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Question: Finding information on the Web or on organisational Intranets is becoming more difficult, time-consuming and frustrating as the volume of information increases.
Can metadata provide a solution to these problems?

Write an essay in which you discuss and critically evaluate the role, current use and potential future use of metadata, including particular metadata schemas, in supporting more efficient and effective information retrieval within the context of either web sites or organisational Intranets.

Answer: Cawkell (1999), describes the web as ‘an informal mixture of records linked...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 68%
  • Words: 2397
  • Date submitted: September 29, 2009
  • Date written: February, 2005
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2163

Question: A Mobile Application For Banking Processes

Answer: ABSCTRACT The purpose of this project is to discuss the issues associated...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 67%
  • Words: 11312
  • Date submitted: September 16, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2119

Question: Critically review a conventional approach to system development and outline the applications of the underlying assumptions of the different stages of the development process in a conventional approach.

Answer: The essay will be introduced by describing the user groups, organisation and...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 1865
  • Date submitted: September 28, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2153

Question: A Comparison of Linux File Systems - Co-operative Operating Systems

Answer: Abstract This research paper will present research on various file systems available...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 65%
  • Words: 2701
  • Date submitted: September 16, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2003
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2118

Question: 1. This brief description of Cisco mentioned a number of different business processes. Identify at least three of these. For each process, identify several possible performance variables and related measures of performance.
2. Review the chapter’s discussion of integration. Identify three types of integration that seem to apply at Cisco and identify ways in which Cisco might be more integrated than it already is. Also identify any possible personal or organizational downsides to its current degree of integration.

Answer: The main business processes mentioned in the brief on Cisco are identified...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 64%
  • Words: 3045
  • Date submitted: October 05, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2185

Question: Explain what is meant by Rapid Applications Development (RAD) and discuss the reasons for the increased use of this method for information systems development in recent years.

Answer: Bocij defines RAD as “a method of developing information systems which uses...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 64%
  • Words: 898
  • Date submitted: September 22, 2009
  • Date written: December, 2001
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2144

Question: Bluetooth technology continues to develop and evolve into many network and communication systems. Discuss the possible future development of this technology and provide evidence of research to support your viewpoints from a wide range of sources.

Answer: In 1995 a group of Ericsson engineers got together and created a...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 63%
  • Words: 2464
  • Date submitted: September 17, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2003
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2130

Question: Achieving high data rates using TCP/IP over satellite networks can be difficult”- review and discuss some of the reasons TCP/IP has difficulty with satellite links, including the following issues: IP Throughput, IP Time To Live, IP Fragmentation, TCP Throughput and Throughput Expectations, TCP Sequence Numbers, TCP Transmission Window, Slow Start, and Congestion Avoidance.

Answer: Achieving high data rates using Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 63%
  • Words: 1863
  • Date submitted: August 28, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2002
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2033

Question: Methods Analysis and Design.
An Introduction to the European Ornithological Trust Survey System Case Study.

Answer: The European Ornithological Trust (EOT) is engaged on a long-term project to...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 3395
  • Date submitted: September 27, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2149

Question: An Overview of In-Car Information Systems

Answer: Automotive electronics have recently undergone a revolution, in the same way that...


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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Information Systems
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 3026
  • Date submitted: September 17, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2124

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