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Project Management

Can you help me with the following: * Describe a situation in which a project was not clearly aligned with business goals. * Was the project successful? Why or why not? * How could the project have been aligned more closely with business goals at the beginning of the project? * Discuss the importance of strategic alignmen

Open Architecture Vendors

Open Architectures: a) discourage vendors from attempting to build products b) enable monopolies to exist c) add complexity to the purchase, setup and proper operation of peripherals from multiple vendors d) simplify the purchase, setup and proper operation of peripherals from multiple vendors e) allow busses to

Assessing Enterprise Networks

Which of the following is NOT one of the main application areas that serve as one of the drivers in determining the design and makeup of enterprise networks? a) Transaction processing b) IP telephony c) Multimedia messaging d) E-business e) Customer relationship management

Appropriate Power Protection

I need help writing a 350 word paper describing what steps need to be considered when choosing the appropriate power protection. What steps need to be taken to protect and organization from power surges and power failures.

People, Technology and Management

Please help me with the following question: Ethical behavior is an important part of a company's culture. Can you enhance it by using IT? Discuss.

Apps and Mobile Phones

Speculate and share your perspective on the factors mobile application developers should consider before deciding to charge or offer free/ad-sponsored products? If you decide to go with ad-support, is this a first release choice or as an update?

Professional Issues in Computing - Discovery of Customer Malfeasance

Consider the following scenario: you are a field engineer for a software company that provides bespoke accounting programs. Your job entails visiting a customer when they report a problem that can not be replicated without the data they use. Many companies are not willing to transfer their financial information to another compan

Professional Issues in Computing - Data Protection

We have seen that protecting our personal data can be an overwhelming task. As many of us are busy, are we able to protect our data? If we are not able to protect our data, and data protection is left to the market, will data protection be possible only for the rich?

Dependency diagrams

Please refer to the attachment for mentioned figures and tables. 1. Given the dependency diagram shown in Figure 1, answer Questions b & c: b. Create a database whose tables are at least in 2NF, showing the dependency diagrams for each table. c. Create a database whose tables are at least in 3NF, showing the dependency di

Project Management Elements of Planning

What are important elements to plan before beginning a project? Cite one or more examples of projects that succeeded or failed based on good or poor planning. What lessons should be learned from these case studies?

The need of software engineering

Hello, Could you please assist in the below questions: 1.What is the appropriate justification for an employee that can be submitted to his/her business line to persuade to accept the study of software engineering? 2.What are the benefits of software engineering that will come back to the business? 3.Do we need softwa

The Testing Procedures for Software

Draft the testing procedures to be used by Groover Consulting whenever they provide software to their clients. The procedures will be used by Groover Consulting to demonstrate that the software they are delivering is reliable, accurate, and fault tolerant. These procedures must be adequate to support both Smith developed softwar

Software Development: Transformation Matrices

2)Write transformation matrices to achieve each of the following 3D transformations? (i) Scale x by 3, y by 0.5 and z by 1 (ii) Undo a translation that has moved an object by 6 units up with respect to the y axis. (iii) Reflect on the z-axis.

Software/System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

What is Software/System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and can we expand or contract the number of phases depending on the particular project? Thanks Solution is attached in word document

Developing an Application for Advanced Calculations

You have been hired by an engineering company to develop software to perform advanced geometric calculation. Your new boss asked you to develop an application that allows engineers to calculate the surface area and the volume of a sphere. For this, you will need to use the following formulas. Surface Area = 4 * p * r2 Volum

Top Management Advantages of an Efficient Information System

Leaps'n'Bounds Inc. is a small but growing family-owned toy company that still relies on old-fashioned accounting and inventory systems. How would you explain to its top management the advantages of an efficient Information Systems and justification of the cost of implementing it?

Geometric calculations

You are hired by an engineering company to develop software that performs advanced geometric calculations. Your new boss asked you to develop an application that allows engineers to calculate the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle. For this, you need to use the Pythagorean theorem. The application should also allow the user t

Basis of normalization principle

The "right" database design can rarely be decided on the basis of normalization principle alone. Do you agree or disagree? Discuss.

Compare and Constrast Linux Commands

Compare and contrast the useradd and adduser commands in Linux. What is their purpose? Which one would you use? What other methods besides using these two commands might you employ to accomplish the same task?

Project Team

If the project team determines that the best alternative is to modify a purchased software package, then the team has several options to consider. What are they? What must the project team take responsibility for in each case?


What is a client/server system? What is a client? What is a server? Why would an organization choose to implement a client/server system?

ERD Entity Relationship Diagram

ERD Entity Relationship Diagram - Visio is the preferred software for the Entity Relationship Diagrams. Your ERD should contain all 11 tables and should clearly flag all Primary keys, foreign keys and cardinality. Your ERD software should show the data types for each field (such as data, number, text etc. I need Primary Keys on

Do not know where to start on this.

Prepare a paper identifying and describing how information systems are used to support the business processes in an organization. You can describe the business processes within your current employer or an organization with which you are familiar. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the information systems you have chosen

Software Licensing

You have just completed your work with the organization from the unit one individual project (insurance agency, financial planning firm, county library) and have been hired by a software company to lend your software licensing expertise. As you are aware a software product license grants individuals the legal right to run or

Convert the following switch statement into if/else if statement:

Switch (choice) { case 1: cout << fixed << showpoint << setprecision(2); break; case 2: case 3: cout << fixed << showpoint << setprecision(4); break; case 4: cout << fixed << showpoint << setprecision(6); break; default: cout << fixed << showpoint << setprecision(8); }

Create forms in Access

I ONLY need help with number 3. Create a form of your own design using a master detail relationship. Please use Access.I have attached my access database. I figured out the first two requirements but I'm stuck in last one.Thanks Here are the requirements Using the database and the data that was loaded in the Registrati

IP Addresses--Study Guide

Please answer the following questions. 1. When a person types in a domain name such as, how is this recognized by the computer as an IP address? How are IP addresses used? 2. Describe an IP address. Describe Class A, B, and C networks. Are a MAC address and an IP address the same thing? What network ser