Critical Analysis of Business and IT (BIT) Alignment

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Keywords: bit alignment topic Abstract This paper is a critical analysis of two academic papers from peer-reviewed journals, each investigating the Business and IT (BIT) alignment topic that has been a top concern for IT practitioners for two decades (Cahn, 2000). The papers have been selected as they adopt contrasting research strategies - qualitative and quantitative. The objective of this analysis is to highlight the positive/negative points ...

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Management within McDonalds

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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This report include a background of McDonalds, explanations of the topics from the weekly lecture slides, which of these option can consider to McDonalds, what option can be consider differently and a summary. McDonald's is one of the leading restaurant chains in the world, touching the lives of people everyday. The long journey of the burger brand started in 1940, when two brothers, Dick and Mac McDonald ...

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Overview of VPN - Evolution of Private Networks

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Before the emergence and popularity virtual private networks have gained as a secure and cheaper medium for sensitive information to be accessed and transmitted between two or more corporate network over a public network such as the internet, other network technologies have been innovated and used to connect within business sites and across to other sites that are miles away from each other. In the sixties, sites ...

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Dynamic Systems Development Methodology

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Dynamic Systems Development Methodology is a methodological analysis used by information system professionals to develop software's projects which is originated from Rapid Application Development Methodology. Stapleton (1997) states that “DSDM describes project management, estimating, prototyping, time boxing, configuration management, testing, quality assurance, roles and responsibilities (of both users and IT staff), team structures, tool environments, risk management, building for maintainability, reuse and vendor/purchaser relationships - all in ...

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Student Monitoring System Development

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Project Definition Document A web-based student monitoring system 1. Introduction Educational software has been evolving in the last couple of years, catching up with the advances of software in the rest of the IT world. Mainly due to the advantages of e-learning more and more institutions are inventing to new technologies to accommodate their learners. This moved educational software from the traditional small client application connecting to ...

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Analysis of Keyblogger

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Keyblogger is basically a spyware. As indicated by its namesake, it logs or recors your keystrokes. When you type in your username or password, this information is logged and amde available to the hacker. Keyloggers can either be physical or software-based, the latter being more difficult to detect. A keylogger works in several different ways Each keystroke is recorded and immediately dispatched to some remote listener over ...

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General Engineering Principles and Systems Theory

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Engineering and Socio-technical Philosophies Developing information systems is a creative effort which requires insight and judgement skills. There are two common approaches which are ‘Engineering’ and ‘Socio-technical’ used in systems development. Each of these approaches is explained below and a summary of the comparison is given afterwards. Engineering has been significant in creating a fundamental approach for development of information systems and with a driving concern of ...

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Information System Market

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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To be successful in today's competitive market place, organizations need access to a business information system that produce accurate and targeted information about customers, markets and competitors. Information system is a combination of people, hardware, software, communication devices, networks and data resources that processes data and information for a specific purpose. The system needs inputs from users to process it using technology devices such as computers to ...

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Analysis of Graph Theory

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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In mathematics and computer science, graph theory is the study of graphs: mathematical structures used to model pair wise relations between objects from a certain collection. A graph is a very simple structure consisting of a set of vertices and a family of lines (possibly oriented), called edges (undirected) or arcs (directed), each of them linking some pair of vertices. An undirected graph may for example model ...

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Innovations of Nokia Technology

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The technology in the world is highly rapid rated and just business who might adjust to quick changes in the electronic market can struggle. Technology is perpetually developing. Different companies to present opinion with more innovative products. The customers are given information about the market. They may simply from one company to another company. The challenging is so difficult amongst companies. INTRODUCTION This assignment will ...

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Analysis of Attack Tree Methodology

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Information technology (IT) Security has become more and more important today when as e-commerce is becoming increasingly popular. People in developed countries like America and throughout European countries have been exposed to online trading for a long time; this trend is also taking off in developing countries in other parts of the world. Besides its importance toward business activities, IT security also plays a pivotal role in ...

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Literature Review of E-Banking

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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CHAPTER 2. LITERATURE REVIEW This chapter is the literature review; the purpose of this chapter is to investigate past publications by different authors. This will include textbooks, articles and online publications that could enlightened the readers more on the area of banking and internet security measures, the standard and policy used for internet banking security in the United Kingdom and more importantly, the synergistic impact of online ...

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Enterprise Resource Planning of Nike

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Nike was founded by Mr. Phil Knight and his past coach Bill Bowerman in 1964 and they started Blue Ribbon Sports. Knight's first shoe was called Tiger and then began distribution of shoes. Blue Ribbon got great success in 1971 and Knight changes the company name "Nike". In 1971 it introduced Nike's first brand line. Nike launched its product line in 1979. The new version of its ...

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RFID and Bar Coding Technologies

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Introduction Barcode is an optical machine-readable representation of data, which shows certain data on certain products. Originally, barcodes represented data in the widths (lines) and the spacing of parallel lines, and may be referred to as linear or 1D (1 dimensional) barcodes or symbologies. They also come in patterns of squares, dots, hexagons and other geometric patterns within images termed 2D (2 dimensional) matrix codes or symbologies. ...

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Strategic Management of Emirates Airline

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Abstract This Assignment includes three parts. The first part is strategic planning of Emirates airline. The second part discusses the type of decisions which are made in different levels of Emirates and explain the information systems used in these levels. The last part highlights the ethical issues involved in the organization's processes. Part 1: Strategic Planning The purpose of this part is to consider the overall strategic ...

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Evaluation of Materials Management Information System

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Executive Summary The purpose of this report is to assess the effectiveness of the existing Materials Management System (MMS) in “ABC Construction”, identify the gaps in business processes and define user needs and stakeholders expectations concerning the implementation of new Information System (IS) proposed by the Modernization Committee of the Company. Field study and research through questionnaires showed that there were major failures in the existing MMS ...

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Ethical and Security Issues of Organization

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CASE STUDY 3 The chief executive officers responsibility regarding the security and ethical issues should be no different from any other part of the business or executive , and also they should be involved not only because they continuously deal with financial, operational, and business risk decisions. They also need to know more information to make fact based decision that will expose the organization to regulatory compliance ...

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Key Features of Business Process Management

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Key Features Of Business Process Management Suite: BPMS Vendors And Core Functions Reviewed. Introduction Organisations seek to improve their business process by making them more efficient, real time, automation and agile. The business demand was met with a suite of technologies, ranging from groupware and office automation, to workflow and more currently, BPM technologies (Bandara,Wasana and Indulska ). Finding a vendor and which tool to use that ...

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Features of Java Operating System

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Introduction: When 1st java card details were issued, the card chips where 8 bits with a few hundred of bytes of RAM and a few kilo bytes of EEPROM. These sever constraints led the java card forum and Sun to issue a had lots of limitations compared to standard java. This specification does not specify and operating system but an execution environment that most player in the ...

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Difference & Analysis Between IS And IT

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Introduction: Information technology (IT) and management information systems (MIS) are interchangeable terms (Kearns, 1997). They are a set of interrelated computerized components that work together to collect, retrieve, process, store, and distribute information for the purpose facilitating planning, control, coordination, analysis and decision-making in organizations (Laudon &Laudon, 1998). In the foodservice industry IT is commonly used for order processing, marketing, accounting, and site selection of new restaurant ...

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Security Threats to Banking

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INTRODUCTION The research project was undertaken to discover security threats and vulnerabilities experienced in First National Bank Botswana organization and how they mitigate them, this was carried out with the intention of making better and appropriate recommendations to combat them in the future and strengthen their information system and innovate some of their services for better competitive advantage and customer satisfaction. FIRST NATIONAL BANK BOTSWANA BACKGROUND First ...

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Analysis of Attack Tree Process

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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When analyzing the security threats to a system the system analyst is forced to rely on an "Ad hoc brainstorming process" (Schneier, 2004, p. 318) to try and conceptualize what purposes an attacker could have in targeting a system and the methods they could use to carry out their attack. The limitation to the ad hoc approach is that the analyst could miss an area of potential ...

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What is e-banking?

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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WHAT IS E-BANKING? E-banking is the use of electronic methods to deliver traditional banking services such as taking deposits, making loans and clearing payments using any kind of E-channels, The effect of E-banking is to augment and facilitate existing bank activities and payment mechanisms, Primarily by making many transactions cheaper, faster, more secure and more convenient. This definition implies that e-banking has been taking place in various ...

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Relationship Between Information Rich in Information Poor

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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1. Introduction In order to discuss Feather's chapter 5 “information rich and information poor” conclusion of his book “The information Society, a study of continuity and change”, we need to understand what actually is information rich and information poor in relation to information society. We need to analyze what the political dilemma is; is it only a political dimension related issue within the information society? Is it ...

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Analysis of Open Source Content Management Systems

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Chapter 1 Introduction Background Although most of us take information for granted, good information is easy to come by. Let's investigate the difference between data and information, the characteristics of good information and the process of transforming data into useful information. To make sound decisions managers need reliable, accurate data that can be transformed into information. Organisations use many methods to collect data , including survey ,interviews, ...

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Telecommunications Services in the UK

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Introduction Telecommunication can be specifically defined as “The science and technology of communication at a distance by electronic transmission of impulses, as by telegraph, cable, telephone, radio, or television” (Thefreedoctionary.com 2009). This brief introduction Traces back the telecommunications services in the United Kingdom, and sketches the evolution of BT from a monopoly in the UK to a global organization. BT is the world's oldest telecommunications company. The ...

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Industrial Training Report

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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INTRODUCTION In this duration 20/4/2009 until 2/10/2009, I had been assigned to a company name SILVERLAKE SYSTEM SDN BHD, which is located at LEVEL 2A KPMG TOWER FIRST AVENUE, BANDAR UTAMA 47800 PETALING, SELANGOR to complete my internship. On the 1st day, I have been brief by their staffs at there about the rules of company and how their organization works. After that, we had assigned to ...

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Office Automation Systems

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Office automation systems are computer based information systems that collect, process, store and transmit electronic messages, documents and other forms of communications among individuals, work groups and organizations. Such systems can increase the productivity of managerial end users and other professional and staff personnel by significantly reducing the time and effort needed to produce, access and receive business communications. An overview of office automation systems are given ...

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Concepts of Database Systems

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Database system Concepts of database management-3rd edition Philip j.pratt .2000 A database is a structure that contains information about many different categories of information and about the relationships between the categories. Premiere products are a distributer of appliances, housewares. The company has used spread sheet software to maintain customer, order, inventory and sales. The premiere products database, for example, will contain information about sales, reps, customers, orders ...

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Information Management Systems That Support Organizations

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ABSTRACT “An information system can be defined as a set of interrelated components that collect (or retrieve), process, store, and distribute information to support decision making, coordination, and control in an organisation. In addition to supporting decision making, coordination and control, information systems may also help managers and workers analyse problems visualise complex subjects, and create new products” (Laudon & Laudon, 2001) 1. Introduction In order for ...

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Advantages of Online Banking

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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Introduction In the recent years online banking has shot up where by making 21.5 million customers satisfied in using it easy, fast and most of all free services set up by banks in 2009 stated by the UK payments administration. All high tech banks offer the online banking system and most bank do not have branches only existing online. It is quite for a person to change ...

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Three Levels of Management

23 Feb 2017 02 Jan 2018

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Introduction Information system means by which people and organizations utilize technologies, collect, store use and distribute information. Good information system is used to provide important information for decision making. The information technology may be used for the processing, storing or distribution of data. These technologies collectively include information technology and data. It is an organized combination of people, hardware, software, communications networks, and data resources that stores ...

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Royal Selangor IT System And Cloud Computing

23 Mar 2015 02 Jan 2018

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1. Introduction This report is commissioned by the request of Royal Selangor International (RS) for the purpose of analyzing existing IT infrastructure and draw out recommendations for RS to adopt to cloud computing technology. The current IT infrastructure that operates RS's business processes are analyzed. Data for the analysis are collected through interviews with RS management representatives. Based on these data and comparison with available cloud computing ...

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Design of a SCADA System

13 Dec 2017

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1. Introduction: The main purpose of this assignment is to design a simple SCADA system to monitor and provide supervisory control of a Bytronic Associates Industrial Control Trainer (ICT) through an Allen- Bradlley Micrologic 1000PLC using the Sistemi Winlog Pro software. From the design of PLC ladder logic program which was developed using RS-logic for the ICT, this assignment of the system will add a higher level ...

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Managing Information system in Multi National Companies

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Implementing Managing Information system in Multi National Companies (MNC) Multi National Companies: The multinational company that has its facility in other country other than native place means in different country head office in one country and branches in the other country, the head office will control the all sub branches due to the global management, with this global management the multinational companies have very large and increasing ...

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