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  1. How organisations use ict

    * Dimensions of bedroom. * Required material, finish, handles, internal fittings and colour * Labour costs * Product numbers Processing and calculations: * VAT added * 25% of price calculated * 25% deducted from customers balance Outputs: * 3D image * Parts required * Costs * Design * Quote ICT Systems used: * Computers with LAN connection * Laser printers (Colour and Black and White) * SOP software * High specification laptops * Bedroom design software * Barcode readers * Stock database ICT has allowed Bedrooms4U to operate much more efficiently instead of spending hours designing bedroom designs by hand it can not easily be done on computer.

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  2. nlan's hypothesis and ward and griffeth

    The information system covers wide areas of activities in the firm, it, made all activities in the company efficient . The new information system is at the sixth stage on the nolan's hypothesis (maturity stage) 1. 2 Introduction - I will be discussing in full details with reference to the Nolan six stage hypothesis how the "new point of sales system" was introduced into Duboutique, the stages it went through before it reach maturity stage. I will Show in my discussion that each stage is a learning process and it is used as a planning process.

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  3. the role of ict

    web pages viewed on different systems Different layout, resolution of images, etc. � Standardisation of file formats " Importing and exporting of data between applications > Advantages of Standardisation � Hardware and software will be known to be compatible � Choices from where to purchase equipment � Agreed standards for equipment - comeback if not up to standard > Disadvantages of standardisation � Less choice � Less competition amongst suppliers Components of the Central Processing Unit ( CPU ) > Control Unit � This is the part of the central processor (CPU)

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  4. ICT analyse

    Mr Kabir has asked me to try to solve his problems. I will create a computerized system that would allow Mr. Kabir to create professional order forms, to store information about current customers and also to produce receipts for the food ordered. This system will perform calculations so that less human errors occur. This will increase accuracy and will hopefully increase Mr. Kabir's profit. A computerized system will also make it easier to see daily sales and to recognize which food is most popular. Moreover he will be able to hold all his customers details, product details, and all the orders been made by his customers.

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  5. explain how legislation relating to ICT affects Logo's R Us

    * The sales manager is responsible for securing sales for the company. They would be responsible for keeping customers details etc safe. * If the Sales order processing clerks get an order wrong, the sales manager would be the one to sort it out. The sales order processing clerk would also have to be safe with the customer details and orders. Copyright, Design and Patents Act (1980) This act is to stop other companies from steeling each others ideas. * A team of designers design new garments each season. They have to make sure they don't copy other people's designs, and also they have to protect their designs.

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  6. specification I have created this database for a local secondary school called The Connaught School. The database is being created to be used by any member of staff working at the school.

    The uniform includes of black blazers, green and black tie, white shirts, black trousers, and black shoes. Among the school contains a leisure centre which has two brand new sports halls and one large gym. The leisure centre funs a various amount of clubs and activities. For example football, basketball, cricket, boxing, judo, karate, table tennis and badminton. The school does not have a 6th form; however has a day-care service for young children. In the main building it has one canteen for pupils and staff. Recently the school has required new computers in its computer centre.

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  7. Unit 14 - School of Computing

    Includes information about organization, products/ services and off line contact details". This model includes the websites that doesn't have any online contact details but you provide information over the internet and contact details like phone numbers and business addresses. Implementation issues of going online * Potential requirements for customisation - To build my website I will have to use either HTML or Microsoft FrontPage 2003, because my website will not have any animations or videos, so I don't need to use Flash player or dream weaver do build my website.

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  8. Unit 5 - Communications Technology

    The token then proceeds around the ring until it comes to the computer for which the data is meant. At this point, the data is captured by the receiving computer. The Token Ring protocol requires a star-wired ring using twisted pair or fiber optic cable. It can operate at transmission speeds of 4 Mbps or 16 Mbps. http://www.datacottage.com/nch/troperation.htm 3. FDDI (Fibre Distributed Data Interface) Fibre distributed data interface was developed in mind 80s as a high performance LAN. It consists of a dual ring of fibre optic cables running at 100 Mbps using a token passing protocol. Although it has a dual ring, only one of the rings is used at a time for data transmission, the other providing backup.

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  9. HCI is known for Human Computer Interaction, and basically it interacts with user and the system that contains computer chip in it. The main objective of HCI is to improve the interaction between the users and computers by making it computers more respons

    This type of user will need some sort of guidance on how to use the system. The system should have help and support ability to support Na�ve user. 2) Novice - This name is given to a person that has got some sort of experience on using the similar systems but he/she is new to the system. This kind of user will also need help and support, so the system should provide help and support for the user to use it.

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  10. GCE APPLIED ICT - UNIT 4 - TASK A

    Due to this the equipment is prone to be broken, or possibly even stolen. Notorious Roadshow intends to communicate with their clients and wholesalers using various methods of communication. This includes letters, telephone, internet telephone, fax and email. To communicate with other employees, computerised calendars and memos as well as emails and memos will be used. In order for Notorious Roadshow to have a computerised system, they have set a budget of �5000. They intend to have a high specification computer and peripherals. Also the software that is being intended to be used must be purchased legally.

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  11. System Analysis and Design Assignment

    Constraints on cost, resources available, areas of business to be left unchanged. 3. Times available. 4. Expected reports required from the new system. 5. Problems with the current system. 6. Suggest solutions by management. Stage 2 - Feasibility Study This is a short examination of the problem in order to determine whether it is worth-while to do the project. Some of the factors which are considered at this stage include the following: Technically Feasible: Has this been done before?

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  12. fucntional specification

    Problem Due to the fact that a large amount of people use peacocks gym, there is a significant amount that are destroying their bodies and getting into accidents with the machines because they just do not know how to use. In addition to this the is quite a large number if people who are just doing the exercises that they see the more experienced body builders do and drinking the same protein supplements as them. The manager realized that these people where teenagers and decided to keep an eye on them, in which he found out that they where just following other in the gym.

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  13. Background on Sainsbury's

    The products will be automatically linked with prices, offers and stock levels. This information can be output in the form of receipts and also in the form of reports about stock levels, these would be useful when organising which products need to be ordered from suppliers. Details will need to be stored about each of the customers with nectar cards; for example their name, address and telephone number. This data can be used so that the company knows whom to reward with 'nectar points' and where they can send additional information (e.g.

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  14. Installing and Upgrading Software

    So then I will go to my computer then into CD drive to activate the setup program. The applications that I am going to install are * Microsoft Word * Microsoft Excel * Microsoft PowerPoint Create a folder called MP in the client's main drive, to do that I will follow the following - Go to "My Computer" - Click on the main drive "Local Disk" - Create a folder called " MP" Then I will create subfolders in her main drive called - Letters - Charts - Slide shows I will save the files in the subfolders of each

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  15. Installing and Upgrading Software

    When installing or upgrading you should be aware of all the different types of risks that can occur risks such as prompts. Explain the advantage and potential disadvantage of the installation or upgrade of new software: The advantages of the installation or upgrades of the new software are that it may allow you to install different applications and also it may add new features to your current software. The disadvantages is that the upgrade may not be successful or even cause problems to other software which are currently installed and also it may stop other applications from running.

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  16. Online Services

    Some softwares also provide telephone calls completely free of charge for certain selected countries. Instant Messaging (IM) Instant messaging (also known as IM or IMing) is a way of communication between two or more people by typing text. It often uses instant messaging software for this. On such a piece of software you can usually see a list of all your friends and contacts and see which ones are online right now. If you want someone to join it, he would need to register on the website or download the software application and create an account on this.

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  17. ICt coursework evaluation

    Although, the system is protected by a password, all forms do not have password to protect it. If the system is left alone by entering the password, other can access through it easily. Hence, it is only protected at the beginning. c. The database should be able to locate any records, which are relevant quickly and efficiently as when end user requires it. I have met this objective. I have fulfilled my end user's requirement by setting up the relationship between tables. Once, the record is changed in one location then it will automatically change through out the system.

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  18. AS ICT Unit 3

    However, all the searches have too many results so I will refine my search. The best way of doing this is to do an advanced search. In the with all the words box I typed the phrase "football attendance statistics". I also set it to only bring up pages within a year, and set the language to English. Google: Results: Ask Jeeves: Results: Web Crawler: This search engine did not have an advanced search option Search Engine Normal Search Advanced Search Google 178 000 000 850 000 Ask Jeeves 28 780 000 316 500 Web Crawler 83 N/A This shows

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  19. ict as level coursework

    All calculations are made using a calculator, pen and paper- including a 10% discount on orders. Problems with the current system Having a paper based filing system of all the companies details is a major disadvantage to the company as it is generally very inconvenient to always search through hundreds of files on a daily basis just to find previous customer details. This wastes a substantial amount of time for the employees. The company very regularly offer discounts on the products which is calculated by a calculator, pen and paper however this takes time and errors are made very easily.

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  20. Using Search Engines

    snake +in +the grass. This search would bring back only pages that do have the 'in the' only. If these were not used, it would bring web pages that could be grass snake, snake grass, grass and snake. " ": Using " " makes the search more specific and precise. Requires exact phrase in all the pages that the search engine brings back. Before I start I will also need to consider what search engine I will be using. In order to do this I will compare the three search engines that I think are best suitable for this type of research.

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  21. Impact of ICT on Society

    Software can be shared remotely over the Internet, as well as documents and files. Shares can be also monitored, bought and sold over the Internet. New jobs have been created due to I.T such as call centres that solve your computing problems over the phone. Also many people use their credit cards and other such cards to do their shopping. They can do this because of the communications between the shops and banks that allow the shops to take money out of your bank remotely to pay for products you purchase through the online shopping service.

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  22. Entertainment - E-Radio.

    An example of an internet radio station provider is Live 365, below is a screenshot of the service. Live 365 offers over 30,000 internet radio stations. As we can see from the screenshot above internet radio provides a wide range of genre particularly in music. Internet radio has not just grown more popular because of its audio quality; information can be provided using dynamic text, graphics and other links. The interactivity which the users can accomplish over internet radio means the listener can do more than simply listen to the radio station.

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  23. impact of HCI

    Mobile phones usability has changed dramatically since they were first developed this has been shown easily, as before people were only able to make calls which had not so good or inconclusive reception, they were massive and were difficult to keep mobile now however phones are of a hand held size which include many features such as excel, word and even a dictionary to correct spelling mistakes. We are able to access the internet listen to mp4 tracks and even in some places of the world buying products from vending machines using our phones.

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  24. ICT - Definition of scope

    And when people do purchase it he is then receiving a high volume of calls asking for help on how to install the parts into their computer. Therefore by me creating a CD ROM for his customers, his revenue from PC Component sales will rise and he will have more free time to complete other projects. As a result it will improve the image of a business and encourage more computer novices to shot there rather than a large chain where they wont get as much 1 to 1 support.

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  25. evaluation of ict project

    So I will be able to add new stock to the system. So it will instantly show up on a table. I believe I have followed my user's requirement in order for this system to be as easy as possible for the user to use. I have done this by implementing easy to use macro functions these are shown below: As you can see all the user needs to is enter information just as above in the cells, there are also help buttons if the user does not understand.

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