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Select ONE (1) category from the completed World View Chart. Provide a rationale for choosing this category. What is compelling about this category? Why is it important in the study of religion?

FINAL PAPER: World View Chart Writing Assignment

Due Week 10 and worth 235 points

This assignment uses the information you have gathered for your weekly World View Chart Assignments.

Choose ONE (1) category (origin of all things, nature of god, view of human nature, view of good and evil, etc.) from the chart to focus on for this assignment. Consider how the selected category relates to all of the religions covered and to your own social or work experiences.

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

  1. Select ONE (1) category from the completed World View Chart. Provide a rationale for choosing this category. What is compelling about this category? Why is it important in the study of religion?
  2. Describe the selected content and explain the significance of the selected category across all of the religions studied. Show in what ways the category is significant for each religion.
  3. Give an example of how you have noticed this category in your life, town or country. What impact does this category have in the everyday lives of people who practice religion in your area? (You do not have to give examples of all the religions in your area, just one you have noticed besides any you practice). For example, in Cincinnati, Ohio we have Hindu, Greek Orthodox, Catholic festivals in the summer. So if my category were “Festivals and Celebrations” I could use those events as my example.
  4. Use at least three (3) quality resources as references for the assignment and document your sources using APA Style for in-text citations and references. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
  5. Write clearly and coherently using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and mechanics.

Your assignment must:

  • 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:

  • Analyze what is meant by religion.
  • Analyze the similarities and differences in the primary beliefs held by major religious traditions and the cultures in which these religions evolved.
  • Describe the varieties of religious experience and practice in a wide range of cultures.
  • Recognize how daily life within various religions and current affairs are influenced by religion.
  • Develop written pieces that demonstrate an analysis of a topic relevant to the course.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in religion.
  • Write clearly and concisely about world religions using proper writing mechanics.

Please Provide At least 4 Sources 

 

Grading Rubric

 

Points: 235 Final Paper
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Select one (1) category from the completed World View Chart. Provide a rationale for choosing this aspect or category.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely selected one (1) category from the completed World View Chart and provided a rationale for choosing this category. Covered 0-1 religions. Insufficiently selected one (1) category from the completed World View Chart and provided a rationale for choosing this category. Covered only 2-3 religions Partially selected one (1) category from the completed World View Chart and provided a rationale for choosing this category. Covered only 4-6 religions. Satisfactorily selected one (1) category from the completed World View Chart and provided a rationale for choosing this category. Covered 7-9 religions. Thoroughly selected one (1) category from the completed World View Chart and provided a rationale for choosing this category. All Covered all 10 religions.
2. Describe the selected content and explain the significance of the selected category across the religions studied.

Weight: 30%

Did not submit or incompletely described the selected content and explained the significance of the selected category across the religions studied.

Covered 0 -1 religion.

Insufficiently described the selected content and explained the significance of the selected category across the religions studied.

Covered 2-3 religions.

Partially described the selected content and explained the significance of the selected category across the religions studied.

Covered 4-6 religions.

Satisfactorily described the selected content and explained the significance of the selected category across the religions studied.

Covered 7-9 religions.

Thoroughly described the selected content and explained the significance of the selected category across the religions studied.

Covered all 10 religions.

3. Provide one (1) specific example of how the selected category is manifested in the student social environment.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely provided one (1) specific example of how the selected category was manifested in your social environment.

Covered 0-1 religions.

Insufficiently provided one (1) specific example of how the selected category was manifested in your social environment.

Covered 2-3 religions.

Partially provided one (1) specific example of how the selected category was manifested in your social environment.

Covered 4-6 religions.

Satisfactorily provided one (1) specific example of how the selected category was manifested in your social environment.

Covered 7-9 religions.

Thoroughly provided one (1) specific example of how the selected category was manifested in your social environment.

Covered all 10 religions.

4. Use at least three (3) quality resources as references for the assignment and document your sources using APA Style for in-text citations and references.

Weight: 10%

No references provided; 0 in-text citations Does not meet the required number of references; all references poor quality choices. Only 1-2 in-text citations. Does not meet the required number of references; some references poor quality choices. 3-4 in-text citations. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. 5-6 in-text citations. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices. 7 or more in-text citations.
5. Write clearly and coherently using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and mechanics.

Weight: 20%

More than 8 errors present 7-8 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors pr

To prepare for this Assignment, review the Week 7 Assignment document provided to you by the Instructor. Examine the budgeted and actual revenues and expenses for a hospital. Reflect on concepts of budgeting and variance. Refer to Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 of Financial Management of Health Care Organizations: An Introduction to Fundamental Tools, Concepts and Applications in this week’s Learning Resources for additional guidance.

Budgeting is an important activity within every healthcare organization. The particular challenges encountered, however, can vary depending on the type of organization. A state or federally funded organization, for example, will likely have a budget that is allocated to it, and it needs to follow specific guidelines on how the money can be used. A for-profit organization, by contrast, will typically have more influence and flexibility in setting up its budget and making choices on matters such as how much to spend on marketing, patient care, or incentives for employees.

In addition to preparing budgets, as a healthcare administrator, you must also be able to evaluate whether or not you have achieved your budget using variance analysis. This is important because variance analysis measures the differences between the budget and actual results, and provides administrators with a starting point for correcting financial performance. For this Assignment, you conduct a variance analysis for a healthcare organization.

To prepare for this Assignment, review the Week 7 Assignment document provided to you by the Instructor. Examine the budgeted and actual revenues and expenses for a hospital. Reflect on concepts of budgeting and variance. Refer to Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 of Financial Management of Health Care Organizations: An Introduction to Fundamental Tools, Concepts and Applications in this week’s Learning Resources for additional guidance.

The Assignment

Using an Excel spreadsheet to show your calculations, address the following:

  • Determine the total variance between the planned and actual budgets for Surgical Volume. Is the variance favorable or unfavorable?
  • Determine the total variance between the planned and actual budgets for Patient Days. Is the variance favorable or unfavorable?
  • Determine the service-related variance for Surgical Volume.
  • Determine the service-related variance for Patient Days.
  • Prepare a flexible budget estimate. Present side-by-side budget, flexible budget estimate, and the actual Surgical Revenues.
  • Prepare a flexible budget estimate. Present a side-by-side budget, flexible budget estimate, and the actual Patient Expenses.
  • Determine what variances are due to change in volume and what variances are due to change in rates.

General Guidance on Assignment Length: Refer to the Week 7 Assignment Rubric for grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use the rubric to assess your work.

A. This week we are focused on learning how to think critically and logically. Based on your experiences in life so far, what do you think are some common barriers that make it hard for people to think critically and logically? B. Here is a quote from the 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill: In the case of any person whose judgment is really deserving of confidence, how has it become so? Because he has kept his mind open to criticism of his opinions and conduct. Because it has been his practice to listen to all that could be said against him; to profit by as much of it as was just, and expound to himself, and upon occasion to others, the fallacy of what was fallacious. Because he has felt, that the only way in which a human being can make some approach to knowing the whole of a subject, is by hearing what can be said about it by persons of every variety of opinion, and studying all modes in which it can be looked at by every character of mind. No wise man ever acquired his wisdom in any mode but this; nor is it in the nature of human intellect to become wise in any other manner. The steady habit of correcting and completing his own opinion by collating it with those of others, so far from causing doubt and hesitation in carrying it into practice, is the only stable foundation for a just reliance on it: for, being cognizant of all that can, at least obviously, be said against him, and having taken up his position against all gainsayers knowing that he has sought for objections and difficulties, instead of avoiding them, and has shut out no light which can be thrown upon the subject from any quarter–he has a right to think his judgment better than that of any person, or any multitude, who have not gone through a similar process (Chapter 2 of On Liberty) Summarize what this quote is saying in your own words and what it can teach us about thinking critically. C. One of the things that we are doing this week is discussing various logical fallacies that people are prone to fall into. Explain the ad hominem fallacy in your own words, and, after you explain it, provide an example of it that you have come across in your life. D. One of the things that we are doing this week is discussing various logical fallacies that people are prone to fall into. Explain the dubious authority fallacy in your own words, and, after you explain it, provide an example of it that you have come across in your life.

A. This week we are focused on learning how to think critically and logically.  Based on your experiences in life so far, what do you think are some common barriers that make it hard for people to think critically and logically?

B. Here is a quote from the 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill:

In the case of any person whose judgment is really deserving of confidence, how has it become so? Because he has kept his mind open to criticism of his opinions and conduct. Because it has been his practice to listen to all that could be said against him; to profit by as much of it as was just, and expound to himself, and upon occasion to others, the fallacy of what was fallacious. Because he has felt, that the only way in which a human being can make some approach to knowing the whole of a subject, is by hearing what can be said about it by persons of every variety of opinion, and studying all modes in which it can be looked at by every character of mind. No wise man ever acquired his wisdom in any mode but this; nor is it in the nature of human intellect to become wise in any other manner. The steady habit of correcting and completing his own opinion by collating it with those of others, so far from causing doubt and hesitation in carrying it into practice, is the only stable foundation for a just reliance on it: for, being cognizant of all that can, at least obviously, be said against him, and having taken up his position against all gainsayers knowing that he has sought for objections and difficulties, instead of avoiding them, and has shut out no light which can be thrown upon the subject from any quarter–he has a right to think his judgment better than that of any person, or any multitude, who have not gone through a similar process (Chapter 2 of On Liberty)

A. This week we are focused on learning how to think critically and logically.  Based on your experiences in life so far, what do you think are some common barriers that make it hard for people to think critically and logically?

B. Here is a quote from the 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill:

In the case of any person whose judgment is really deserving of confidence, how has it become so? Because he has kept his mind open to criticism of his opinions and conduct. Because it has been his practice to listen to all that could be said against him; to profit by as much of it as was just, and expound to himself, and upon occasion to others, the fallacy of what was fallacious. Because he has felt, that the only way in which a human being can make some approach to knowing the whole of a subject, is by hearing what can be said about it by persons of every variety of opinion, and studying all modes in which it can be looked at by every character of mind. No wise man ever acquired his wisdom in any mode but this; nor is it in the nature of human intellect to become wise in any other manner. The steady habit of correcting and completing his own opinion by collating it with those of others, so far from causing doubt and hesitation in carrying it into practice, is the only stable foundation for a just reliance on it: for, being cognizant of all that can, at least obviously, be said against him, and having taken up his position against all gainsayers knowing that he has sought for objections and difficulties, instead of avoiding them, and has shut out no light which can be thrown upon the subject from any quarter–he has a right to think his judgment better than that of any person, or any multitude, who have not gone through a similar process (Chapter 2 of On Liberty)

Summarize what this quote is saying in your own words and what it can teach us about thinking critically.

C. One of the things that we are doing this week is discussing various logical fallacies that people are prone to fall into.  Explain the ad hominem fallacy in your own words, and, after you explain it, provide an example of it that you have come across in your life.

D. One of the things that we are doing this week is discussing various logical fallacies that people are prone to fall into.  Explain the dubious authority fallacy in your own words, and, after you explain it, provide an example of it that you have come across in your life.

D. One of the things that we are doing this week is discussing various logical fallacies that people are prone to fall into.  Explain the dubious authority fallacy in your own words, and, after you explain it, provide an example of it that you have come across in your life.

Which of the below behaviors are inappropriate in a course? Posting a racist comment in the threads Typing posts that contain poor grammar, spelling, and no punctuation, requiring others to guess at the meaning Postings such as this: “Can you use spell-check or proofread, or are you just too stupid?” All of the above

Question

Question 1. Question :

Which of the below behaviors are inappropriate in a course?

Posting a racist comment in the threads

Typing posts that contain poor grammar, spelling, and no punctuation, requiring others to guess at the meaning

Postings such as this: “Can you use spell-check or proofread, or are you just too stupid?”

All of the above

Question 2. Question :

Ethics involves issues of right and wrong, and politically charged issues and ideas; thus, the best way to ensure that my comments are taken in the way I mean them is to _____.

include lots of references to cultural biases and labels – after all, this class is all about how I feel (Please avoid!)

carefully consider my comments, think about how they will affect others who may disagree, and take that into consideration when I word my posts

take everything everyone else says, and try to twist it into something ugly so they look bad and I look good (get really upset and take everything everyone says personally) (Please don’t do this.)

sit quietly in the corner (better to stay out of the discussion) (Absolutely not – please get involved and post at least three times per week to each thread.)

Question 3. Question :

Posting in the course’s threaded discussions is an essential element in our online, asynchronous classroom. Which of the following is not an example of value-adding posting?

Bringing an item that has been researched on the Internet with a quote and website link

Simply bringing an opinion statement to the discussion with a phrase like, “Well, I think” (Unsupported opinion)

Adding wisdom to a discussion from your personal background or expertise

Asking for clarification of the meaning of another student’s post

Writing a response to another student’s post by name

Question 4. Question :

Which of the following is the most appropriate response for a student to post to another student who has posted this:

E-mail the sender of that note.

Let your instructor handle it. (Instructor’s responsibility)

Complain to the class in the Q & A Forum Thread.

Post to the offending student what a jerk he or she is.

Ask Student Services to intervene.

Question 5. Question :

Choose from the following choices the way in which collegiality is encouraged in our course.

Bringing resources of value into the course through research and proper citation

Students responding directly to the posts of other students by name

Good use of grammar and spelling through careful writing and the use of the spell-check function

Students bringing personal experiences about the topic to the class and adding them to the discussion

All of the above

A fallacy is _____. a logical progression warrant based logic an inference from data to a claim that circumvents sound logical reasoning a claim that represents logical reasoning in a circuitous path a faulty synapse in the receptacle

Question

1. Question :

A fallacy is _____.

a logical progression

warrant based logic

an inference from data to a claim that circumvents sound logical reasoning

a claim that represents logical reasoning in a circuitous path

a faulty synapse in the receptacle

Question 2. Question :

A car salesman says this, in order to get you to buy a new car from him:

“Buddy! You gotta buy this car. Please! If you don’t buy it, my boss will fire me!”

This type of faulty logic is an example of _____.

the ad hominem argument

the hasty generalization fallacy

the straw man fallacy

emotional appeal to popularity

special pleading

Question 3. Question :

Do you have only a few select friends or a large circle of friends?

What fallacy is operating here?

Straw man

Appeal to fear

Ad hominem

False dilemma

Questionable statistics

Question 4. Question :

All those old people are cheap.

They never give me a fair tip when I park their cars in the valet parking lot.

What kind of fallacy is operating here?

Straw man

Appeal to fear

Hasty generalization

Questionable statistics

Slippery slope

Question 5. Question :

Measuring our country’s health by measuring the consumption of petroleum

is like measuring a person’s health my how much medical care he or she buys.

What kind of fallacy is operating here?

Hasty generalization

Questionable statistics

False analogy

Invalid in form

Confusing assumptions with facts

Which of the three primary schools of ethics is operating when the commanding officer (CO) decides for medical evacuation of the injured sailor in order to aid the most possible? Care based Ends based Virtue based Self-interest Conscience driven

Question

1. Question :

A decision by the commanding officer (CO) to follow rules and procedures in this situation would be what kind of ethics?

Objectivist ethics of self-interest

Deontological

A deficiency of the virtue of courage

Care-based

Self-interest

Question 2. Question :

Which of the three primary schools of ethics is operating when the commanding officer (CO) decides for medical evacuation of the injured sailor in order to aid the most possible?

Care based

Ends based

Virtue based

Self-interest

Conscience driven

Question 3. Question :

If the CO had been influenced by studying Thomas Aquinas, his decision making would be influenced by what factor?

His conscience

His strength of personality

His desire to succeed through successful outcomes

His repentance

His leadership skills

Question 4. Question :

What virtue is not shown if the CO shows unwillingness to contact the carrier air group commander about the welfare of his sailor because of fear?

Procrastination

Selfishness

The virtue of courage

Wisdom

Moderation

Question 5. Question :

For the CO to make a decision in accordance with the categorical imperative indicates that he has been reading what ethicist?

Aristotle

Jeremy Bentham

Immanuel Kant

John Locke

St. Augustine

Question 6. Question :

A voice in one’s head telling one what the right thing to do is

Aristotle’s Virtues of the Mean.

An act of conscience.

Calculated acceptance of unavoidable consequences.

Being driven by personal self-interest and ambition.

Ends-based thinking of the Three Primary Schools of Ethics

Question 7. Question :

To ask, “What is the best possible outcome for my whole ship” is to apply what kind of ethics?

Social contract

Utilitarianism

Deontological ethics

Being caught in a dilemma

Ethics of the mean

Question 8. Question :

To think, “What can this do for my reputation when I come up for selection as admiral,” is an example of what kind of ethics?

Immanuel Kant’s categorical imperative.

John Locke’s social contract.

Ayn Rand’s objectivism.

Augustine’s doctrine of sin.

A social contract with the crew.

Question 9. Question :

To speculate about “what would the crew want to happen now” engages the CO in what ethics?

Utilitarian ethics

The virtue of compassion

Kant’s categorical imperative, second formulation

Concern for his vulnerability to sin

Deontological ethics

Question 10. Question :

If the CO were to take a care-based approach to this emergency situation, what would he do?

He would try to sympathize with the sailor and feel his pain.

He would try to figure out what he would want if he were the sailor and had suffered the injury.

He would contact the injured sailor’s family at home.

He would follow the published instructions for this kind of emergency

He would get the carrier air group commander to send the helicopter, even after dark.

A single machine (server) that allows multiple users to access that machine simultaneously must have what type of OS installed? Question 1 options: A) Single-user/single-tasking B) Single-user/multitasking C) Multiuser D) Multiprocessing Question 2 (1 point)

Question

Question 1 (1 point)

Question 1 Unsaved

A single machine (server) that allows multiple users to access that machine simultaneously must have what type of OS installed?

Question 1 options:

A) Single-user/single-tasking

B) Single-user/multitasking

C) Multiuser

D) Multiprocessing

Question 2 (1 point)

Question 2 Unsaved

A complete operating system that works on a desktop computer, notebook computer, or mobile computing device is a __________ operating system.

Question 2 options:

A) standalone

B) network

Question 3 (1 point)

Question 3 Unsaved

True or false? The only system utilities available are those bundled with the OS.

Question 3 options:

A) True

B) False

Question 4 (1 point)

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You currently have a PC with Windows Vista installed. Would the following statement hold true in a decision to upgrade to Windows 10 (or the latest version available)? Select Yes or No

It can be loaded on a hardware configuration I currently have without upgrading any of the current hardware on my PC. Yes

The upgrade is free. Yes

There should be a very limited learning curve to become familiar with Windows 8. No

Question 4 options:

Yes:Incorrect. Hardware configurations that support Vista may need to be upgraded in order for Windows 7 or 8 to be installed.

No:Correct. There are rigorous system requirements for the latest versions of Windows, possibly requiring hardware upgrades to maintain performance.

No: There are rigorous system requirements for the latest versions of Windows, possibly requiring hardware upgrades to maintain performance.

Question 5 (1 point)

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The term used for a device that combines the screen size (5­ to 6.9­inch) and functions of a

tablet with several features of a phone is __________.

Question 5 options:

A) Android

B) Symbian

C) phablet

D) smartphone

Question 6 (1 point)

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Is the following considered a job that an operating system must perform? Select Yes or No.

Management of memory and storage

Question 6 options:

A) Yes

B) No

Question 7 (1 point)

Question 7 Unsaved

What type of program allows a user to copy or back up selected files or an entire hard disk to another storage medium?

Question 7 options:

A) Operating system

B) System utility

C) Application

D) Firmware

Question 8 (1 point)

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An operating system is considered to be __________.

Question 8 options:

A) computer hardware

B) application software

C) system software

D) memory

Question 9 (1 point)

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Which major OS has more reported security breaches?

Question 9 options:

A) Apple’s OS X

B) Microsoft’s Windows 7

C) Google’s Android

Question 10 (1 point)

Question 10 Unsaved

Which OS has the largest library of applications compatible across many different computing platforms?

Question 10 options:

A) Apple’s OS X

B) Linux

C) Microsoft’s Windows

 

 

1. Why was the United States unable to avoid entering a Cold War with the Soviet Union? 2. In what ways were Truman’s and Eisenhower’s foreign policies similar? How did they differ?

How would you characterize the state of the American labor movement today?

This assignment involves you answering one of the following questions

Your initial answer to the question should be between 400 words long. Include references and citations where necessary to ensure proper credit and documentation of your sources. You are welcome to include references in addition to the course textbook, just ensure that you use proper documentation. Please let me know if you have any questions / concerns regarding Chicago Style format.

Questions:

1. Why was the United States unable to avoid entering a Cold War with the Soviet Union?

2. In what ways were Truman’s and Eisenhower’s foreign policies similar? How did they differ?

3. What was the relationship between consumer culture and the emphasis on family life in the postwar era?

4. What is the significance of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision?

The final submission should contain at least 5 to 7 pages’ worth of text written by the student (not counting title page, images, diagrams, tables, or quotations that may be used), but may be longer, not to exceed approximately 7 pages’ worth of student-supplied text. It must be double-spaced, have 1-inch margins, and use 12-point Times New Roman or 10-point Arial/Helvetica font. A title page is required.

I need plagiarism free paper. I have to post this paper at Turnitin. If you think, you can do that then please dont reply for the post.

 

Linux Implementation Proposal

 

Linx, LLC. has a new research and development group – LSDG. All systems in LSDG will run the Linux operating system and will access resources, as well as share resources, with Linx, LLC.’s Microsoft Active Directory domain. The domain consists of several Windows Server 2012 R2 servers running various services (Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, web services, printing and file services).

 

Linx, LLC. also has around 500 client operating system desktops/laptops that run Windows 7 and Windows XP. There is a mix of desktop and laptop systems.

 

Current Desktop/Laptop Configuration for Windows 7:

Processor: Intel Core i3 Second Generation

Memory: 4GB RAM

Hard Drive: 350GB

Network Card: 10/100/1000 Mbps

USB Ports: 4 USB 2.0

Monitor: 20inch LCD

 

Current Desktop/Laptop Configuration for Windows XP:

Processor: Intel Core 2

Memory: 2GB RAM

Hard Drive: 80GB

Network Card: 10/100 Mbps

USB Ports: 4 USB 2.0

Monitor: 15inch LCD

 

Your boss wants you to come up with a proposal to replace all Windows XP systems with Linux. You will implement the Linux variant CENTOS 6.8   (https://wiki.centos.org/FrontPage)

 

Requirements

The final submission should contain at least 5 to 7 pages’ worth of text written by the student (not counting title page, images, diagrams, tables, or quotations that may be used), but may be longer, not to exceed approximately 7 pages’ worth of student-supplied text. It must be double-spaced, have 1-inch margins, and use 12-point Times New Roman or 10-point Arial/Helvetica font. A title page is required.

 

You must turn this assignment to both the assignment area within our LEO classroom as well as to the TurnItIn website. Failure to do so may result in point deductions. Follow the TurnItIn instructions provided within the class.

 

You must address the following in your proposal and may make any assumptions which are not specified:

 

·       Research and justify whether LSDG will use existing computer hardware that is being used with the Windows XP systems, or if new hardware will be required.

·       Plan for migration from Windows XP to Linux.

·       Determine the hardware to be used and the installation options.

·       How will users log onto the systems? Explain.

·       How will systems receive IP addresses? Explain.

·       How will DNS be accessed by the LSDG systems? Explain.

·       Explain how files on the network may be accessed by LSDG.

·       Explain how LSDG can securely share files within their group and other selected groups/users in the company.

·       How will printing be handled? Explain.

·       What, if any, data will be encrypted? Explain.