Motherboards

Motherboards with integrated components, such as sound cards and modems, are generally cheaper overall than motherboards that would need those components purchased separately. If I was building, for example, a desktop gaming PC, I would use a non-integrated motherboard so that I could choose the appropriate components that would meet my specific needs. Such a… Continue reading Motherboards

Computer Upgrades

I haven’t upgraded any computers in the last few years because I’ve sold them to purchase newer models. The last laptop I upgraded was one that I had purchased from a pawnshop. I replaced the battery and added more RAM before I sold it for a profit. At the time, I had brought a decent… Continue reading Computer Upgrades

Information Privacy

I would like to think that I’m very concerned about my personal electronic privacy but my habits and web presence doesn’t reflect that concern. Honestly, it’s just not convenient to protect my privacy. I have a smart speaker in every room, a computer that listens for possible voice commands, along with various social media profiles… Continue reading Information Privacy

Working With People That You Never See

Collaboration tools such as email, chat, phone and video conferencing enable teams to work in ways that didn’t exist even 20 years ago. Teams don’t have to be located in the same office, building, or even city: they can work and communicate virtually, spanning time zones, distance and organizational boundaries. According to Lipnack and Stamps… Continue reading Working With People That You Never See

Is Technology Enough to Compete: The Value of ERP's

Technology, though important, cannot provide a sustainable advantage to an organization. The most competitive advantage an organization can have is its ability to be innovative. The pursuit for innovation is a continuous process because technology can be easily copied, techniques can be mirrored by the competition. According to Farrell et al (2002, p.12), “Investments in… Continue reading Is Technology Enough to Compete: The Value of ERP's

Social Media and Business

How is social media being used in the businesses or organizations (governmental, geo-political, social…)?  Pick one case to illustrate your point. Provide details on the type social media, its purpose, how it is used, and ways to extend or improve the particular type of media used. Social media is being used by businesses to provide… Continue reading Social Media and Business