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“Using the ‘Technology as Experience’ Framework,

Download the case study titled, “Using the ‘Technology as Experience’ Framework,” from http://www.id-book.com/casestudy_5-1.php.The user experience framework can help designers constrain and scope the user experience of a given   system. The user experience framework also informs about the relationship between a conceptual model and a user’s understanding of it for past, current, and future systems. The case study actually consists of two studies. For this evaluation, consider the first one by Heather Collins on an online fundraising Website. She used primarily the sensory and compositional threads of the framework, leading to insights on how fundraising organizations can maximize their Websites to tell a compelling story to a potential donor that is balanced in content and emotion. Collins’ design combines elements of storytelling, appropriate emotional triggers, and a welcoming atmosphere to encourage potential donors to act by making a donation, volunteering their time, telling their friends, or attending a related event. Through this process, the donor can create a meaningful connection to a cause or problem directly impacting their community. The personal connection makes the online donation experience pleasurable for the user.Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

  1. Explain how the Web user interfaces help donors to make decisions.
  2. Relate the emotional thread demonstrated in the case study to the emotional design model as discussed in Chapter 5 of the textbook.
  3. Explain how the compositional thread is used in the case study.
  4. Use the user experience framework to create five (5) product evaluation criteria using sensory and compositional threads.

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:

  • Explain the characteristics of human-centered design methods.
  • Create a product evaluation through a formal framework.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in human-computer interaction.
  • Write clearly and concisely about human-computer interaction topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

Click here to view the grading rubric for this Case Study.

how decision tree are used in classification explain?(explain how they are used?)

  • discuss c4.5 method
  • how decision tree are used in classification explain?(explain how they are used?)
  • explain decisions tree induction?
  • Explain the concept of data mining and techniques of data mining?
  • Describe the following

> numeric prediction with examples

>Classifying clustering with example

  • difference between difference between divide & conquer and separate & conquer
  • association rule mining and issues with associative rule mining explain with example.
  • What is mining? Explain pre mining, post mining with test.
  1. difference between supervised and unsupervised ?(at least 5 difference)

“How to Teach Others to Apply Statistical Thinking.” Quality Progress

Ben Davis had just completed an intensive course in Statistical Thinking for Business Improvement, which was offered to all employees of a large health maintenance organization. There was no time to celebrate, however, because he was already under a lot of pressure. Ben works as a pharmacist’s assistant in the HMO’s pharmacy, and his manager, Juan de Pacotilla, was about to be fired. Juan’s dismissal appeared to be imminent due to numerous complaints and even a few lawsuits over inaccurate prescriptions. Juan now was asking Ben for his assistance in trying to resolve the problem, preferably yesterday!

“Ben, I really need your help! If I can’t show some major improvement or at least a solid plan by next month, I’m history.”

“I’ll be glad to help, Juan, but what can I do? I’m just a pharmacist’s assistant.”

“I don’t care what your job title is; I think you’re just the person who can get this done. I realize I’ve been too far removed from day-to-day operations in the pharmacy, but you work there every day. You’re in a much better position to find out how to fix the problem. Just tell me what to do, and I’ll do it.”

“But what about the statistical consultant you hired to analyze the data on inaccurate prescriptions?”

“Ben, to be honest, I’m really disappointed with that guy. He has spent two weeks trying to come up with a new modeling approach to predict weekly inaccurate prescriptions. I tried to explain to him that I don’t want to predict the mistakes, I want to eliminate them! I don’t think I got through, however, because he said we need a month of additional data to verify the model, and then he can apply a new method he just read about in a journal to identify ‘change points in the time series,’ whatever that means. But get this, he will only identify the change points and send me a list; he says it’s my job to figure out what they mean and how to respond. I don’t know much about statistics — the only thing I remember from my course in college is that it was the worst course I ever took– but I’m becoming convinced that it actually doesn’t have much to offer in solving real problems. You’ve just gone through this statistical thinking course, though, so maybe you can see something I can’t. To me, statistical thinking sounds like an oxymoron. I realize it’s a long shot, but I was hoping you could use this as the project you need to officially complete the course.”

“I see your point, Juan. I felt the same way, too. This course was interesting, though, because it didn’t focus on crunching numbers. I have some ideas about how we can approach making improvements in prescription accuracy, and I think this would be a great project. We may not be able to solve it ourselves, however. As you know, there is a lot of finger-pointing going on; the pharmacists blame sloppy handwriting and incomplete instructions from doctors for the problem; doctors blame pharmacy assistants like me who actually do most of the computer entry of the prescriptions, claiming that we are incompetent; and the assistants tend to blame the pharmacists for assuming too much about our knowledge of medical terminology, brand names, known drug interactions, and so on.”

“It sounds like there’s no hope, Ben!”

“I wouldn’t say that at all, Juan. It’s just that there may be no quick fix we can do by ourselves in the pharmacy. Let me explain how I’m thinking about this and how I would propose attacking the problem using what I just learned in the statistical thinking course.”

Source: G. C. Britz, D. W. Emerling, L. B. Hare, R. W. Hoerl, & J. E. Shade. “How to Teach Others to Apply Statistical Thinking.” Quality Progress (June 1997): 67–80.

Assuming the role of Ben Davis, write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you apply the approach discussed in the textbook to this problem. You’ll have to make some assumptions about the processes used by the HMO pharmacy. Also, please use the Internet and / or Strayer LRC to research articles on common problems or errors that pharmacies face. Your paper should address the following points:

  1. Develop a process map about the prescription filling process for HMO’s pharmacy, in which you specify the key problems that the HMO’s pharmacy might be experiencing. Next, use the supplier, input, process steps, output, and customer (SIPOC) model to analyze the HMO pharmacy’s business process.
  2. Analyze the process map and SIPOC model to identify possible main root causes of the problems. Next, categorize whether the main root causes of the problem are special causes or common causes. Provide a rationale for your response.
  3. Suggest the main tools that you would use and the data that you would collect in order to analyze the business process and correct the problem. Justify your response.
  4. Propose one (1) solution to the HMO pharmacy’s on-going problem(s) and propose one (1) strategy to measure the aforementioned solution. Provide a rationale for your response.
  5. Use at least two (2) 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 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 how organizations use statistical thinking to be more competitive.
  • Apply the basic principles of statistical thinking to business processes.
  • Apply the SIPOC model to identify OFIs in business processes.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business process improvement.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business process improvement using proper writing mechanics.

identify the relevant Type 2 tests in a specific domain (in this case space flight)

Provide the Type 2 (11 items) of testing programs (p. 155-156) for a satellite (pages are attached)

2) During environmental qualification, satellites undergo acoustic testing. Describe what it is and how it works

Note: There is a vast amount of information from NASA on this subject. The objective is (a) to identify the relevant Type 2 tests in a specific domain (in this case space flight) and (b) learn as much as you can about a certain (very interesting) test.

Cut-n-paste from reports, websites, etc is unacceptable. If you happen to use any sources, please cite them properly in IEEE format. I expect just a listing and understanding of what each test is and its application to satellite testing (for item #1) and full comprehension of the acoustic tests (for item #2).

Examine how participative leadership functions in today’s modern health care organization and compare it to other types of leadership styles.

To start, select one of the following approved topics for your Senior Project. You may also have a topic of your choice approved by the instructor in Week One.  Many of the approved topics have specific subtopics outlined and, while these topics are not all-inclusive, they do provide insight into specific areas to consider.

Approved Topics:

  1. Examine how participative leadership functions in today’s modern health care organization and compare it to other types of leadership styles. Evaluate how each type of leadership style may impact organizational culture, employee performance, and how it may help or hinder the legitimacy of authority.
  2. As an administrator, address the challenges of employee recruitment and retention of health care professionals. Additional subtopics may include trends in the nursing workforce, shortage of primary care physicians, staff turnover, retention, and staffing patterns.
  3. Analyze the dual role of a manager and healthcare professional. Examine challenges that the health professional compared to those of a non-health professional, may face in terms of leadership style, and the impact these challenges have on organizational culture. The benefits of a health professional manager as an organizational resource may also be included. Explore the career trends of health professionals in organizational leadership positions, such as the types of health professional training that leaders tend to have in common, and the typical demographic background of health professional managers.
  4. The health care industry must anticipate and monitor trends that could possibly affect its overall survival. Analyze how regulation of the health care industry impacts a health care organization. Explore some of the possible survival organizational strategies such as, but not limited to, mergers, and affiliations, achieving accreditation status, professional licensure.
  5. Analyze the impact of technology on how health care services are delivered. The impact of technology on employee performance, organizational structure, and management planning may also be considered.
  6. Analyze the impact of any recent social and/or ethical trends on the health care industry. Discuss at least two issues.

After identifying your topic, choose a health care organization in your area. This organization may be small or large and may provide single inpatient health service or multiple outpatient services; it is your choice. Consider your topic in light of the leadership of this organization and research the challenges and successes it has faced in managing operational effectiveness.  You are welcome to use as many research methods as possible to obtain information for your organization and its managers (e.g., web-based resources, electronic articles, or personal interviews). The more informed you are, the better prepared you will be to complete your project.

Finally, develop a management training program that includes relevant guidelines and information to combat the issues identified in the selected topic, as well as recommendations for managers to more effectively lead health care organizations. Your training program should be in the form of a 20 to 25 slide PowerPoint presentation (excluding title and reference slides) that includes comprehensive speaker’s notes (i.e., at least 150 words) for each slide. Utilize at least three to five scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library and two to three current, scholarly web sources (total of five to eight references required). All sources must be cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Your presentation must be engaging and relevant to your audience. Lines of text on a slide will not be sufficient for this project. It should contain at least five images, graphics, and/or multimedia that communicate your training clearly to your audience. For tips on creating an excellent presentation, read this overview.

Creating the Senior Project

The Senior Project:

  1. Must be 20 to 25 PowerPoint slides (excluding title and reference slides) in length. There are 20 content criteria worth a total of 10 points.
  2. Must include a title slide that contains the following:
    1. Title of project
    2. Your name
    3. Course name and number
    4. Instructor’s name
    5. Date submitted
  3. Must include an introduction with a succinct thesis statement.
  4. Must address the topic of the project with critical thought in the areas of:
    1. Organization details
    2. Challenges and opportunities
    3. Training program outcomes
    4. Impact on at least three stakeholder groups involved delineated by cost, quality, and access to service
    5. Suggested actions
  5. Must include a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  6. Must use at least five supporting graphics (images, graphics, and/ or multimedia) are included and relevant communicating the training content (two points).
  7. Must include speaker’s notes that have evidence of critical thinking and application (content analysis, synthesis, evaluation) related to the research methodology used to develop (six points):
    1. Project content
    2. Practical and relevant solutions to the organizational challenges/opportunities
    3. Appropriate evaluation of individual stakeholder groups involved
  8. Must use at least three to five scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library and two to three current, scholarly web sources.
  9. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  10. Must include a separate reference slide, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

During environmental qualification, satellites undergo acoustic testing. Describe what it is and how it works

Provide the Type 2 (11 items) of testing programs (p. 155-156) for a satellite (pages are attached)

2) During environmental qualification, satellites undergo acoustic testing. Describe what it is and how it works

Note: There is a vast amount of information from NASA on this subject. The objective is (a) to identify the relevant Type 2 tests in a specific domain (in this case space flight) and (b) learn as much as you can about a certain (very interesting) test.

Cut-n-paste from reports, websites, etc is unacceptable. If you happen to use any sources, please cite them properly in IEEE format. I expect just a listing and understanding of what each test is and its application to satellite testing (for item #1) and full comprehension of the acoustic tests (for item #2).

e-Commerce / B2B e-Commerce / mobile and voice-based e-Commerce

Term Paper: A Key Concept in Information Systems

Due Week 10 and worth 200 points

Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research one (1) concept in information systems that you have studied in this course. You may select a topic of your choice or you may use one (1) of the following:

  • Computer literacy and information literacy
  • Using information systems and information technologies / management information systems
  • Data warehouses
  • Personal, legal, ethical, and organizational issues of information systems
  • Protecting information resources
    • risks associated with information technologies
    • computer and network security
    • security threats / measures & enforcement / comprehensive security guidelines
  • Mobile and wireless networks / security
  • Convergence of voice, video, and data
  • New trends: the Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 eras
  • e-Commerce / B2B e-Commerce / mobile and voice-based e-Commerce
  • Global information systems
  • Building successful information systems
  • Enterprise systems
  • Management support systems
  • Intelligent information systems
  • Emerging trends, technologies, and applications.

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Present an overview of the origin and history of the concept that you have chosen.
  2. Describe one (1) current use of the concept that you have chosen. Include at least two (2) examples of such use in individuals, organizations, and / or governments to support your response.
  3. Discuss common attitudes toward the concept. Next, discuss your own attitudes toward the concept in question. Justify your response.
  4. Explain the fundamental strengths and weaknesses—or the advantages and disadvantages—of the concept that you have chosen. Justify your response.
  5. Describe the prevailing view that experts hold about the likely future of the concept in question. Include the views of at least three (3) experts to support your response.
  6. Use at least six (6) 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:

  • Explain the major components of an information systems infrastructure.
  • Identify emerging technologies that enable new forms of communication, collaboration, and partnering.
  • Explain how information systems are enabling new forms of commerce between individuals, organizations, and governments.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in information management.

Write clearly and concisely about information management systems 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 found here.

Analyze the fundamentals of PKI, and determine the primary ways in which its features and functions could benefit your organization and its information security department.

Suppose you are the Information Security Director at a small software company. The organization currently utilizes a Microsoft Server 2012 Active Directory domain administered by your information security team. Mostly software developers and a relatively small number of administrative personnel comprise the remainder of the organization. You have convinced business unit leaders that it would be in the best interest of the company to use a public key infrastructure (PKI) in order to provide a framework that fosters confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and nonrepudiation. Email clients, virtual private network (VPN) products, Web server components, and domain controllers would utilize digital certificates issued by the certificate authority (CA). Additionally, the company would use digital certificates to sign software developed by the company in order to demonstrate software authenticity to the customer.

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

1.      Analyze the fundamentals of PKI, and determine the primary ways in which its features and functions could benefit your organization and its information security department.

2.      Propose one (1) way in which the PKI could assist in the process of signing the company’s software, and explain the main reason why a customer could then believe that software to be authentic.

3.      Compare and contrast public and in-house CAs. Include the positive and negative characteristics of each type of certificate authority, and provide a sound recommendation of and a justification for which you would consider implementing within your organization. Explain your rationale.

4.      Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment (no more than 2-3 years old) from material outside the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality 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

Compare and contrast public and in-house CAs. Include the positive and negative characteristics of each type of certificate authority

Suppose you are the Information Security Director at a small software company. The organization currently utilizes a Microsoft Server 2012 Active Directory domain administered by your information security team. Mostly software developers and a relatively small number of administrative personnel comprise the remainder of the organization. You have convinced business unit leaders that it would be in the best interest of the company to use a public key infrastructure (PKI) in order to provide a framework that fosters confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and nonrepudiation. Email clients, virtual private network (VPN) products, Web server components, and domain controllers would utilize digital certificates issued by the certificate authority (CA). Additionally, the company would use digital certificates to sign software developed by the company in order to demonstrate software authenticity to the customer.

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

1.      Analyze the fundamentals of PKI, and determine the primary ways in which its features and functions could benefit your organization and its information security department.

2.      Propose one (1) way in which the PKI could assist in the process of signing the company’s software, and explain the main reason why a customer could then believe that software to be authentic.

3.      Compare and contrast public and in-house CAs. Include the positive and negative characteristics of each type of certificate authority, and provide a sound recommendation of and a justification for which you would consider implementing within your organization. Explain your rationale.

4.      Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment (no more than 2-3 years old) from material outside the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality 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