To successfully complete this course, you will be expected to:
1. Manipulate web page elements using Document Object Model (DOM).
4. Communicate effectively.
Write a 2 page double-spaced paper (no need to follow any writing format such as MLA or APA) addressing the following questions:
What IS key features has Zara utilized in their operations supply chain to gain a competitive advantage over other retailers?
Give an example of another industry where Zara’s quick-to-market approach could build sustained competitive advantage for a firm.
How does Zara utilize collaboration to drive design changes in the company?
What features in Zara’s enterprise system allow for seamless communication between customers and representatives of the retailer?
Is there any technology improvement you can think of that Zara could utilize in their enterprise system to their advantage? (may require outside research)
Good database design must be matched to good table structure. Normalization is a very important ingredient in database design.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Why are some table structures considered to be bad and others good?
How do you recognize the difference between good and bad table structures?
What effect does normalization have on creating good tables and why should you learn so many normalization rules?
This week, you watched Fake news vs real news (PBS online video):
Fake news is no longer a matter of the occasional hoax. There is growing evidence that fake news has the power to shape public opinion and even sway elections. As more Americans get their news online, it is increasingly vital that we as consumers know how to verify sources and spot fake news.
Topic 1 Questions:
Explain at least two ways fake news could affect results of political elections?
What can companies like Facebook and Twitter do to stop users from spreading fake news? What can we, as consumers, do? What do you think would work, especially with younger users?
Topic 2: Deepfakes
This week you read about Deepfakes in two different Read & Watch items, one created by CNN Business and one by Forbes.
Deepfake technology will certainly become more prevalent as we move into the future.
Topic 2 Questions:
How concerned are you about the negative impact Deepfakes could have on society?
Discuss the following: 1. How might blockchain technology impact job repositories? You are required to cite this week’s assigned readings in your paper. You may also cite prior week’s reading assignments and external sources if you wish.
Use the following headings to organize your paper: Introduction, Question 1, Conclusion, References.
Writing Requirements for all Assignments:
References MUST be cited within your paper in APA format. Your reference page and in-text citations must match 100%. Papers without in-text citations will earn failing grades.
Always include a cover page and reference page with all submissions
Your paper must have headings in it. For discussion posts Introduction, Prompt/Question, and Conclusion will suffice as headings.
Provide the EXACT web link for all online sources – do not provide just the home page, but the EXACT LINK – I check all sources
No abbreviations, no contractions – write formally
Write in the third person formal voice (no first or second person pronouns)
Write MORE than the minimum requirement of the word count assigned
As always, the word count is ONLY for the BODY of the paper – the cover page, reference page, and / or Appendix (if included) do not count towards the word count for the paper
Indent the first line of each new paragraph five spaces
Refer to the example APA paper in the getting started folder under the content tab if you need an example. Also, a power is provided under the information tab that addresses APA format.
Use double-spacing / zero point line spacing, a running header, page numbers, and left justify the margins.
Mandatory research reference
1. Gromov, A. Y., Petrovskaia, T. A., Suslina, A. A., & Khizriyeva, N. I. (2018, June). Human resources intelligent selection algorithm with improvement of data validity. 7th Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing.
2. Chowdhury, S., Colman, A., Kabir, M. A., & Han, J. (2018). Blockchain for fraud prevention: A work-history fraud prevention system. 2018 17th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications. 1858-1863.
PLus your own research
You’ve had some contact with Richard Stallman and the Free Software Foundation. Discuss the history of the Free Software Foundation and whether you think it provides a valuable service today or should it be deprecated.
Using your own words, write at least 750 words in five paragraph format. Include 3 quotes with quotation marks and in-line citations from 3 different sources. Cite your sources in-line and in a reference list at the end. Provide proper attribution. Include a meaningful title.
Kindly follow attached Rubric,
Please do not copy without providing proper attribution. This paper will be evaluated through SafeAssign.
please write in APA format
Threat Modeling A new medium-sized health care facility just opened and you are hired as the CIO. The CEO is somewhat technical and has tasked you with creating a threat model. The CEO needs to decide from 3 selected models but needs your recommendation. conduct your own research, then choose a model to recommend with proper justifications. Items to include (at a minimum) are:
User authentication and credentials with third-party applications
3 common security risks with ratings: low, medium or high
Justification of your threat model (why it was chosen over the other two: compare and contrast)
You will research several threat models as it applies to the health care industry, summarize three models and choose one as a recommendation to the CEO in a summary with a model using UML Diagrams (Do not copy and paste images from the Internet). In your research paper, be sure to discuss the security risks and assign a label of low, medium or high risks and the CEO will make the determination to accept the risks or mitigate them.
Projects are unique by nature, and organizations each have their own specific needs when it comes to managing systems projects. Additionally, there is never a superior SDLC methodology, but rather SDLCs that will fit certain projects better than others.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Compare and contrast Agile and waterfall SDLCs. Based on your personal and work experiences, why might an organization opt to choose one SDLC over another? Can an organization make use of both types of SDLCs, and why?
Reference a project you have personally worked on (at home or at work) and integrate that experience into your response.
From a development team of one to two people to an enterprise-level team with multiple divisions, the topic of mobile development will eventually come up. Write a 3 page paper in which you (excluding cover page and references page):
Compare & Contrast mobile applications vs websites.
Research and discuss the importance of developing a mobile strategy.
Discuss different system mobile functionalities.
Explain the social aspect of mobile interfaces.
Discuss two-three mobile application development myths.
Argue the need for adaptive vs dedicated mobile websites.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Please provide peer-review references to substantiate your viewpoint. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
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.
A brick-and-mortar store with 50 locations in North America and about 10 locations in Europe is trying to make its presence on the internet. Its strategic goal is to increase online revenues by 20% in five years while retaining its physical store presence.
You are assigned to develop a plan for the online venture. It is your goal to make a difference. It is a for-profit model with brick-and-mortar and online models to channel the revenues. You will need to use one of the online business models that complements the brick-and-mortar model. In developing a plan, you must take into consideration the potential ethical concerns, social impacts, and legal issues involved in undertaking the venture. Keep in mind that some of the customers are in EU, so make sure applicable EU privacy laws are followed.
In a well-written paper, develop a plan that addresses the above considerations. You should include the following in your plan:
a basic overview of the hybrid model of the venture, including its mission;
the type of business model to be used for the venture;
a summary of how this venture will appeal to European customers;
an analysis of the affects this venture might have on European culture (where applicable);
any ethical issues this business can address, could encounter, or both;
potential risks associated with operating an online venture in conjunction with brick-and-mortar stores;
strategies for protecting privacy (HINT: GDPR);
discussion of any needed copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets, if applicable; and
potential benefits brought about by this venture.
Your paper should also meet the following requirements:
Be eight to ten pages in length.
Include at least three references from the readings or outside sources. The CSU Global Library is a good place to find your sources.
Follow APA formatting according to the CSU Global Writing Center.