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Assessment Task – Tutorial Questions
Unit Code: HC1041
Unit Name: IT for Business
Assignment: Tutorial Questions 1

Due: 11:30pm 15th May 2020
Weighting: 20%
Purpose: This assignment is designed to assess your level of knowledge of the key topics covered in this unit
Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed.:
1. Evaluate and justify theoretical and practical knowledge of information technology in a business context
2. Analyze information technology issues in a business environment and provide solutions to these issues using their knowledge of information technology and practical techniques in a business environment
3. Understand the ICT profession in information technology
4. Communicate using effective oral and written communication tools, act in a professional manner
5. Review and describe the major privacy, legal, ethical and societal issues with respect to managing digital information and information systems
Description: Each week students were provided with three tutorial questions of varying degrees of difficulty. These tutorial questions are available in the Tutorial Folder for each week on Blackboard. The Interactive Tutorials are designed to assist students with the process, skills and knowledge to answer the provided tutorial questions. Your task is to answer a selection of tutorial questions for weeks 1 to 5 inclusive and submit these answers in a single document.
The questions to be answered are;
Week 1
Question 3: Give three business examples of data that must be processed to provide useful information (3.3+3.3+3.4=10 marks)
Week 2
Question 3: Give two examples of products or services whose delivery time could be cut from days to minutes with the aid of IT (5+5=10 marks)
Week 3
Question 2: What is agile software development? Are agile methods more important in today’s business environment? Why or why not? (5+5 =10 marks)
Week 4
Question 2: Give two examples of information technologies that play a crucial role in marketing. (5+5=10 marks)
Week 5
Question 2: Explain the notations of WAN, LAN, MAN, and PAN (2.5 x 4=10 marks)
Submission Directions:
The assignment has to be submitted via Blackboard. Each student will be permitted one submission to Blackboard only. Each student needs to ensure that the document submitted is the correct one.

Academic Integrity
Academic honesty is highly valued at Holmes Institute. Students must always submit work that represents their original words or ideas. If any words or ideas used in a class posting or assignment submission do not represent the student’s original words or ideas, the student must cite all relevant sources and make clear the extent to which such sources were used. Written assignments that include material similar to course reading materials or other sources should include a citation including source, author, and page number.
In addition, written assignments that are similar or identical to those of another student in the class is also a violation of the Holmes Institute’s Academic Conduct and Integrity Policy. The consequence for a violation of this policy can incur a range of penalties varying from a 50% penalty through to suspension of enrolment. The penalty would be dependent on the extent of academic misconduct and the student’s history of academic misconduct issues.
All assessments will be automatically submitted to SelfAssign to assess their originality.
Further Information:
For further information and additional learning resources, students should refer to their Discussion Board for the unit.

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