Computer Technology: Advantages and Disadvantages

Evolution of Computers and its Technology The Mechanical Age (1800s -1930s) The development of the computer characterized this period to facilitate mathematical calculations that could not be done manually by individuals. The first notable computing device was the analytical engine” designed by Charles Babbage in 1834, which used electromechanical relays...

Information Technology Security for Business Data Assets

Introduction Information technology security in organizations has been a top priority for established businesses and start-up executives alike. Data privacy is essential to a firm’s operational success, both in terms of securing competitive advantage and protecting the customers’ personal information. As stated in the instructions, the assignment is written from...

Cloud Data Leakage as Information Security Risk Factor

Abstract With the massive transition to cloud technologies as services that allow storing information in virtual systems, the threat of network disruptions is fraught with data leakages. This problem poses crucial security risks to personal and corporate data and requires adequate measures to protect digital content from intruders or inexperienced...

Intelligent Transportation Systems Technical Process

Summary ITS technical process involves various aspects such as system requirements, high-standard design, integration, and authentication, which manifest themselves in the “V” systems engineering prototypes. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the technical process constitutes several activities that result in one or more technical outputs (FHWA 15). The first...

Humans’ Overdependence on Technology: Negative Effects

Introduction It is important to note that technology is one of the main drivers of human achievement in all areas of life. It allowed to free people from any form of physical labor and greatly assist with routine cognitive tasks. Technology is the sole reason for human productivity, effectiveness, and...

Renewable Energy Sources in the Aviation Industry

Climate change presents a considerable challenge to the global aviation industry because of the anticipated growth in the sector that would increase the potential energy demand and carbon emission if unmitigated. Renewable energy sources are characterized to be naturally replenishing but with a limited flow. This means that although they...

New Technologies and “New Economy”

New technologies as the “new economy” process represent hardware and software’s introduction into the workflow. Their distribution significantly changes jobs, relations between employees, organizations, and consumers. As a result, the requirements for employees, their knowledge, and skills also vary. There are several views on how exactly new technologies change the...

Project Governance and Project Efficiency

Introduction The objective of project management (PM) practice is to ensure that a project is completed and the stakeholders are satisfied. Ajmal et al. (2017) argue that in recent years, PM has gained a lot of attention from scholars and practitioners, and many businesses now ‘projectize’ their developments. This allows...

The Use of Databases in The Organization

In the recent past, a manager of almost any small organization has (and sometimes still is) able to keep track of necessary data by using a manual file system. As long as the collection of data was relatively small and an organization’s managers had few reporting requirements, the manual system...

The Relationship Between Culture and Technology

Introduction Culture and technology are two interconnected concepts. At first, the level of cultural development of the society determines the need for and provokes the technological progress that, in turn, has an impact on the evolution of culture and makes it more complex and intricate. Technology and Cultural Complexity There...

Public and Organization in Engineering Ethics

Introduction In any field of human activity, the question of ethics is multi-layered and complicated. The engineering is no different. The engineer is responsible for achieving the goals of the organization he works for, as well as, answering the concerns of the public safety. This paper will explore how this...

Internet Protocol Version : IPv6 and IPv4

Overview The paradigm shift geared towards embracing DoD enterprise-wide networks from Internet Protocol Version 4 (Ipv4) to Internet Protocol Version 6 (Ipv6) was enhanced through a legal framework that was initiated by the assistant secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD NII) with a primary objective to ratifying...

Success of Apple iPod and Role of Promotion and Distribution

Introduction Apple inc. introduced iPod on October 23, 2001. Since then there is no looking back. As of march 2008, it has sold over 140 million worldwide (Charles Gaba). The launch of iPod was a landmark event in the history of music. Although apple’s iPod was not the first MP3...

Information System at the National Level Schools

Introduction An information system is inevitable in schools for effective and resourceful learning. The very foundation of the administration of schools depends on the information system in the same. An effective information system keeps the students as well as the management perfect and updated. It can meet the administrative and...

The History of Electrical Engineering in Idaho, Utah, Montana, and Wyoming

Abstract In most countries, Electrical Engineering is referred to as Electronics and Electrical Engineering. It is that branch of engineering that deals with the study and application of electromagnetism, electronics, and electricity. The study encompasses the study of power, telecommunication, controls, and signal processing. There is though a slight distinction...

Virtual Network Structure Overview

Executive summary Many organizations are considering restructuring their organizations to meet the dynamic nature of the external environment resulting from globalization. One of the alternatives is the adoption of the virtual network structure that is enhanced by the advance in technology. Virtual network structure works within a cyberspace environment. The...

Audio Engineering: Acoustics

Introduction Acoustic or audio production is an element of the audio discipline that constitutes of the dubbing and duplicating of resonance through motorized and electronic channels. This domain is inclined on myriad technological constructs, encompassing the electrical production, auditory, psychoacoustics as well as tune. Distinct from auditory production, acoustic production...

Disaster Recovery Plan for Information Technology Organizations

Abstract Businesses today face not only uncertain markets but also various threats and disasters that are artificial as well as natural. While natural disasters include Tsunamis, Tornadoes, Earthquakes etc., and artificial disasters include fires, power outages and even terrorist attacks. What is common among these disasters is that they strike...

Learning Activity Management System Project

Executive Summary The objectives of the LAMS project is consistent with the strategies of the organisation. LAMS (the Learning Activity Management) aims to support educational facilities and increase standards of education. The project consists of the main sections: project background and scope, benefits and outcomes of the project, education and...

The Use of Computers in the Classroom

Technology has become a very important aspect of education. The use of technology has been associated with improvements in learning and other related classroom activities. The use of computers, and the internet is part of technology use in the classroom. Both the teachers and the students can make good use...

Contemporary Issues in Security Management

Abstract The rapid growth of technology is considered as a threat for most of the organization from the perspective of security. The innovative technology gives us a lot of solution and makes the business easier ever than before. But it becomes threat for the organization when the updated technology is...

The Evolution of Science and Technology in the Field of Robotics

Abstract The innovations in the world today have immersed in the field of science and technology which developed more helpful things and functions accurately than those inventions in the past. In this paper, the researcher presents the facts about robots in relation with biopsychology, and gives more information about the...

Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Information Systems

Introduction Scientific and technological advancements have brought about revolutionary changes in access to information and information sharing. 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. The cultural and national barriers regarding...

Principles of Project and Cost Management

Introduction Project management is a branch of knowledge of planning, making organizations and controlling resources that will lead to conclusion of chosen project objectives. Also from the definitions a project is an attempt in doing something but at the same time, it also has limitations that are, it always has...

The Virtual Project in Cyber Space

Introduction Virtual project is a collaborative effort by a group of individuals towards a common goal in cyber space. These individuals that form a team are physically separated within a city, country or even across continents. With technological advancements, more companies are investing in virtual projects due to its reduced...

Life Without a Cell Phone

Introduction The nowadays life can not be imagined without the means of communication. Computers with their instant messages, voice mails, e-mails and cell phones which make us available for our relatives, friends, companions etc have completely interwoven in our lives, and became an essential part of this mad world. First...

Reynold B. Johnson: Father of the Disk Drive Dies

Introduction Palo Alto native Reynold B. Johnson, creator of the Hard Drive joined his creator on Tuesday, September 15, 1998 due to complications from Melanomic Cancer. He was 92. He is survived by his wife Beatrice, sons Philip and David, his sister Signe Broberg, brothers Leroy and Donovan, and four...