Case Study – Director’s Requirements
You will meet the Director’s requirements that are described on this page by creating and submitting an MSWord Table (Part 1), an MS Access Database (Part 2); and a PowerPoint Presentation (Part 3). Review the Case Study Instructions for complete details and assignment criteria.
Your office has outgrown its old desktop machines and is in the market for new PCs, but would like some guidance on what to purchase. The Director wants to ensure that the office obtains PC machines that meet the requirements stated below. You as an employee of a small educational company have been tasked to buy 5 PCs and associated equipment for the office.
The Director has defined some capabilities that the PCs will need to have to ensure optimal performance. These tasks and system needs are collectively the office’s requirements. The requirements are as follows:
1.Create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and send and receive email.
2.Participate in online video conferences, web courses and forums (the Director is a part-time professor at a local university).
3.Create and edit audio and video files and share video and audio files via emails, instant messaging, and in chat rooms via mobile devices.
4.Create small databases to manage all audio, video and photo data.
5.Take high quality digital photos and videos and download them to the PC as well as scan and edit the photos.
6.Print documents to include photo quality color printing.
7.Save documents to pdf and other image formats.
8.Transfer information (audio, video and photos) between PC machines.
9.Manage the Director’s schedule by using an online calendar and day planner.
10.Utilize the internet to make online purchases, conduct banking services and research new audio, video and photo editing methods using a broadband service.