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Details regarding the topology needed for your plan, and what benefits it would provide for Taylor and Sons

Local Area Network for Taylor & Sons Financial Consulting Plan and Presentation Preparation

Leveraging information covered in your Learning Team collaborative discussions, continue developing the solution for Taylor & Sons Financial Consulting.

Write a 1- to 2-page paper that specifically focusing on the following:

  • Details of topology chosen and the reasons selected
  • Whether LINUX or Windows was the selected operating system for specific functions or applications
  • The protocols that will be used, access, and diagrams

Create a 6- to 8 -slide boardroom-quality Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation detailing your plan and based on the project to date. The presentation must contain the Local Area Network plan for Taylor & Sons Financial Consulting, and include:

  • Flowcharts/diagrams of the physical and logical network, and an explanation of why you would choose to develop the network in the format you selected
  • Details regarding the topology needed for your plan, and what benefits it would provide for Taylor and Sons
  • Network security implementations, including firewall, virus scanning, encryption, malware protection, and user authentication
  • Speaker notes to elaborate on the key points of your plan

Note: The presentation will be reviewed and commented on by the facilitator, and you will be asked to revise and resubmit in Week Five.

Describe a project that you have worked on from beginning to end

Project Planning

A project requires ample coordination of schedule, costs, and scope. Describe a project that you have worked on from beginning to end. Determine the various processes that were required during the planning phase of the project.

Describe the challenges that were present throughout the execution of the project identified in Part 1 of this discussion. Suggest improvements that could have been performed during the planning phase to minimize the number of challenges experienced in the latter phases of the project.

Information Technology Strategic Plan

Paper: Information Technology Strategic Plan

Imagine that a company has recently hired you as a senior business consultant. The company is seeking to gain better traction with regard to customer satisfaction and loyalty. The company hired you because of your expertise with mobile apps, social media, and cloud technology. The management of the company feels that yearly revenues could top $20 million per year with the infusion of current technology. Currently the company has revenue of $5 million per year.

Note: You may create and / or make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.

Write a ten (10) page paper in which you:

1. Write an introductory statement of the company including but not limited to the type of the company, the location, the industry in which it competes, and the organizational vision and mission that encompasses the nature of the company. 

2. Specify the current situation of the company with regard to its technology and security aspects.

3. Determine at least five (5) information technology personnel / roles that would be in place in order to start the business venture of gaining better traction of customer satisfaction and loyalty. Justify your response.

4. Conduct a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis for the business venture in question for the company. Justify your response.

5. Develop at least five (5) major goals for the information technology strategic plan. Justify your response.

6. Speculate on three (3) positive organizational impacts of implementing the strategic plan. Justify your response.

7. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources. 

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

· Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

· Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

· Describe the role of the information technology professional.

· Develop an information technology strategic plan to address and solve a proposed business problem.

· Describe and identify the uses of business process management and systems development.

· Use technology and information resources to research issues in information systems and technology. 

· Write clearly and concisely about topics related to information systems for decision making using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills. to access the rubric for this assignment.

Points:   170

Choose a household appliance in which you have some familiarity (e.g. vacuum, toaster, hair dryer).

Choose a household appliance in which you have some familiarity (e.g. vacuum, toaster, hair dryer).


Rewrite your earlier mechanism report (Assignment 4), making the necessary adjustments for format and content. If necessary, tighten up (condense) or expand on the appliance information. Review the clarity and brevity of content and correct editorial issues. Read the mechanism report example in the textbook if you have not done so already. The document must include: 

a. Headings

b. Graphics

c. A logical spatial order

d. A citation of any graphic(s) if taken from a source
In your document, you should:

  1. Ensure the document is clear and brief.
  2. Exercise logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.
  3. Use appropriate language for the audience and purpose.
  4. Follow the steps identified in the textbook.
  5. Cite source(s), including any graphics.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Revise draft documents to improve audience comprehension.
  • Explain ideas in proper format using accurate details and relevant examples.
  • Design effective graphics for visual presentations.
  • Use syntax, tone, and word choice appropriate to technical communications.
  • Prepare reports, project requirements, and other various technical writing genres
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in technical writing.
  • Write clearly and concisely about technical writing using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.



Please click here to view the grading rubric.

The assignment will be graded using the following rubric:

Points: 100Assignment 6: Information Report – Revision
CriteriaUnacceptableBelow 60% FMeets Minimum Expectations60-69% DFair70-79% CProficient80-89% BExemplary90-100% A
1. Ensure the document is clear and brief.Weight: 20%Did not submit or incompletely ensured the document is clear and brief.Insufficiently ensured the document is clear and brief.Partially ensured the document is clear and brief.Satisfactorily ensured the document is clear and brief.Thoroughly ensured the document is clear and brief.
2. Exercise logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.Weight: 20%Did not submit or incompletely exercised logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.Insufficiently exercised logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.Partially exercised logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.Satisfactorily exercised logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.Thoroughly exercised logic in design, including placement of headers and graphics.
3. Use appropriate language for the audience and purpose.Weight: 20%Did not submit or incompletely used appropriate language for the audience and purpose.Insufficiently used appropriate language for the audience and purpose.Partially used appropriate language for the audience and purpose.Satisfactorily used appropriate language for the audience and purpose.Thoroughly used appropriate language for the audience and purpose.
4. Follow the steps identified in the textbook.Weight: 20%Did not submit or incompletely followed the steps identified in the textbook.Insufficiently followed the steps identified in the textbook.Partially followed the steps identified in the textbook.Satisfactorily followed the steps identified in the textbook.Thoroughly followed the steps identified in the textbook.
5. Cite source(s), including any graphics.Weight: 10%Did not submit or incompletely cited source(s), including any graphics.Insufficiently cited source(s), including any graphics.Partially cited source(s), including any graphics.Satisfactorily cited source(s), including any graphics.Thoroughly cited source(s), including any graphics.
6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirementsWeight: 10%More than 8 errors present7-8 errors present5-6 errors present3-4 errors present0-2 errors present

I have attached the main paper for this revision.

Evidence, Analysis/Reasoning, and Transition.

Essay Organization Use the image below to help you identify the parts of an essay and to plan your overall writing. Introduction Paragraph(s) (Thesis Statement) Body Paragraph(s) Point 1 1 2 3 Body Paragraph(s) Point 2 Body Paragraph(s) Point 3 Background Information Counter Perspective(s) Conclusion Paragraph(s) 1 2 3 1 2 3 The Essay Criteria Review the criteria below to understand what will need to be included in your persuasive essay. Use the criteria to evaluate your essay as you are writing and prior to submitting your final paper.

Introduction Paragraph(s) and Thesis Statement Your thesis statement should be one to two sentences long and summarize your main point. It will serve as a guide to you and your reader for where the essay is headed. If your topic is complex, you will likely need two sentences to make sure that your main idea is clear. Your first sentence should state your position, and the second sentence should tell your reader what your essay is about. Check Your Work Did you grab the reader’s attention? Is your thesis statement well-constructed? Does it tell the reader what your essay is about and communicate your position? Background Information Background Information helps your audience understand the subject matter and your position. Typically, it is located either in the introductory paragraph or below it in a new paragraph. Your choice of location will depend on the amount of information you need to provide your audience, and where it makes the most sense to include it. Check Your Work Is there enough room to place all of the necessary background information in paragraph one or does it need its own paragraph? Did you define key terms for your audience?

WHAT SHOULD BE IN YOUR ESSAY? Body Paragraphs The number of body paragraphs will vary based on your topic and the amount of supporting points you need to share to build a persuasive position. You should strive for three to five paragraphs per supporting point to ensure that each idea is fully developed. Effective body paragraphs include: Topic Sentence, Evidence, Analysis/Reasoning, and Transition. Remember, it is better to over-explain than to leave your audience guessing. You’ll be evaluated on your thoroughness and ability to persuade. Check Your Work What questions might the reader have that you should address? Do your ideas build upon each other, and build toward your goal? Does each paragraph include a topic sentence? Are strong transitions used to move from one idea to the next, and one paragraph to the next? Does the flow of information make sense? Do you use the three audience appeals? Logic: Do you persuade your audience that your position is logical and reasonable? Do you interweave facts and sources to back up your claims? Credibility: Do you persuade your audience that you are credible and trustworthy by using the appropriate point of view, voice, tone, examples, and credible sources? Are your points ethical and honest? Emotions: Do you appeal to the emotions of your audience by framing your position as a problem they can relate to or with which they can sympathize?

Counter Perspective(s) Counter perspectives can be addressed directly in your body paragraphs (above) or in separate paragraphs following your body paragraphs. If it makes more sense to address a counter perspective in the context of one of the body paragraphs, you should do so, but make sure that you are not distracting from the main point you are trying to make. Check Your Work What is the supporting point you’re addressing? Why is it important/necessary to address the counter perspective for this point? How is the counter perspective related to this point? Does the counter perspective leave out an important issue? If so, point this out. Does the evidence to support the counter perspective include fallacies (flaws in reasoning)? If so, identify and explain the fallacy. Is there more evidence to support your perspective? Conclusion Paragraph(s) Your final paragraph(s) should restate your thesis and be a call to action. You’ll want to summarize your main points and tie them together to leave a lasting impression. Be sure not to introduce any new information in the conclusion paragraph(s).

Check Your Work Do you paraphrase or restate your thesis in a new way? Do you state any future research possibilities, if applicable? Did you leave a lasting impression, so that your audience will continue to think about your topic and/or take action? In-Text Citations and References Citing your sources not only gives credit to the original writer, it also builds your credibility and supports your reasoning. Every in-text citation must be listed on your References page. Check Your Work Have you used SWS in-text citations to document your sources? Do you have a Source List page? Do you have 4-6 credible sources? Include major identifying information for each source and apply a consistent and SWS style flow of information (Author’s first and last name, year of publication) For example: Natalie Goldberg, 1986. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. P.55-57. ISBN-13:978-0877733751 Grammar, Mechanics, Punctuation, and SWS Formatting Common grammar, spelling, formatting, and mechanical mistakes distract your readers, and thus take away from the importance, clarity, and credibility of your ideas. Check Your Work Did you check your grammar? The way words are put together to convey meaning, i.e., sentence structure, pronoun-agreement, etc. Did you check your mechanics? All the “technical” stuff in writing, i.e., spelling, capitalization, use of numbers and other symbols, etc. Did you check your punctuation? The “symbols” used to help people read/process sentences the way you want them to be understood, i.e., periods, question marks, commas, colons, etc. Did you follow SWS formatting? Times New Roman, double spaced, 1” margins, cover page, page numbers, and indented paragraphs. In-Text Citations and References Citing your sources not only gives credit to the original writer, it also builds your credibility and supports your reasoning. Every in-text citation must be listed on your References page. Check Your Work Have you used SWS in-text citations to document your sources? Do you have a Source List page? Do you have 4-6 credible sources? Include major identifying information for each source and apply a consistent and SWS style flow of information (Author’s first and last name, year of publication) For example: Natalie Goldberg, 1986. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. P.55-57. ISBN-13:978-0877733751 Grammar, Mechanics, Punctuation, and SWS Formatting Common grammar, spelling, formatting, and mechanical mistakes distract your readers, and thus take away from the importance, clarity, and credibility of your ideas. Check Your Work Did you check your grammar? The way words are put together to convey meaning, i.e., sentence structure, pronoun-agreement, etc. Did you check your mechanics? All the “technical” stuff in writing, i.e., spelling, capitalization, use of numbers and other symbols, etc. Did you check your punctuation? The “symbols” used to help people read/process sentences the way you want them to be understood, i.e., periods, question marks, commas, colons, etc. Did you follow SWS formatting? Times New Roman, double spaced, 1” margins, cover page, page numbers, and indented paragraphs.

What is the best way an IT department can meet users’ technology needs without additional cost or risk to the organization

Shadow IT for Business Operations

Organizations do not always provide information systems that allow their staff to perform their responsibilities efficiently and effectively. Read the article,”Lifting the Veil Off Shadow IT.” Then, respond to the following:

  • Take a position favoring or opposing shadow IT.
  • If you are in favor, give one reason that shadow IT should be allowed. If you are not in favor, provide one way that the organization can reduce the risks of shadow IT.
  • What is the best way an IT department can meet users’ technology needs without additional cost or risk to the organization? Justify your answer by responding to another student’s post that differs from your answer. Explain why your idea is preferable.
  • Do not repeat suggestions from the article or that have been posted by another student.

Sports and Recreational Management

My profession or major is Sports and Recreational Management

2 1/2 pages

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English 305: Project 4: A Critique        Spring 2019

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We Make Lots Of Informal Judgments: Film X Was Terrible; Concert Y Was Terrific; Magazine Z Has Always Been Fun To Read. But In Our Professional Lives, We Must Make Judgments That Are More Informed And That Are Better Explained Than These Casual, Personal Ones. 

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For This Project, Write A Thoughtful, Well-focused Critique Of At Least 2 ½ Pages.  You May Choose To Critique (1) A Textbook For One Of Your Major Courses, (2) A Trade Book Related To Your Major’s Profession, (3) A Reference Book Related To Your Major’s Discipline, (4) A Journal In Your Major’s Discipline, (5) A Web Site Connected To Your Field Of Academic Study, Or (6) The Web Site Of A Professional Organization In Your Major’s Field.

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” Follow Mla Guidelines For Manuscript Form.

” Prepare A Typed Draft Of The Essay For Peer Editing.

” Upload The Final Draft To Turnitin Before Class On The Due Date.

” The Essay Will Be Evaluated On (1) The Selection Of A Topic, (2) The Criteria That Guide The Critique, (3) The Analysis Of Features, (4) Effective Use Of And Documentation From The Source, And (5) Technical Matters.

” Peer Editing: __________________

” Final Draft Due: __________________

Discuss the function of comedy in Doctor Faustus (play by Christopher Marlowe).

Discuss the function of comedy in Doctor Faustus (play by Christopher Marlowe). How does comedy contribute to the larger themes in the drama? Does the comedy reinforce or problematize these themes? Quote and cite the text to illustrate your points.

Be sure to provide quotes from the relevant poems to illustrate and prove your points, use in-paragraph MLA citation and have a separate Works Cited page in MLA format.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Response should be at least 300 words, using correct grammar and spellcheck. Use plagiarism checker and provide a Turn It In report.