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Management Company Porfile
Management Company Porfile COMPANY OVERVIEW Martella Paper Products, Inc. is a paper products producer and distributor to many offices and office supply stores. The company was established in 1979 by Michael Martella. Michael Martella saw the need for a paper company and believed that he could fill that need. Martella Paper Products Inc. has been in business for over 15 years. The company has expanded tremendously in that time. When the company was first established, Mr. Martella could not even ...

Hollywood and Computer Animation
Hollywood and Computer Animation IS 490 SPECIAL TOPICS Computer Graphics Lance Allen May 6, 1996 Table of Contents Introduction 3 How It Was 3 How It All Began 4 Times Were Changing 6 Industry\'s First Attempts 7 The Second Wave 10 How the Magic is Made 11 Modeling 12 Animation 13 Rendering 13 Conclusion 15 Bibliography 16 Introduction Hollywood has gone digital, and the old ways of doing things are dying. Animation and special effects created with computers have been embraced by television netw...

Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company rev...

Application Software
Application Software John Hassler Professor C. Mason Computer Information systems 204 September 13, 1996 Computer systems contain both hard and software. Hardware is any tangible item in a computer system, like the system unit, keyboard, or printer. Software, or a computer program, is the set of instruction that direct the computer to perform a task. Software falls into one of two categories: system software and application software. System software controls the operation of the computer hardwar...

The Necessity Of Computer Security
The Necessity Of Computer Security When the first electronic computers emerged from university and military laboratories in the late 1940s and early 1950s, visionaries proclaimed them the harbingers of a second industrial revolution that would transform business, government and industry. But few laymen, even if they were aware of the machines, could see the connection. Experts too, were sceptical. Not only were computers huge, expensive, one-of-a-kind devices designed for performing abstruse sci...

Overview of Video On Demand Systems
Overview of Video On Demand Systems Joseph Newcomer SCOPE INTRODUCTION THE INITIATIVE FOR WORLDWIDE MULTIMEDIA TELECONFERENCING AND VIDEO SERVER STANDARDS NEW BUSINESS IMPERATIVES STARTING WITH STANDARDS TWO STANDARDS, ONE GOAL STANDARDS FIRST SUMMARY CONTENT PREPARATION: REQUIREMENTS: CODECs/Compression Object Oriented Database Management Systems Encoding Verification SUMMARY VIDEO SERVER REQUIREMENTS LIMITATIONS PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION NETWORK: LAN TYPES PROTOCOLS WAN TYPES SCOPE Video on demand...

Why You Should Purchase A PC
Why You Should Purchase A PC Computers are capable of doing more things every year. There are many advantages to knowing how to use a computer, and it is important that everyone know how to use them properly. Using the information I have gathered, and my own knowledge from my 12 years of computer experience, I will explain the many advantages of owning a computer and knowing how to use a PC and I will attempt to explain why you should purchase a computer and learn how to use one properly. Webste...

Windows 95 or NT
Windows 95 or NT When one asks himself or another, Which Operating system will better fill my needs as an operating system Windows 95 or Windows NT version 3.51. I will look at both operating systems and compare the qualities of each one in price, performance, stability and ease of use. The final results will give one a clear view to the superior operating system for years to come. As one already knows, that if you keep up with the computer industry, that Microsoft Windows has been around for a ...

Year 2000: Fiction, Fantasy, and Fact
Year 2000: Fiction, Fantasy, and Fact The Mad Scramble for the Elusive Silver Bullet . . . and the Clock Ticks Away. Wayne Anderson November 7, 1996 The year 2000 is practically around the corner, promising a new era of greatness and wonder . . . as long as you don\'t own a computer or work with one. The year 2000 is bringing a Pandora\'s Box of gifts to the computer world, and the latch is slowly coming undone. The year 2000 bug is not really a bug or virus, but is more a computer industr...

Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company rev...

Software Licensing
Software Licensing In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12.5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2.2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of U.S. software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly 85 percent of the software industry\'s piracy losses occurred outside of the United States borders. The Software Publishers Association indicated that approximately 35 percent of the business software i...

Brief History of Library Automation: 1930-1996
Brief History of Library Automation: 1930-1996 An automated library is one where a computer system is used to manage one or several of the library\'s key functions such as acquisitions, serials control, cataloging, circulation and the public access catalog. When exploring the history of library automation, it is possible to return to past centuries when visionaries well before the computer age created devices to assist with their book lending systems. Even as far back as 1588, the invention of t...

Computer Viruses: Past, Present And Future
Computer Viruses: Past, Present And Future In our health-conscious society, viruses of any type are an enemy. Computer viruses are especially pernicious. They can and do strike any unprotected computer system, with results that range from merely annoying to the disastrous, time-consuming and expensive loss of software and data. And with corporations increasingly using computers for enterprise-wide, business-critical computing, the costs of virus-induced down-time are growing along with the threa...

Computers and Society
Computers and Society The decade of the 1980\'s saw an explosion in computer technology and computer usage that deeply changed society. Today computers are a part of everyday life, they are in their simplest form a digital watch or more complexly computers manage power grids, telephone networks, and the money of the world. Henry Grunwald, former US ambassador to Austria best describes the computer\'s functions, It enables the mind to ask questions, find answers, stockpile knowledge, and devise ...

LEARNING/CONTENT STANDARDS
LEARNING/CONTENT STANDARDS The word standard represents a specific idea of what teachers expect a student to recall, understand or demonstrate down the road. When teachers can assess how close a student comes to the standards, they know where to adjust or where to focus their attention. Each state sets the standards for the schools. Louisiana is number one in striving to improve the quality of education for its children. With the use of the internet in the individual classrooms, the quality of ...

Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Office XP Concepts and Techniques Excel 2002Project OneCreating a Worksheet and Embedded Chartobjectives Students will have mastered the material in this project when they can: l Start Excel l Describe the Excel worksheet l Describe the speech recognition capabilities of Excel l Select a cell or range of cells l Enter text and numbers l Use the AutoSum button to sum a range of cells l Copy a cell to a range of cells using the fill handle l Bold font, change font size, and change font c...

Accessing the data of a business
Accessing the data of a business Description of problem The aim for this coursework is to design a new system for an estate agent called Folly\'s agents. The database will be designed to hold information about the properties such as number of bedrooms, garden size, price etc. Currently the company is using a filing cabinet to keep the current data, this takes up a lot of space and it is hard for the workers to access or amend the information. I will need to design a solution for this problem, my...

HDip Ed, Physics Methodology
HDip Ed, Physics Methodology FAO Re HDip Ed, Physics Methodology From Student No Question: Should practical workshops be an integral part of science methodology in the HDip? The question, as I see it, being asked here is whether or not trainee science teachers would benefit from a greater emphasis on lab and practical experience and training in the HDip course. I feel that this issue needs to be explored in context, therefore I will, briefly, look at the purpose and practice of experimental work...

TROLLEY STOP
TROLLEY STOP (ADVISE ON PROGRAM REQUIREMENT) I am writing to advise the company on suitable options for a program, from which the company can make its decision. Custom Built This software that can be designed to excellently suit the companys requirement for a program to boost operations. If the company can afford to have a software designer to design a program suitable for their operations will be an excellent idea. The company will have to take reasonable steps towards the decision with the f...

The Year 2000 Problem
The Year 2000 Problem Where did this problem come from? What is going to happen on January 1st, 2000? What will we be doing on New Year\'s Eve 1999? Will we be partying and celebrating like it\'s the beginning of the new millenium or will we be storing up on food, gas, and batteries for our survival? According to Professor Bill Erdly, Director of Computing and Software Systems at UWB, the Y2K problem certainly does exist and can result in some major problems if not corrected. (Nelson-White, 1/...

Encryption
Encryption INTRODUCTION Turning meaningful words and numbers into coded language has been in use since pharaohs ruled over Egypt some 400 years ago. It is a simple way of making your data readable only by those you want to read it. In the Wild West, in fact, Wells Fargo conducted much of its banking activities via telegraph, and the bank regularly coded messages like so: A simple phrase like, We will pay $1,000 silver tomorrow, was relayed over telegraph lines as confusing jumble like, Petri...

Y2K (Year 2000 Problem)
Y2K (Year 2000 Problem) The Year 2000 Problem Argument for the statement The Year 2000 bug will have such extensive repercussions that families and individuals should begin planning now for the imminent chaos. The Ticking Bomb Introduction A serious problem called the Millennium Bug, and also known as the Year 2000 Problem and Y2K, is bringing a new century celebration into a daunting nightmare. In the 1860s and 1970s, when computer systems were first built, the computer hardware, especi...

Mac vs. PC
Mac vs. PC The first decision you need to make when you are buying a computer is what make of computer you need. Do you need an Apple Macintosh or an IBM compatible? One of the major differences between the two compute makes is the type of microprocessor they use. The microprocessor, or central processing unit, is a microchip that handles all the main processing functions of the computer, making it a lot like the computer\'s brain. IBM compatible computers use microprocessors manufactured by Int...

Computer Graphics
Computer Graphics IS 490 SPECIAL TOPICS Computer Graphics May 6, 1996 Table of Contents Introduction 3 How It Was 3 How It All Began 4 Times Were Changing 6 Industry\'s First Attempts 7 The Second Wave 10 How the Magic is Made 11 Modeling 12 Animation 13 Rendering 13 Conclusion 15 Bibliography 16 Introduction Hollywood has gone digital, and the old ways of doing things are dying. Animation and special effects created with computers have been embraced by television networks, advertisers, and movi...

Microsoft
Microsoft You walk into Best Buy and look at software for your brand new computer manufactured by IBM. You look at the price for Windows 99 , and the price reads 300 dollars!! You walk over to one of the workers at the store and ask him, Is there a mistake with the price on Windows 99? He replies, no without stopping what he is doing. You open your mouth to say something but nothing comes out, you are to shocked. Then you walk away with absolutely nothing to say. How would you like this to h...

Microsoft Software for the 90's
Microsoft Software for the 90\'s WINDOWS Microsoft Windows 3.1 is a software package that changes the way we use personal computers. It allows us to run more than one application at a time and to transfer information between those applications. Windows also makes use of the full power of our computers and provides a graphical interface for a more intuitive and therefore more efficient work environment. WORD Microsoft Word for Windows is one of the first of a new generation of word processing sof...

Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly...

DESIGNING A NETWORK
DESIGNING A NETWORK I. STATEMENT & BACKGROUND The college of Business (COB) server is now being used to support deliver to the Computer Information System (CIS) department. The CIS professors would be using the server for various operations. Assignments, e-mail, and other types of information would be easier for the students to access. Network users are able to share files, printers and other resources; send electronic messages and run programs on other computers. However, certain important issu...

SUMMER TRAINING PROJECT REPORT
SUMMER TRAINING PROJECT REPORT ON EMPLOYEE RETENTION STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY BPO's SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF REQUIREMENT OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.) GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY, DELHI [pic] Training Supervisor: Submitted By: Mrs. Smriti Dua Mani Kant Sharma Enrollment No: 08014201712 BBA VIth Semester SESSION 2014-2015 Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Sector - 16C, Dwarka New Delhi - 110075 STUDENT'S DECLARATION I hereby declare that the Summer...

ComputAbility - Sales Goals
ComputAbility - Sales Goals ComputAbility, a mail-order company, began in 1982. An authorized reseller of computer software and hardware, ComputAbility offers their clients over 50,000 products. The company has built their reputation on a foundation of competitive prices and quality service. In August of 1997, Creative Computers, also a mail-order company, acquired ComputAbility. The acquisition provided a number of benefits to the company, primarily a larger product selection to offer to custom...

Employee morale
Employee morale NON-TRADITIONAL WORKING HOURS IMPROVE EMPLOYEE MORALE INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY Prepared for Mr. Robert Pigg, President Lakedale Manufacturing 1 Desert Storm Drive Niceville, FL 33870 Prepared by Human Resource Department Lakedale Manufacturing 320 Ardennes Street Arabia, NC 28357 Lakedale Manufacturing Human Resource Department 320 Ardennes Street Arabia, NC 28357 Mr. Robert Pigg, President Lakedale Manufacturing 1 Desert Storm Drive Niceville, FL 33870 Dear Mr. Pigg: Here is the re...

BILL GATES
BILL GATES Bill Gates is the Antichrist Ever since Microsoft was founded, Bill Gates has gained power over the people of the world by winning a monopoly in the computer-software industry. From the assistance Microsoft gave in the development of the personal computer, to the virtual monopoly that Windows 95 now has on most computers all over the world; Microsoft has controlled a major portion of the computer industry. In his repeated conquests over his competitors, Gates has left an increasingly ...

ITT Trip Scheduling
ITT Trip Scheduling The Information, Tours and Tickets (ITT) office could use a system to assist them in creating trip schedules. In this paper I will outline a plan for a Decision Support System (DSS) that will assist ITT in creating schedules for their tours. This system will also track customer surveys and hold data about all of ITTs trips. They already have some computer systems, a spread sheet program and a data base management system (DBMS) which can all be used to build a small DSS. Using...

Macintosh vs. IBM
Macintosh vs. IBM The IBM and Macintosh computers have been in competition with each other for years, and each of them have their strong points. They both had their own ideas about where they should go in the personal computer market. They also had many developments, which propelled themselves over the other. It all started when Thomas John Watson became president of Computing Tabulating Recording in 1914, and in 1924 he renamed it to International Business Machines Corporation. He eventually wi...

Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROSOFT HISTORY 1 EARLY INFLUENCES 2 FIRST BUSINESS VENTURE 3 EDUCATION ATTEMPT 3 THE MOTIVATIONAL SIDE OF FEAR 4 A JAPANESE CONNECTION 5 IBM INFLUENCE 5 SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST 6 A CRUCIAL DEAL 6 COMPETITION ERRORS 7 BIRTH OF WINDOWS 7 MISSION STATEMENT AND ANALYSIS 8 INDUSTRY AND COMPETITVE ANALYSIS 9 DOMINANT ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS 9 Market Differentiation 9 Pace of technological change 10 Advances to the Printed Word 11 DRIVING FORCES 12 The Intern...

INTEL Knows Best? A Major Marketing Mistake
INTEL Knows Best? A Major Marketing Mistake Problem Statement When Thomas Nicely, a mathematician at Lynchburg College in Virginia, first went public with the fact that Intel\'s new Pentium chip was defective Intel admitted to the fact that it had sold millions of defective chips, and had known about the defective chips for over four months. Intel said its reasoning for not going public was that most people would never encounter any problems with the chip. Intel said that a spreadsheet user doin...

Windows 95
Windows 95 James Connell Windows 95 may very well be the most talked about software release in history. With more people than ever using personal computers, and given Microsoft\'s dominance in this still growing market, Mr. Gates\' newest offering has caused quite a stir. As with any new product in this ultra-competitive industry, Windows 95 has come under intense scrutiny. Advocates of the new operating system applaud its new features and usability, while its opponents talk about the similariti...

Computer Virus
Computer Virus COMPUTER VIRUSES Cateye 1 WHAT IS A COMPUTER VIRUS: The term usually used to define a computer virus is: \' A computer virus is often malicious software which replicates itself\' [ Podell 1987 for similar definition ] - COMPUTER VIRUSES ARE BASICALLY PROGRAMS, LIKE A SPREADSHEET OR A WORD PROCESSOR. - PROGRAMS WHICH CAN INSERT EXECUTABLE COPIES OF ITSELF INTO OTHER PROGRAMS. - PROGRAMS THAT MANIPULATES PROGRAMS, MODIFIES OTHER PROGRAMS AND REPRODUCE ITSELF IN THE PROCESS. Comparin...

How Far Will Microsoft Get?
How Far Will Microsoft Get? How Far Will Microsoft Get? The first question that we must ask is, How dangerous is Microsoft? There are two chief groups as the objects of that question that of Microsofts product consumers and that of Microsofts competitors. A distinction must be made between the two when answering such a question due to the extreme differences between both. Whether a decision or action made by Microsoft is beneficial or not to one of the two does not mean that its true for ...

Technology Paper
Technology Paper Introduction When mainframe and minicomputers provided the backbone of business computing, there were essentially networked environments in the sense that dumb terminals shared access to a single processor (the minicomputer or mainframe), printer (or printers) and other peripheral devices. Files could be shared among users because they were stored on the same machine. Electrical and operational connections were available in common and shared applications, and implementation of n...

Computer Viruses
Computer Viruses (anonymous) 1 WHAT IS A COMPUTER VIRUS: The term usually used to define a computer virus is: \' A computer virus is often malicious software which replicates itself\' [ Podell 1987 for similar definition ] - COMPUTER VIRUSES ARE BASICALLY PROGRAMS, LIKE A SPREADSHEET OR A WORD PROCESSOR. - PROGRAMS WHICH CAN INSERT EXECUTABLE COPIES OF ITSELF INTO OTHER PROGRAMS. - PROGRAMS THAT MANIPULATES PROGRAMS, MODIFIES OTHER PROGRAMS AND REPRODUCE ITSELF IN THE PROCESS. However, compute...

Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer\'s Disease We performed a retrospective study of the behavior of lost Dementia of Alzheimer\'s Type (DAT) patients who became the subjects of organized Search and Rescue efforts. We compared the DAT patients behavior to the behavior of elderly lost victims that possessed normal cognitive abilities. Data for both populations was from the Virginia Department of Emergency Services lost subject database. We found that normal elderly individuals on average traveled a greater straight line d...

The Success of Microsoft
The Success of Microsoft Advanced English Microsoft has become a very large, industrious, competitive and successful business company over the years. Hard work and persistence have accomplished this since its beginning. Bill Gates has never given up his dream for the Microsoft Corporation, and never will for years to come (Lowe 73). This paper will attempt to cover how the corporation of Microsoft has become so successful over the years. Bill Gates and Paul Allen worked together for many years,...

GNA Incorporation
GNA Incorporation Table of Contents Introduction 4 Objectives 4 Network Technology 5 Servers 5 File and Print server 5 Application server 6 Mail server 7 Communication server 7 Remote Access Services 7 Internet Access 7 Clients 8 Workstations 8 Printers 8 Network Topologies 8 Networking Components 9 Network Interface Card (NIC) 9 Cables 9 Network Hub 9 Operating Systems 9 Network Operating System 9 Client Operating System 9 Users applications 10 User Management and Third Party Tools 10 Backup sy...

The Y2K Bug
The Y2K Bug Introduction The year 2000 problem could have been completely prevented had some early people envisioned the degree to which the microprocessor would change our lives. Surely, no one would have thought that in the early days of ENIAC that everything from your alarm clock to your car would be computerized. Even the IT managers of the 80\'s could not be blamed: The disk space savings from dropping the two digits of the date over 100 Million Records would represent almost 200 Megabytes!...

The Evolution of Apple...
The Evolution of Apple... January 1976 to May 1995 Lets take a trip back in time and review the evolution of a computer company. Its not IBM or Microsoft. This company is Apple Computers, Incorporated. In the year 1976, before most people even thought about buying a computer for their homes. Back then the computer community added up to a few brainy hobbyist. So when Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold a van and two programmable calculators for thirteen hundred dollars and started Apple Computers...

Bill Gates
Bill Gates PAGE 1: BILL\'S LIFE William Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955. Bill was called Trey by his father, since Trey means three. Trey was always smart, and always loved even the earliest computers he could get his hands on. He went to a public school at first, and made a few friends there. He was pushing all the school had to offer to the limits, until his parents decided to send him to a private school. He at first didn\'t like the idea, but shortly after deci...

Software Engineering Overview
Software Engineering Overview Let us first understand what software engineering stands for. The term is made of two words, software and engineering. Software is more than just a program code. A program is an executable code, which serves some computational purpose. Software is considered to be collection of executable programming code, associated libraries and documentations. Software, when made for a specific requirement is called software product. Engineering on the other hand, is all a...