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    Assignment: Prepare a paper explaining the following. The paper's format is NOT to be one-line sentence defined terms. The format will be on how the terms are used in business.

    ? Accuracy of data input is important. What method of data would be best for each of the following situation and explain why.
    ? Use APA formatting; provide citation and list your references.

    The text reading does not provide a direct answer; rather you will have to "figure out on your own"

    1. For Example, people reading in Bank checks may use a Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) Device as described in the text. A special scanning device called an optical data reader can also be used to scan documents (describe in our text) may be considered to read the data from the printer questionnaires

    ? Printed Questionnaires
    ? Telephone Survey
    ? Bank Checks
    ? Retail Tags
    ? Long Documents

    2. Convenience and quality of output are important. Explain what method of output would be best for each of the following situation and explain why.

    ? Hand held computer
    ? Color photograph
    ? Resume
    ? Memorandum
    ? Statistical Report
    ? Company Annual Reports

    3. Different types of storage devices are optimal for different situations. Explains what situations are appropriate for the following devices and explain why:

    ? Hard Disk
    ? Floppy disk
    ? RAM
    ? CD ROM
    ? Tape
    ? Flash or Jump Drive

    4. Explain the role of each of the following in determining the speed of a computer:

    ? RAM
    ? Clock Speed
    ? Data on hard disk
    ? Data on CD ROM
    ? Data on Floppy Disk

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1442 words with references.

    // Before getting aware of the methods of output, it is essential to know about what are the usages of Printed Questionnaires, Telephone survey, Bank Checks, Retail Tags and Bank Documents. Thus, there is a short introduction of the topic which defines all of these terms: //

    Printed Questionnaires: Optical market reader will be the most appropriate method of data input for printed questionnaire. This device will scan questionnaire answers or marks to provide precise the data.

    Telephone Survey: A survey is basically a collection of information from people or knowledgeable source. As the surveys are conducted among various source, thus for the analysis of information, a voice detection machine can be used. This machine will help in translating the voice message into text.

    Bank Checks: There is a small magnetic strip inside the bank checks. This helps in reading all the information present on the strip after they are scanned. Thus, the usage of magnetic ink strip reader is the most suitable method for infixing bank checks. Through this the user can get all the relevant information regarding his account.

    Retail Tags: With the help of a barcode scanner, cashier can easily insert retail tags. Through this cashier can quickly and precisely ring the customer item without entering the numbers.

    Long Documents: With the help of photo scanner, long documents can be infixed. The pages can be easily copied with this kind of scanner. Each page can be scanned by the scanner to complete this procedure (O'Brien, 1990).

    // Moving on, now we will describe the methods of output of Hand Held Computer, Color Photograph, Resume, Memorandum, Statistical report, Company Annual Reports. //

    Hand Held Computer: This technique has created a revolution in the mobile world. These devices provide stock trading, viewing of spreadsheet, email facility, document formation and also it is used as a phone. The finest and the most widely used method of output is visual output. It appears to be effective when receiving ...

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1442 words with references