Computer-Based Decision Support System and Managerial Purposes

A computer-based Decision Support System (CDSS) for Business Intelligence has yielded a significant impact on the administrative setup and decision-making capacity of several businesses. As machines have been in use to monitor the performance of inventories and have provided support of the highest level to engineers and technicians in the...

802.11n Wi-Fi Technology and the 802.11g Wi-Fi Technology: Differences

The Wireless Fidelity is normally known as Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi is a very popular and known technology these days and is about IEEE 802.11b wireless networking which is very common, appreciated and is highly in use. The Wi-Fi technology connects two or more than two Wi-Fi-compatible devices without any physical connection....

Telecommunications Industry: The Advent of VoIP

Introduction The paper described here is a theoretical research paper on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). “VoIP is a revolutionary technology that has the potential to completely rework the world’s phone systems.” (Valdes & Roos, 2010, para.3). It can be defined as a technology that enables Internet users to communicate...

The development of Operating Systems

A majority of the operating systems today for both servers and mainframes trace back to third-generation computer systems. Such significant concepts as multiprogramming, sequential process, virtual memory, hierarchical file systems, and timesharing were introduced by these systems. Such concepts have been instrumental in enhancing the utilization and throughput of the...

Cyber Warfare: The Threat Is Real

Introduction Cyber threat occurs when a person tries to access a control system, device or network using prohibited communication pathways. This could be a person working from within an organization or from a remote location through the internet. These threats can come from different groups of people. These groups can...

Port Scans and Ping Sweeps: an Issue of Concern

Many companies depend on network communication. This high dependency leads to vulnerability in the information security of an organization. This has been caused by computer crimes such as a break into systems, code bypass, and cyber-terrorism. This insecurity threat to computer systems comes with impacts. This paper will look at...

High-Frequency Electromagnetic Emission and Performance

Abstract The analysis of the High-Frequency proximity Radio Frequency Identification systems appeared to be of great importance for the past three decades; the fact is connected with the technological era dominating modern human life. The paper was focused on the determination of RFID transaction, and some kind of research was...

How Computers Impact Society Today

Introduction The computer is considered the most revolutionary invention of the twentieth century and it appears to be as well. The impact of computer usage can be found in everywhere. From society to business to education, it has impacted, revolutionized and increased the productivity of whatever purpose it has been...

GIS Applications in Army

Introduction New technologies such as GIS – Geographical Information Systems, GPS – Global Positioning Systems, and Remote sensing capability systems are being increasingly used by the defense systems both for war and peaceful purposes. This paper examines the many ways in which these applications are being used by the army...

A Strategic Plan to Increase IT in an Educational Organization

Introduction Information Technology has significant impacts on organizations especially in helping daily operations and meeting targets. The main contributions of information technology to organizations are increased efficiency, effectiveness, and competitiveness. Information technology, for instance, would benefit education organizations in terms of improved communication channels, systematic dissemination of academic materials, effective...

Cloud Computing Security Issues and Case Studies

Abstract The cloud computing services’ impact on the market has been steadily growing in the past decade, and the providers of these technologies are the companies with billions in revenue. More businesses decide to substitute their costly facilities with the cheaper and often more reliable option of cloud technologies. The...

Paperless Concept at Small Organizations

Introduction The modern organizational environment calls for a high degree of digitalization as the progress relies on the deep integration of firms into the business process with the help of technologies. The arrival of new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the global arena has caused the already-established model of...

Cloud Computing Overview and Analysis

Introduction: Key Characteristics of Cloud Computing The information technology (IT) industry is probably the most fast-evolving and life-changing sphere operating in the modern world. With the rapid development of the Internet and IT opportunities, users are receiving more and more possibilities for finding, sharing, and storing data. Cloud computing (CC)...

The Harvard Project Management Simulation Game

Introduction The success of a project mainly relies on the competency of project managers. Project managers are assigned with the duties of planning, managing, organizing, and controlling the available project resources. Organizational challenges or other forms of uncertainty when managing projects mostly exist because of the budget, resources, and time...

Blind Schools: Communication and Education

Introduction Modern technology has changed the day-to-day life for all people on a global scale, but most importantly, it has provided impressive benefits for people who are visually impaired. In-school support devices (adapted learning platforms, mobile apps for better communication) become the most crucial as such a disability greatly interferes...

ABC Construction: Project Management

Projects often face many risks that can stop or slow down an entire process. The client, prime and subcontractors experience challenges that make them vulnerable to other risks mainly due to lack of proper assessment with set strategies. From financial concepts for owners to extensive performance review, prime contractors have...

How Amazon Can Use of It in Overcoming Security Breaches

A lot of organizations are recommended for the observance of data and resource protection from the illegal activities of hackers, accidental human errors, and errors associated with computer faults. The organizations ensure that they have used all applicable measures in reducing the chances of data loss or damage. The measures...

Network Security of Windows and Linux Servers

Introduction Any computer connected to the internet, as well as the computer server, is prone to a virus attack. There are extremely many viruses in circulation which may shut down the computer, delete data on it or even send data from the computer to the virus inventor. This paper discusses...

Technology in Communication Importance

Introduction Communication is an important aspect of the world today. It promotes successive trade and support among nations. In the past, people used to communicate through letters, messengers, and telephone booths which were located in public places. These methods of communication have many challenges; some of them have delays and...

Information Security Control

Introduction The increased use of digital devices like notebook computers, tablets, and smartphones has exposed individuals and organizations to information security risks. Technological development has made it possible for criminals to hack into the network systems of organizations and steal critical information. Thus, institutions require using diverse security control families...

Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web

Introduction Web 1.0 was devoid of the many features that we have seen today where the Web has become a major platform for communication. Web 1.0 was static in nature where a website was used to primarily store data about a company and nothing else. They did not have the...

The Effects of Mobile Phones

Purpose of the study This essay seeks to identify and discuss the consequences that the use of mobile phones has had on society and the health of the users. It is widely believed that the advent of mobile phones has changed human communication while the effects on the health of...

Internet Banking and Its Advantages

Introduction This paper analyses the advantages of internet banking both to the customers and the banking organizations. Globalization and innovation are the major forces driving the global economy; the internet as an element of globalization and innovation has become a popular platform that supports business activities in the global economy....

Project Management Principles

Introduction. Project Objectives Project management principles are generally associated with the aspects of regulating the performance of the employees, involved into the project implementation, and resource management, required for effective allocation of the resources. Hence, the project objectives are closely linked with the necessity to derive the maximum input from...

Fire and Rescue Service: Ethics and Law in the UK

Introduction The Fire Authority wants to join UK’s International search and rescue team. The International search and rescue team has been involved in many rescue missions both at home and abroad. The team responds to emergencies such as earthquakes, flooding, bomb or missile attacks and volcanic eruptions (British Civil Defence,...

Fires: Control and Prevention

Introduction Fire is a hazard that causes damage to both people and property. It can occur anywhere provided the three components that cause it are present. By understanding the causes of fire, it is possible to prevent it from occurring though most of the time it occurs as an emergency...

The Project Resource Management

Introduction Project/program Resource Management Project management can be defined as the process through which resources are planned for, organized and managed to ensure that objectives and goals of a particular project are successfully achieved and that the project is fully completed. A combination of many projects that are mainly interdependent...

Employee Privacy Report due to the Use of Internet

Introduction The use of internet has spread out globally and become more popular with the advancement of technology. Initially only a few people in society could access and use the internet. However due to the innovations in technology and the trend of globalization the use of internet has spread to...

System Software and Systems Programming

Introduction System software is low-level software that generates user interface and enables the computer system communicate with the users and peripherals, they are the files and programs that make up the computer operating system. Kroenke argues that “Debuggers, compilers, assemblers, loaders and linkers” (54) make up the system software, these...

Linux Operating System and Its Use in Organizations

Introduction Linux operating system was developed by Linus Tovalds, when he was a student in the University of Helsinki in Finland. His interest was to develop a system that could exceed the standards of Minux system. His first version called Linux kernel version 0.2 was developed in 1991. However in...

Radio, Need for Entertainment and Impact on Society

Introduction As a starting point, it is worth noting that radio communication came into being as a result of the weaknesses, encountering the intended purpose of wireless communication as other individuals could listen to the conversation. The modes intended for radio technology included the sending of wireless telegraphs and the...

Why More and More Students Are Taking Online Classes

Introduction Conventional education has for a long time now been revered for the role it plays in cementing a strong teacher-learner bond that enhances the learning experience. In this case, the physical presence of both a teacher and the learner in a classroom setting was mandatory. Accordingly, many individuals of...

Is Implementing Information Technology a Competitive Advantage for a Firm?

Companies gain a competitive advantage by incorporating information technology in their business operations. For example, their output is usually expected to be higher compared to those firms which have not implemented information technology in their systems or strategies. Their services are expected to be of higher quality, be more efficient,...

Effects of Technology on Society

Technology is a term that has been used to refer to the new innovations and inventions of the use of the resources that are within us. Technological advancements have great effects on society today. It has allowed many economies to rise up economically and also raised the living status of...

The Historical Role of TCP, IP

Introduction The internet has been developed through the untiring efforts of various computer scientists, engineers, and other experts. Various have been the innovations that have made the internet what it is today. The first thing that happened was way back in the later 1960s. During the 1950s, a new concept...

E-Commerce: Internet and Communication Services

Internet services are the current mode of communication. This is a result of technological advancement. Technology changes have greatly advanced every aspect of humankind. Concerning this, the business world has not been left behind. They too have assimilated these changes in technology. People once used barter trade as a form...

The Strategy Process of Project Management

Project management is one of the important errands one needs to carry out while handling a project. “Project management is a carefully planned and organized effort to accomplish a specific (and usually) one-time objective, for example, construct a building or implement a major new computer system.” (Project management, 2009). The...

Emergency Response to a Road Accident with a Truck

Introduction In this case scenario, I happened to witness and bear testimony to a road accident involving a truck laden with petro-chemicals. The driver apparently was driven at full speed and did not notice a warning on the roads. The vehicle skidded on the wet surface and fell into a...

Computers Must Be Used Responsibly

Technology and computers have become an indispensable aspect of human lives and are a boon to the current generation and population. Computers have become an important source of information and communication in today’s world. They not provide access to innumerable sources of information, but also are a primary means of...

Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial Technology

Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial (DVB-T) is clearly a superior technology for terrestrial television transmissions providing many facilities for a more efficient use of the available radio frequency spectrum which is a clear advancement over the earlier analogue transmissions. DVB-T is the standard issued by DVB consortium for broadcasting digital...

Organizational Philosophies and Technology

Outline This paper discusses how companies use technology to help set and manage ethical standards and guidelines. It further makes an analysis of how technology shapes the work environment or culture of a company. Additionally it discusses the effect of technology on human resource functions and culture and finally it...

Importance of Technology in Education

Over the years there has been great advancement technologically. This has necessitated many organizations to incorporate these new technological innovations in most of their operations to maximize performances. Among the recent technological advancement is computer technology. The new inventions in Information technology have contributed greatly to it being adopted by...

Impacts of Information Systems on Policies and Student Learning

Introduction The developments in the field of information systems have brought about revolutionary changes in student learning and educational policies. The modern scientific and technological advancements have made access to information and information sharing quite easy and the very concept of classroom instruction has undergone drastic changes. Computer-based education has...

Mobile Phones Are Blight on Society

Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “A revolution can neither be made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories” (Brainy Quote 2009). How could such a noble thought find its way in this...

WiFi and Bluetooth Technology for Communication

Abstract The technology that is available in the contemporary world has completely not only revolutionized the ease with which things are done, but has completely increased the number of users of IT across the world. Communication technology has continued to evolve at a great pace making it quite easy to...

The Concept of P2P File Sharing

Introduction Changes in technology and social orientation have caused a transformation in the music industry. Digital technology is especially guilty of this. There have erupted cheap high storage MP3 players and peer-to-peer file sharing otherwise known as P2P. The previously popular CDs have now become a tool for advertisement and...

Flexible Displays Technology in Printed Media

The concept of journalism cannot be discussed outside of technological progress’ framework – it is namely after the invention of the printing press had taken place, that it became possible to turn the process of providing people with latest news into a money-generating professional practice. Nowadays, it has become the...

Computer and Its Parts

Computers A computer is an electronic device that converts raw data into a meaning form; this definition is a very conventional definition. The introduction of computers in our life has made a significant difference, there is no doubt that computers have become an integral part of our lives but at...

Solar Energy Tracking System’s Project Management

Introduction This paper aims to evaluate the project which has recently been completed by the team CCEE Engineering Solutions. The major objective was to develop a reliable and cost-effective solar energy tracking system that would reduce clients expenses and contribute to the protection of the environment. In order to assess...

Project Management Risks Analysis

Introduction Project risks involve such areas of concern as scheduling, budget and technical issues. Even though there is a vital unity to all strategic experience which can abolish the significance of time, place, and technology, there is still a historical trajectory of causes and effects that help determine strategic experience....

Fire Station Visit: New York City Fire Station

Concepts of fire Fire is a good tool but can also be a deadly nightmare; it has always fascinated and frightened us. However, the cost of fires that get out of hand is too high. Fire is a result of rapid chemical reactions or reactions in which heat and light...