The business that I am going to help to improve on ICT wise is going to be a local food store

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Unit 5: - ICT provision in a business.

Name: Saila Hanif           Centre number: 22321       Candidate number: 2530

Task 2.

        From the information that I have found in task 1 about ICT in a business I am going to use that and relate it to a small local business. I am going to introduce a small business and mention the ICT that is currently present there. To start of this topic I am first going to introduce the small business and mention the current ICT that is present there.

        The business that I am going to help to improve on ICT wise is going to be a local food store. This store sells a variety of items such as groceries, poultry, stationeries, sweets, chocolates, crisps, frozen and tined food etc. This business is known as a soul trader, which means one person owns the business however this business is owned by one person but several people manage the business together. This store is a family business and is owned by Mukhtar Hussain and is managed by himself and his brothers. This small business has currently been a success. First it started of as a small shop some extensions have been put in to make the shop look like a proper store, which has drawn more customers towards their business and the store is improving in business wise however the ICT needs improving technological skills have been improved but the store have still got old technology present.

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        The business has got some ICT even though it is old here is a few ICT technologies that they have got present in the store: -

  • Communication.
  • Advertising.
  • Business security.
  • Accounts.
  • Operations.

These ICT’s are present in the business but they are not used completely. These types of ICT mentioned above are used when they are mostly needed if they are not being used they are most probably left alone for a while and the business carries on running without the use of ICT. Here are the reasons for the ICT’s: -

  • Communication – ...

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