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    --What are important considerations for an organization to dispose of old computer equipment?

    --Why is it recommended to establish a formal evaluation criterion when considering the purchase of hardware for the organization?

    --Explain the following in a good paragraph
    Accuracy of data input is important. What method of data input would be best for each of the following situations and explain why:
    Printed questionnaires
    Telephone survey
    Bank checks
    Retail tags
    Long documents

    Convenience and quality of output are important. Explain what method of output would be best for each of the following situations and explain why:
    Hand held computer
    Color photograph
    Resume
    Memorandum
    Statistical report
    Company annual report

    Different types of storage devices are optimal for different situations. Explain what situations are appropriate for the following devices and explain why:
    Hard disk
    Floppy disk
    RAM
    CD ROM
    Tape

    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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    --What are important considerations for an organization to dispose of old computer equipment?
    Answer: Businesses are required to dispose of their old computers properly. Computers disposed of by a business may be regulated as a hazardous waste. Some computers that are donated or sold to scrap dealers and recyclers may end up being improperly disposed. To minimize potential liability, businesses must use due diligence to ensure that their computers are disposed of properly.

    --Why is it recommended to establish a formal evaluation criterion when considering the purchase of hardware for the organization?
    Answer: Every effort should be made in requesting hardware/software items to insure compatibility with existing equipment.

    --Explain the following in a good paragraph
    Accuracy of data input is important. What method ...

    Solution Summary

    Important considerations for an organization to dispose old computer equipment are explained.
    Importance of establishing a formal evaluation criterion when considering the purchase of hardware for the organization is explained. Accuracy of data input is explained for variety of real-world applications.

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