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Unit 35 - : Impact of the use of IT on business systems.

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BTEC National Certificate for IT Practitioners 2008-2010 Unit 35: Impact of the use of IT on business systems. Assignment 1: Presentation Name: ____________________________________ Unit Addressed: Unit 35 Impact of the use of IT on business systems. Date given: 18/09/2009 Date handed in: Student's signature: Date due: 02/10/2009 Unit(s) Addressed: ASSESSORS COMMENTS: FURTHER ACTION ASSESSOR'S SIGNATURE: STUDENT'S SIGNATURE: Summary of the Grading Criteria Achieved: PASS MERIT DISTINICTION * P1 * M1 * D1 Internal Verification: INTERNAL VERIFIER: DATE: Comments: Details of Grading Criteria This assignment offers you the opportunity to provide evidence for the following criteria: Pass: You should show that you are able to: Assessor's Comment ? 35-P01 Describe new hardware and software technologies that impact on organisations. Merit: You should show that you are able to: Assessor's Comment ? 35-M01 Explain the impact of IT developments for an organisation. Distinction: You should show that you are able to: Assessor's Comment ? 35-D01 Make reasoned recommendations about how an organisation can take advantage of IT developments. Impact of the use of IT on business systems The business landscape is being re-shaped as enterprise companies such as Dell, Google and Microsoft evolve to both satisfy and fuel the demand for IT-related products and services. New technologies and ways of working are forcing businesses to re-engineer themselves, as well as stimulating the growth of new businesses that are set up specifically to exploit these technologies. This unit starts by exploring the range of new technologies that have impacted business and then considers why it is necessary for organisations to respond. ...read more.

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There are loads of different manufactures of processors. How does hardware impact on organisations? Hardware has a very big impact on organisations, for example most companies in today's world would need to keep changing hardware to keep their computer systems up to date and running. I am referring to the hardware that is in the computer system like the examples of hardware listed above, on the other hand there is now external hardware an example of this type of hardware is Printer. New technology is being thought of as we speak and this means that some companies would need the new up-to-date technology in order to continue working. What benefits can new hardware bring to an organisation? New hardware can benefit an organisation in many ways including sharing documents easily, communicating with other employees/ staff members and increase workflow. Software How software has changed? Today's world of technology software has become advance there are now different types of software. * Operating system - Different manufactures Microsoft, Linux, apple/ * Microsoft - Microsoft is an operating system, which now has so many different versions. E.G Microsoft "Windows" 98, "Windows" 2000, "Windows" XP, "Windows" Vista. (As you can see I have put quotes round windows that is just implicating that Microsoft are the founders of windows) Application software - Application software is a piece of software that enhances the users' experience and helps them achieve a goal or complete work. Examples of software applications are word processors, spreadsheets, media players and database applications. ...read more.

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Increased sophistication allows the company to have an over view on market and sales figures. Support software will allow the company to get back up and running, solve necessary problems How might these developments affect the organisation? These developments affect the organisation by the internet and intranet can have a fault and go down, staff would need training Increased sophistication could lead to frustration for employees this can be due to confusion. Training would need to provide for employees so that they can have the proper training in order to use the software. The company will need to employee specialist people on hand to install and to assist with technical problems. Support software could be difficult to use there fore can be time consuming as could need constant training. These developments would enable the company to reduce paper wastage, and ink/printer costs. Intranet message board could replace management briefings and announcements that previously used notice board; this will solve a few problems as people would not need to stand in the corridor. Centralised document storage via server would enable all staff to access the latest version of any company document. Replacing the analogue switch board with a modern digital design would allow flexible working from any extn. c) Company intranet accessed via the internet would mean that suppliers or customers could access information regarding their sale/purchase. Staff could access the company IT system via internet ie working from home. ?? ?? ?? ?? Craig Waters Unit 35: Impact of the use of IT on business systems 1 OF 10 ...read more.

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