It has been widely accepted as an industry standard for project management software. Many large companies such as Intel have benefited from it to the extent that case studies were conducted on the results. Many such case studies are documented on Microsoft's website as a testament to the success of this utility.
Microsoft Project allows employees, resources, and tasks to be defined. A wide range of relationships can be drawn between each of the defined entities. For example, a resource such as a server can be assigned to be used for certain tasks at certain times. The definitions in Microsoft Project allow for a high level of analytics to be done.
Each resource has a cost involved. Time constraints are also defined for the workforce and the resources. Project managers are able to use this information to track the costs to ensure that the project is running on budget and…… [Read More].
IT Plan as the World Continues to. IT Plan As the world continues to evolve with technology and technological advances, certain problems arise that requires precise and involved management of these advances. The purpose of this essay is to examine the importance of information security systems and how they demonstrate their importance in the commercial world. To do this, this essay will be presented from the viewpoint of an Information Security Officer ISO who has been tasked to identify the inherent risks associated with a business operation and to establish physical and logical access control methods that will help minimize those risks.
A scenario has been created to help explain this process where a pharmacy and its accompanying information systems scheme are presented to give an example of how this may be done. In order to accomplish this task, this report will first identify the physical vulnerabilities that are given in the directed scenario before identifying the…… [Read More]. IT Business Plan Club. This is however not established in concrete terms. Such a database can then be used to analyze whether a specific age group prefers a specific time or day to visit the club.
This information can then be used to differentiate the preferred entertainment, food and drink items for the specific age groups involved. There are many strategies that can be used to drive the club's competitive advantage.
The most important of this is customer orientation, as customers are the most important component of the club, its existence, and its income level. The other strategies can be used as fringe actions to enhance the customer experience. According to Mindwhirl , strategic planning is vitally important, particularly in customer-centered professions such as tourism and club management.
Because customers are part of the daily operations of the business, it makes sense that they should be the focus of other strategies such as…… [Read More].
IT Management Challenges Business Process eengineering works with changes in structures and processes within the business environment. Information technology plays a highly critical part in BP as it deals with the provision of office automation, gives an allowance for companies to make quick deliveries, work in a flexible manner, and operate in different locations. In addition, new technologies are helping organizations to have paperless transactions.
Describe how you see your role in integrating software, hardware, and business management capabilities. As the head of IT management team, I would bring transformational solutions to magnum by sharing perspectives and commissioning research. Faster deployment and lower costs would shrink IT budgets, and exert pressure to deliver quality using less.
Although, the new softwares integrated in the system would come with challenges,…… [Read More]. The area in yellow are new or changed. I did make a few corrections elsewhere too so if this works you might want to look over each completely.
If the answers provided in questions 1 and 2 above are properly followed, then the chances of these kinds of problems will be greatly diminished. The previous suggestions should ensure that our team has undertaken the due diligence needed to try to ensure that either purposeful or unintentional errors of these kinds cannot get into their proposal. We have already double and triple checked the financial and project…… [Read More].
IT Director There Are a. Such connectivity is important because it does not matter one bit if the information has been backed up, if the information cannot be connected from the server s to the individuals who need it.
One other consideration for the IT Director is to have the skilled individuals available to access the data, and to repair the hardware, or write the software that will allow for a continued and smooth operation. Without the skilled individuals to access the information, other means would need to be employed that may cost unnecessary time and money. The availability of skilled and knowledgeable workers is important as a disaster happens, but it is also important throughout the months and years that follow.
These individuals can ensure the operation of the systems as well as conduct backups and access through remote locations. Last but not…… [Read More]. IT Governance Improvement Opportunities The Institute of Internal Editor's article discussing the role of information security management provided many important opportunities for improvement.
There is always a need to keep improving ones competitive advantage and the environment that is presented in today's business world must include some inclusion of information technology strategic input. All of the technological advances made in the history of research and development appear to be taking shape here in the present day, making the future of information technology as a strategic multiplier even more pronounced.
The aforementioned article claimed that information security governance should deliver a strategic alignment, risk management, resource management, performance measurement and value delivery. In other words, the way businesses manage their information as a widespread and impactful relationship to their overall operational success.
If anything area that needs to be more emphasized it is that IT governance may be the most important…… [Read More]. It Staffing Information Technology It. From the individual's point-of-view, this requires constant learning and updating and so many people steer away from this industry. With respect to demand, an additional 1. Another reason is the demographics; more people are aging and they are less suitable to meet the needs of the it industry. In the light of these challenges, a company has to take many measures to be successful.
Overcoming these challenges A national it staffing company must have a skills map or template, as a first step, to meet their changing needs. This map will give them a clear idea of their present and future needs and they can look for qualified candidates to fill these positions. Digital Rights and Wrongs: Intellectual Property in the Information Age. Business and Society Review, 1 , In fact Bowie uses an illegal issue downloading music from the Internet to present a moral issue: While Bowie zeros in on students and young people for their lack of morality vis-a-vis getting copyrighted music for free, his overall argument goes further than that copyright laws are justified when protecting "artistic creativity.
Reduce Overhead -- lower his expenses Make better use out of part-time employee scheduling Match supply and demand in the various locations Identify 5 specific types or categories of information that Ted needs to run his business and explain why they are important to him. Sales data -- he needs to know specifically what drives his revenue Employee costs -- he also needs to understand how to optimize his workforce Customer data -- he needs accurate information about his target market Seasonal data -- he needs better information about how the seasonal aspect of his business affects him Capacity Planning -- he needs better estimates in understanding the sales and services he needs to offer at each location as well as better inventory management.
Identify and explain three business processes that…… [Read More]. It vs Thou Let Us. If everything is an it you end up being an it. Does this imply a cold awareness of the self as a perishable being with limited powers or does it lead you to believe you can be a perfect robot able to manipulate nature and the world according to your specific needs and desires?
Being an it means having no soul. Having no soul implies being immortal. Being immortal implies that God does not exist. At that point man-it becomes the most powerful existing agent. But reality contradicts this assumption and the failures of the man-it can do nothing more but hurt him.
Furthermore, the lack of faith and the failure of reason to provide answers regarding the questions " What is the truth? Why do I exist? Having such an attitude as a life philosophy is unhealthy and very dangerous. IT Managers "Influence of changes in information technologies on knowledge auditing and knowledge management" Human resource is one of the most essential and valuable asset for an organization.
Effective and efficient human resource enhances the overall performance of an organization. Having a well educated and a strong knowledge management system can be a key asset for an organization. Knowledge plays a vital role in the performance of an organization; this can be reflected through achievement of varies strategic objectives of an organization. Knowledge is an intangible yet a highly effective asset for an organization.
Earlier, organizations did not understand the need of knowledge-based organization and the need of well- train employees but over the years it has been proven through many research's that knowledge play a vital role in long-term. With an effective knowledge management, the technical staff such as IT staff can easily communicate with the top management. It Logistics From the Data. Comparison of Companies The logistics services that UPS offers its clients, according to its website, include route planning, real-time dispatching services and GPS tracking, and strategic territory planning.
These are all logistical services involved in increasing the efficiency of route planning and operation, allowing for overall strategic planning and real-time vehicle-specific adjustments. Vehicle telematics and web-based reporting are also offered as well as a variety of other services to numerous to list here, enabling easier and more immediate access to information for clients.
Schneider offers a similarly wide array of services, and places an emphasis on the scalability of its offerings in transportation and supply chain management processes and services. The company appears to primarily operate as a broker, able to find appropriate and cost-effective transportation for a variety of shipment sizes and on a variety of different transportation modes; while this might be more cost effective, this also means…… [Read More].
Secondly, the monopoly supplier would be replaced by a varied list of mixed sourcing. Outsourcing in this way would guarantee the best prices for the highest quality and efficiency of technology. Thirdly, narrow business standards in IT would need to change to wider industry standards. Other transformations include decentralized bias to the more efficient centralized topsight, replacing systems analysts with business consultants - systems are already in place; the next step is to learn how they need to be used to optimize business.
The final two include the change of IT personnel from craftsmen to project managers, and finally to create a lean team of IT specialists rather than the large functioning department that has been involved with IT to date.
These above strategies are all aimed at the desperately needed focus within BP's IT department. While several challenges lay in implementing the seven transformation strategies, BP succeeded in improving…… [Read More]. IT Professionals Managing and Motivating. Thus, one of the ways to meet the unique challenges posed by IT professionals is to encourage them to develop their contributions to a field they love while also allowing them to advance appropriately.
By encouraging these professionals to operate independently, they are prepared to contribute to the company most efficiently through their innovative and solo work. This helps managers deal with the unique role that IT professionals play in companies.
Managers do not need to motivate their employees through job-related threats or business-related rewards, as well as encouraging them with the company's hierarchy. Instead, it is wiser for managers to motivate their IT professionals through an appeal to their professional and scientific integrity. While the special challenges provoked by IT professionals must be dealt with in order effectively motivate this group, Katz notes that motivating these professionals is not completely different than motivating other professionals.
Indeed, Katz…… [Read More]. IT Outsourcing Is Only as. Listed at the bottom of the rankings were: Performance management can be measured from the 1 financial perspective; the 2 customer perspective; 3 the Internal Business Process; and 4 Innovation and Learning Perspective.
Quality and the vendor's reputation are important to businesses when considering outsourcing IT. Customers do not like subcontractors within the outsourcing framework while flexible contracts, geographic location, and cultural fit are found unimportant. For instance a client without much expertise may make decisions that will lead to a lock in and not even be fully aware of it.
Such decision making can be evident in scenarios where the client commits to a long-term contract without clauses that allow for ending the contract if the performance of the supplier is not adequate. The costs involved is associated with redrafts, alterations of original contracts when either the supplier or client believes that such changes are necessary.
Because contracting parties cannot anticipate changes that may need to occur as it pertains the contract, contractual amendments is always a risk that companies face. As such this is simply an issue that companies must make provisions for. Costs associated with altering contracts include the "direct costs of communicating new…… [Read More].
Like Most of Western Europe. Furthermore, with Greece's strategic position in the Mediterranean region and proximity to the Middle East, it and Turkey could be vital allies in the future of global politics. Some have suggested that these nations were used as pawns in a much larger political game. Since those nations needed assistance, they were given it, but with certain expectations about their future allegiances.
This was certainly what Truman with his famous doctrine was expected to have happen in this region of the world. You Face Mob The scores of teenagers and adults who have turned the character and film Scarface into a universal symbol of a cultural icon would more than likely be shocked to know that there is nothing new about Tony Montana, his relish for his enemy's girlfriend, or several other facets about the motion picture that has earned a devout cult following in the several years since its opening.
Scarface is actually a fairly liberal remake of the original film of the same name, written by Ben Hecht and directed by Howard Hawks, respectively. The original depicted another "Tony" last name Camonte, not Montana and his involvement in the illegal mob world of Chicago's notorious south side, rather than south Florida. The cocaine floundering around in the contemporary version was originally illicit alcohol, while Tony's lust for his rival's girlfriend, and his overbearing, fairly Freudian overprotection of…… [Read More].
Night the Crystals Broke Write where you got inspiration from? The inspiration from this poem comes from my grandmother and her family, who lived through the pogroms and just before the Nazis took over Hungary.
The title refers to the Kristallnacht, the event in which the Nazis burned synagogues and their religious items, and broke the windows. They also broke the windows of the local businesses. This poem also refers to the journey that was scary and arduous, over the Atlantic in the ship to Ellis Island. The statue at the end of the poem is the Statue of Liberty, which welcomed the "poor" and "hungry" masses, like my grandmother's people. There is no one author or poem I referred to here.
This is a completely original work. However, it is written in the form of a…… [Read More]. Lifespan It's very interesting to discuss an individual's life in detail, especially when done so in a thoughtful manner. Through these conversations, one garners a distinct appreciation for life and the obstacles it presents. It also provides a great sense of the importance of perseverance in regards to success. Allen exemplifies the term "perseverance," in his behaviors throughout life.
I personally had to the opportunity to meet Allen during a job fair. He was representing Macy's and immediately seemed approachable. He is warm hearted and very engaging. Little did I know that his background was one that was anything but warm. Family background Not much is known about Allen's father, who was appropriate named Allen himself. As the third, the younger Allen never made physical contact with his father.
From the information garnered from his mother, Allen Sr. His hobbies included playing instruments and teaching music. Gentle Lena I find it particularly interesting to research the circumstances in which authors conduct their literary works. In conducting my critical review of Gertrude Stein's "The Gentle Lena," the circumstances prevailing during this period become immediate.
In particular, the role of women in society becomes immediately apparent when reading this shirt story. When comparing the context of this work with the women's rights movement in recent memory, society has come very far in regards to equality.
I will then examine how the prevailing sentiments of the time influenced many of the character interactions with the short story. To begin, Lena's gentle and often submissive behavior was very typical of women during the early part of the 20th century. Women, during this period were considered inferior to men in many respects.
Like so many young girls, fifteen-year-old Connie is simultaneously an adult and a teenager: Connie knows how to flirt with older boys but she is unaware of the potential consequences of doing so. Tragically, at the end…… [Read More]. Where Are You Going this assignment did not pass the instructors critique-her comments below: Connie is beautiful and only just emerging into a state of fully sexualized adolescence. Connie looks for approval from boys, but has a confident, cool air at home, as she easily manipulates her parents…… [Read More].
Claude Perrault and Why it Supports Perrault's. Claude Perrault and why it supports Perrault's ideas which marked the origins of modern reflection on the theory of architecture. The paper also presents fundamental proves and the reason why Perrault's theory of architecture were very controversial in the past. The paper also talked about Parallel and the buildings measured According to Claude Perrault's Theory and it achievement which led to the establishment of modern reflection of architecture.
The concept of architecture theory has been in existence for many decades. It takes the whole point of architecture as a matter of understanding the application in the field which belongs both to the practice and to the knowledge. However, as stated by Onefrei, 12 architecture theory can be defined as the action of coming up with an idea, discussing and writing about certain architecture. The theory attempts to offer more details on why certain structures look unique and the reason why…… [Read More].
The natural values subverted in the earlier scenes find glowing representation in Act II, Scene 1 — that is, "painted pomp," "the envious court," and "public haunt" give way to the uncomplicated rewards of a life close to trees and running brooks. Here, the banished Duke Senior and his "co-mates and brothers in exile" find their existence "sweet.
The pattern of accommodation is one that the various fugitives in the Forest of Arden go through; to them, the forest at first appears wild rather than green, and threatening rather than hospitable. Rosalind complains that her spirits are weary; Celia is too exhausted to continue; Touchstone frankly declares, "When I was at home, I was in a better place. But all of these characters eventually make their peace with the forest, and even the tyrant, Duke Frederick, is converted when he comes "to the skirts of this wild.
The grand movement of the play, then, is from organized society to the country, from constraint to freedom, and from hardship to joy. Shakespeare's Forest of Arden furnishes the setting against which most of the action unfolds, but it serves as much more than a mere backdrop. The greenwood assumes symbolic stature. First of all, it is an "idyllic forest. This golden world, needless to say, has little relation to the actualities of country living in any age, yet it is the artist's fulfillment of the universal longing to flee burdensome realities and find quietude and peace.
In Shakespeare's time, no less than in ours, people felt the need for just such an escape. This idyllic concept of Arden is introduced, as was noted, by the rumor reported by Charles in the first scene, and to this Forest of Arden a name that has since become synonymous with a forest utopia belong such creatures as Silvius and Phebe, whose names and behavior link them to later Acadian literature.
These characters are absorbed entirely in the sighing disquietudes of love, as only the shepherds and shepherdesses of romance can afford to do. The greenwood of Arden is also, of course, symbolic of an "actual forest.
Furthermore, the presence of Touchstone and Jaques in the forest provides what one critic has called "counterstatements" to the theme of rural contentment. To Jaques, the exchange of civilized comfort for country hardships is symptomatic of human stubbornness, as his contemptuous parody of "under the greenwood tree" makes evident II. Touchstone, on the other hand, is an example of Shakespeare's sense of irony about pastoral joys, for he plays the role of a discontented exile from the court.
Under the guise of apparent nonsense in his reply to Corin's query about how he likes the shepherd's life III. This sort of humor goes to the heart of the pastoral convention and shows how very clearly Shakespeare understood it and could use it to its best, humorous advantage.
The realities of country living are squarely faced in the characters of Audrey, who is no beauteous damsel; William, who is no poetical swain; and Corin, who is a simple "true labourer" in the pastures. If Silvius and Phebe find their places in Shakespeare's complex Arden, their romancing is presented as frankly artificial, in contrast with both the elemental, biological basis of Touchstone's pursuit of Audrey and the profoundly felt love experienced by Rosalind and Orlando.
Duke Frederick is revealed as a villain by nature; he despises Orlando and Rosalind because they are virtuous and well-liked. Fortune miraculously thwarts Duke Frederick's plan to capture and kill Duke Senior when he encounters an old religious hermit on the outskirts of the forest. Duke Frederick, like Oliver, undergoes a sudden change in his nature and renounces his former ways.
Fortune has deprived Rosalind of her father and her status as daughter of the reigning duke; she describes herself as "one out of suits with fortune.
In Rosalind's witty dialogue with Celia in Act 1, Scene 2, she comments that fortune's benefits are "mightily misplaced," and that the goddess Fortune is, by tradition, blind and bestows her gifts unequally. Rosalind is revealed as romantic and kind by nature; the people of the dukedom "praise her for her virtues.
The apparent misfortune of Rosalind's banishment is, in fact, a stroke of good fortune, for Orlando has also arrived in the forest; Rosalind is granted the opportunity to test Orlando's love for her while she is disguised as Ganymede. At the end of the play, fortune rewards Rosalind with a reunion with her father, whose dukedom has been restored, and marriage to the man she loves. In As You Like It , many of the characters have just cause to "rail on Lady Fortune" and the caprices of human nature.
By the end of the play, however, those who were of evil nature have changed for the better, and fortune's gifts have been fairly bestowed. The pastoral life is praised by a number of characters in this play, yet Shakespeare suggests frequently that it is not as ideal a life as many of the characters believe.
In doing so, Shakespeare also satirizes the conventions of pastoral romance. Write an essay in which you discuss Shakespeare's portrayal of city life and country life in each of the play's five acts. The court is shown to be a place of corruption and villainy through the actions of Oliver and Duke Frederick. The banished Duke Senior's life in the Forest of Arden is idealized when Charles describes the Duke and his men as fleeting the time carelessly "as they did in the golden world. Celia comments that she and Rosalind, in leaving the court for the countryside, are going "To liberty, and not to banishment.
Duke Senior praises the virtues of the pastoral life, which is also celebrated in Amiens' songs; life in the forest seems far removed from life at the "envious court.
Jaques comments on the irony of the Duke and his men killing and frightening the animals in the forest, which they have usurped just as Duke Frederick has usurped his brother's dukedom.
As You Like It written by William Shakespeare - Actually, this play chronologically set between and s. This homonymous play published, after Williams Shakespeare’s death, in the First Folio in , with other plays and sonnets written by .
As You Like It William Shakespeare As You Like It literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of As You Like It.
Write an essay in which you discuss Shakespeare's portrayal of city life and country life in each of the play's five acts. Outline I. Thesis Statement: In As You Like It . Belonging Essay – As you like it and the Birdcage The true sense of belonging can be found in different circumstances for different people. As each individual has their own desires, needs and values, they find their place in the world and a genuine sense of belonging in various avenues.
As You Like It presents many views about the issue of love. The primary plot involves the love of Rosalind and Orlando, and several other characters in . Essays, Articles, and Book Excerpts on Shakespeare's As You Like It. Portraits of Human Virtue: A Look at the Characters in Shakespeare's As You Like It. Shakespeare's Second Period: Exploring Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet and the Histories. Jaques in As You Like It .