Essays

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 […]

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 […]

Privacy Policy

According to Wikipedia, a privacy policy is “is a statement or a legal document (in privacy law) that discloses some or all of the ways a party gathers, uses, discloses, and manages a customer or client’s data.” To properly develop a privacy policy for our social media company, it should include the following items, as […]

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 […]

How Does GoToMeeting Bridge Distance

To test the capabilities and features of the popular collaboration tool GoToMeeting, I signed up for a free 14 day trial. The trial version requires no credit card or other payment information and took less than a minute to enter my name, email, and password. GoToMeeting also prompts for a phone number and job title, […]

Designing a Productivity Application

To meet the needs and demands of a 5,000-person multinational professional services firm, the recommendation is to utilize Google’s G Suite Enterprise solution. G Suite offers various cloud-based collaboration tools, as outlined on GeniusProject.com.  Collaborative project management – “makes it possible to plan, coordinate, monitor and manage complex projects carried out by teams.” Recommended solution […]

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 […]

What Do Government Do?

Governments are, according to Economy.org, organizations that set rules, collect taxes and spend money on services for the public good.  The United States has three levels of government that provide services on the federal, state and local level. Only the federal government can enact laws that regulate the entire nation, print currency, set and collect […]

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 […]