STUDENT NAME: AKANKWASA JOHNSON ( 077/0702-978405)
STUDENT ID: 02/02615/124400
LECTURER: MR. MENYA SHAKIR
MODULE: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY
MODULE CODE: BIT 110
ASSIGNMENT NUMBER: 01
DATE ISSUED: 4TH /11/2012
DUE DATE: 11 /11/2012
ASSIGNMENT BRIEF: 1. Discuss the factors you would consider while buying a computer.
2. How has information networks solved the problems of an organization?
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QUESTION.1: Discuss factors you would consider while buying a computer.
According to Prof. More Manojkumar, (2009), various factors that would be considered when buying computers are discussed here bellow;
1. Processor Speed: A computer is a very fast device which can perform the amount of work that a human being can do in an entire year in few seconds. This therefore means that a good powerful computer should be capable of performing several billion arithmetic operations per second. The speed of a computer measure is in microseconds (10-6), Nanoseconds (10-9) and picoseconds (10-12).
2. Accuracy: The accuracy of a computer is principally highly considered; and the degree of accuracy of a particular computer depends upon its design however Errors can occur in a computer due to human rather than technological weaknesses.
3. Memory (Power of Remembering): A good Computer should have sound brain (Fast memory, 2 GB+) but unlike human (Man) beings. A computer can store data and information and recalled as long as one requires it for any numbers of years because of... [continues]
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