Question For Siddharth

 

Week Four: Databases, Network Applications, and E-Business

 

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Individual

Efficiency and Collaboration Proposal

Resources: Ch. 1 & 2 of Excel® in Microsoft® Office 2010.

 

Scenario: Imagine you are an employee of Party Plates, a company that manufactures decorative paper plates and napkins for special events. Your team has been assigned a new project. The president of your company has tasked you with improving the efficiency of the current information systems used in the sales department, because the current systems are somewhat antiquated.

 

Your organization is currently using Microsoft® Excel® to track all personnel data, but would like to migrate to a relational database like Microsoft® Access®. You have also been tasked with identifying potential collaborative software that may improve internal communications and help streamline some of the work processes for the sales department.

 

Prepare a 350- to 700-word proposal addressing the potential implementation of new information systems in your organization.

 

·         Explain the usefulness of converting data currently held in Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets into a relational database using Microsoft® Access®.

 

·         Describe the benefits of using Microsoft® Access® in the work environment. 

 

·         Include suggestions for the future use of collaborative software and how it can help the sales department improve communications and streamline work processes.

 

Format your proposal consistent with APA guidelines.

DUE 6/23/2013

 

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180

 

 

 

 

 

Week Five: Wireless Technology and Spreadsheets

 

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Objectives

2   

2.1  Describe how wireless technologies are used in the work environment.

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 7of Introduction to Information Systems.

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 8 of Introduction to Information Systems.

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 11 of Introduction to Information Systems.

 

 

Reading

Read Technical Guide 3 of Introduction to Information Systems.

 

 

Reading

Review Ch. 2 of Excel® in Microsoft® Office 2010.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

2 postings on four out of seven days

10

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

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10

CheckPoint

Wireless Technology in the Work Place

Write a 250-word summary describing ways that smart phones that incorporate wireless technologies have changed how business is done.

Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.

DUE 6/28/2013

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30

 

 

 

 

 

Week Six: Wireless Technology and Spreadsheets

 

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3   

3.1  Use spreadsheets in business situations.

 

 

Individual

Wireless Technologies Proposal

Resources: Ch. 1- 2, 7-8, &11 for Excel® in Microsoft® Office 2010.

 

Scenario: The president of Party Plates has requested a new proposal from your team. She would like information on wireless technologies and how they might be used in the organization. 

 

Write a 350- to 700-word proposal discussing wireless technologies.

 

Include the following in your proposal:

 

·         Your recommendation of at least two wireless technologies that would be beneficial to implement in the Party Plates organization

 

·         The pros and cons for incorporating these two wireless technologies in the organization

 

·         A justification for the decision, and the risks of using wireless technologies in the department

 

·         A spreadsheet to track hardware or software requirements of your proposed wireless technologies, including the associated costs

 

Include the following in your spreadsheet using the features of Microsoft® Excel®:

 

·         The SUM function to give a cost estimate of equipment needed

·         The date function

·         An additional math or statistical function of your choice

 

Format your proposal consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Submit your proposal and spreadsheet as instructed by the facilitator.

DUE 7/7/2013

 

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180

 

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