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Business intelligence: decision locus and political hotbed

Like many things in information technology management, business intelligence is typically implemented in the form of a "project" -- that is, a special kind of organizational arrangement set up to do certain specific things over a specific period of time, as opposed to a regular and ongoing part of the organizational structure. I

Information networks - decision locus and political hotbed

In this module's case, you're going to explore some of what passes for conventional wisdom in the domain of business intelligence application, probably noting in passing that first, much of the advice may be contradictory although delivered with great passion and enthusiasm, and second, most of it manages to avoid any real confr

Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) strategic measures for defining the ethcal practices and behaviors within the desired discipline for operating in a proficient manner.

Business ethics are one challenge of any organization or professional organization. Within health care information technology concentration, analyze how and why ethical practices and behaviors are critical to your discipline and to the success of organizations. Justify your response in detail comparing and contrasting three (3

Cloud Computing and Web 2.0

Explain the business uses of cloud computing and Web 2.0 in 500-1000 words, APA style. Explain cloud computing and Web 2.0, explain how organizations use these tools, describe the technology required to use these tools, and discuss the pros and cons of each.

Keeping Information Secure

Explore ways an organization can keep its information secure. In 250+ words, APA style, explain what you would do as a CIO of an organization to keep your organizations IS secure.

Java Program to Print Personal Details

Deliverable Length: Java code with comments and the class file. Details: Prepare a program that displays information about bank account information. This program should print out your full name, address, city, state and zip code. It should be followed by a fictitious account number and balance. Present this information in t

Importance of Strong Software Architecture

In order to build solid software, it must have a strong foundation. This is where software architecture comes in. Answer the following: - What is software architecture? - What role do software architects play in the IT industry? - Find an example you like of software architecture role. Summarize your example. - Does th

Bottom-Up and Top-Down Budgets

Bottom-up and top-down are the two traditional approaches to estimating project budgets. Contrast the strengths of bottom-up and top-down approaches to project budgeting.

Prototyping Methodology

Briefly describe the steps of a pure prototyping methodology as an alternative to an SDLC approach. Which disadvantages of an SDLC methodology are addressed by a prototyping approach? (250 words)

Expert Systems Question

Please provide a detailed definition of expert systems and emphasize what they are used for. Describe some examples in which expert systems are being used to assist decision makers.

Information Technology - Modem, DSL, Cable, and Satellite

Compare and contrast several different ways to access the Internet, i.e. using a modem, DSL, a cable modem, and satellite. Identify which of these access mechanisms is the most popular today, and identify which will be most widely used five to ten years from now, explaining why you hypothesize this outcome.

Standard Protocols and Reference Models

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using standard protocols and reference models such as the Open Systems Interconnection? Identify at least three of each.

Case Study: Keeping the Cloud Computing Mastermind Happy

Guidelines for Action and Skill Development Chapter 5: Contingency and Situational Leadership "Keeping the Cloud Computing Mastermind Happy" Page 163 Imagine that you are on the Google board of directors. Evaluate the above case study and report back to your fellow board members. Activities: 1. Read the Chapter 5 Lead

Utilizing technology

As a sales manager, the best tools you can offer a sales professional is something that will help them be more productive. Working smarter, not harder is critical for a sales professional to be more effective and efficient and to increase overall success. With that in mind, any tools you can provide them to aid in their daily ac

Functional Systems: Examining the Lynx Company

The Lynx Company uses a functional system as their sales system. It takes the orders from their salesmen in the field, processes those orders in the office, sends the information to accounting, and distributes the orders to the warehouse for picking and delivery. The system has been a great success for The Lynx Company. Writ

Cross-Functional System

The Clambake Case: The Clambake Company has been providing seafood to the northeast region of the United States for over 30 years. They started as a small family business and have grown to more than 30 employees. They first installed a small accounting system to take care of their finances, payroll, and tax reporting. About s

Defining Data Relationships

Defining data relationships is an important process during the database design. Discuss the following: - Why do you think relationships are important in database design? - Provide an example of defining relationships between two tables. - Support your thoughts with examples.

Web Site Evaluation Criteria

Please see the attached file and provide the responses back in a Word doc ONLY. Web Site Evaluation Criteria 1. Research the web/literature for a set of criteria for evaluating Web sites. Based on your research, prepare a list of criteria that you will use to evaluate web sites. 2. Identify two web sites - one that you t

Cloud Computing System

Please provide a one paragraph response for each question along with references if applicable. Please provide the responses back in a Word doc ONLY. 1. How does use cloud computing? Define the Cloud Computing delivery models and services provided by 2. What kinds of business could bene

From Desktop to Laptop Over 200 word essay with reference.

Your organization has recently become wireless and is considering a proposal to replace all desktop computers with laptops so that employees could take their laptops to meetings, conferences, home (at night or during weekends), and when they are traveling. Furthermore, the organization is considering installing an RFID tag on al

Technology Implementation Problem

I need assistance in preparing a 1,050 word response detailing how a new technology system (specific, not a general overview: i.e.: rolling out of Window 7, implementing everyone using a Blackberry, changing to MAC OS) should be implemented or introduced to a company. Include your recommendations as if you were the manager in ch

Creating Queries from Woodcraft Database

For purposes of this discussion, assume that Woodcraft is an online store that sells wooden craft kits to churches, scouting organizations, and other groups that need crafts for children. Save Woodcraft's database to your computer or space in our iLab environment. a. What kinds of queries would be useful to Woodcraft, assum