment have on the company's intrinsic value and stock price?

Edmund Enterprises recently made a large investment to upgrade its technology. Although these improvements won't have much of an impact on performance in the short run, they are expected to reduce future cost significantly. What impact will this investment have on Edmund Enterprise's earnings per share this year? What impact mig

HRIS: Benefits in large organization; goal of implementing HR technology

What are the benefits and challenges of using an HRIS in a large organization? How do these benefits and challenges change when using an HRIS in a small organization? What is the goal of implementing HR technology, such as HR portals or HR software? How can these goals and objectives be accomplished? What are some challenges

Focus on Technology

Focus on Technology Have you ever gone phishing? Probably not, but the Internet enables unscrupulous individuals to phish for your personal information. This and other types of attacks aimed at stealing your identity or your money are called "social engineering." Social engineering is remake of an old-fashioned con game that

Production Technology

Conduct research on the Internet, and choose one type of advancement in production technology. In a PowerPoint presentation, discuss the advancement in terms of how it is used, why it is used, and when it became a used production method. Additionally, discuss which organizations are using this production technology and what ben

Use the POM software to solve an MRP problem.

The purpose of this simulation project is to provide the individual an opportunity to use the POM software to solve an MRP problem. POM Software: For this part of the project, you will need to use the POM software: 1. Launch the POM software and from the main menu choose Module-> Materials Resource Planning 2. Program the M

Spreadsheet Application: Tracking Frequent Flier Mileage (Excel Problem)

You have recently landed a part-time job as a business analyst for Campus Travel. In your first meeting, the operations manager learned that you are taking an introduction MIS class. As the manager is not very proficient in using office software tools, he is doing all frequent flier mileage in two separate Excel worksheets. One

Analyzing Server Traffic, Bandwidth, and Traffic

See attached file. Campus Travel has recently found that its Internet connections between offices are becoming slow, especially during certain periods of the day. Since all the online traffic is maintained by another company, an increase in capacity requires a formal approval from the general manager. The IS manager has propo

A Day in the Life of a US Software Engineer in 2006

Imagine you are a U.S. software engineer living in 2006. Start off by describing yourself and your family. Explain the city in the United States where you reside and when your family migrated to the United What do you eat every day? What and where do you usually buy groceries and other household articles? What do you do fo

Strategies for Avoiding Cyber Attacks

Discuss: As the following is one of the Core Defense Mechanisms: "Handling attackers to ensure that the application behaves appropriately when being directly targeted, taking suitable defensive and offensive measures to frustrate the attacker" Apps must handle and react to attacks in controlled way such as: - Handling error

Identify organizations and describe the purpose of each.

Explore the Web and identify professional organizations that are devoted to database management, data mining, data warehousing and knowledge management. Make a list of these organizations and describe in one paragraph the purpose of each.

Discuss One Type of Advancement in Production Technology

Conduct research on the Internet and choose one type of advancement in production technology and discuss the advancement in terms of how it is used, why it is used, and when it became a used production method. Additionally, discuss which organizations are using this production technology and what benefits they may reap from its

Case Study Infosys Technologies

I need help with the attached case study. The questions 1, 2 & 3. APA format - about 2,000 words. 6 references. It is due next Monday - So if you could help by Sunday night that would be great. On the third page - I am to refer to figure 10.18 in the paper.