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BIS 221 All Assignments

For more course tutorials visit www.newtonhelp.com BIS 221 Week 1 Hardware and Software Recommendations BIS 221 Assignment Week 2 Apply Customer Service Support Proposal BIS 221 Assignment Week 3 Sales Analysis BIS 221 Assignment Week 4 Presentation Alternative BIS 221 Assignment Week 5 Apply Productivity Tools For Businesses BIS 221 Week 1 Computer Hardware and Software Paper (2 Papers) BIS 221 Week 2 Charter Individual Assignment BIS 221 Week 2 Business Value of Software Applications (2 Papers) BIS 221 Week 3 Business Budget (2 Set) BIS 221 Week 4 Social Media and Online Collaboration Tools (2 PPT) BIS 221 Week 5 Online Productivity Applications (2 PPT)

BIS 221 Week 1 Individual Assignment Computer Purchase Paper BIS 221 Week 2 Individual Assignment Information Systems and Security BIS 221 Week 2 Assignment Ethics and Privacy in Information Security BIS 221 Week 3 Individual Assignment Business Budget BIS 221 Week 3 Individual Assignment Wireless Technology Paper


BIS 221 Week 4 Individual Assignment My Story BIS 221 Week 5 Individual Assignment Emerging Technology Paper

============================================== BIS 221 Assignment Week 2 Apply Customer Service Support Proposal

For more course tutorials visit www.newtonhelp.com Purpose of Assignment In this assignment, you to develop your skills using Microsoft® Word to address a business case. Assignment Steps Resources: •Microsoft® Office Help and Training •Other tutorials available online

Read the following scenario: You have been asked to write a business proposal for a client in the hope of setting up a 3-year customer service contract in support of a new application they are launching this month. Support services will include technical problem solving and answering questions on the use of the application. Write a minimum 1,050-word research summary using Microsoft® Word in which you communicate the details of your business proposal to the project team. Include the following components in your research summary: 1. •A Microsoft® Word business template of your choice 2. •A description of the client's needs including ◦


• - Hours of operation ◦ • -Number of calls that will need to be taken ◦ • -Reporting needs 1. •Proposed solution to client's needs ◦ • -Pricing ◦ • -Time of support operation • -Advantages of using your service • What support avenues you will provide (live chat, phone, web) 1. •Research through citations and references using the Word reference tool to insert them into the paper 2. •An inserted image supporting your recommendation 3. •A built-in style appropriate for a business document 4. •A bulleted or numbered list 5. •A proofing review using Spelling & Grammar check 1. Submit your final summary in the following file formats: DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT file. This will acquaint you with differences between file formats and why these different file formats may be useful. Cite a minimum of three references. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. ===============================================

BIS 221 Assignment Week 3 Sales Analysis

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In this assignment, you apply Microsoft® Excel® formatting to a business example. You will use this skill to enter and analyze data using charts. Assignment Steps Resources: •Microsoft® Office Help and Training •Other tutorials available online •Week 3 video: "Excel 2016 Essential Training" Read the following business scenario: Your company has asked you to create a spreadsheet to analyze the following data. The data will be reviewed for top salespeople bonuses and commissions payments based on individual sales. Averages will be used to analyze month-over-month sales throughout the years. Use the Sales Analysis Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet and apply formatting to accomplish the following: •Calculate total sales using the SUM function. •Calculate total sales for each quarter. (March, June, and September each represent a quarter.). A quarter is three months. •Calculate average sales for each quarter to help determine 4th-quarter potential sales. •Highlight the top salesperson in each quarter. •Generate a Microsoft® Excel® chart or graph that displays the total sales by region to identify the highest and lowest selling regions. •Insert a hyperlink to the company's web page. (You can use any business web page for this example.) •Change your spreadsheet to a page or print layout view to be sure it fits well on a printed 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper. ===============================================

BIS 221 Assignment Week 4 Presentation Alternative

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www.newtonhelp.com Purpose of Assignment In this assignment, you research alternative applications to Microsoft® PowerPoint®, and practice using PowerPoint® to present those alternatives and make a recommendation. You may research applications by developers other than Microsoft if you desire. Assignment Steps Resources: • Microsoft® Office Help and Training • Other tutorials available online Research the two alternative presentation applications that you chose, and compare them to the features and functionality of Microsoft® PowerPoint®. Note: There are several alternative presentation applications besides Microsoft® PowerPoint® including Sway®. It does not, however, have to be a Microsoft® application. Create a 12- to 15-slide presentation that includes the following: • A title page • A reference page • A slide theme and a template • Animations using the timing feature • Slide transitions • A picture or an image • Word art • A recorded audio on one of the slides Use speaker notes to expand ideas beyond the slide bullet points and include research supporting your comparisons. Submit both a Microsoft® PowerPoint® 97-2003 Show file (PPS) and a Microsoft® PowerPoint® Presentation file (PPTX). Cite a minimum of four sources, formatted according to APA guidelines. ===============================================


BIS 221 Assignment Week 5 Apply Productivity Tools For Businesses

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Purpose of Assignment In this assignment, you apply integrated office software and social media applications to resolve specific business needs. Assignment Steps Resources: • Microsoft® Office Help and Training • Other tutorials available online Create a 15- to 20-slide presentation on the benefits of using social media and cloud-based software to promote and run a business. Include the following: • Research at least four different social media applications that can be used to promote and/or conduct business. o Explain the rationale and benefits to using them in the workplace, such as why or how they increase productivity. o Describe the potential risks that a business should be aware of when considering using these tools. o Discuss any additional technology considerations that should be considered before using these types of tools. • Evaluate the benefits of using cloud-based and integrated software solutions to complete business projects, and provide two or three examples.


• Discuss new technologies and trends that may impact future business solutions. • Explain how consumer or market changes help drive updates in business workflows and productivity software use. • Discuss ethical implications associated with unsecured financial transactions, the potential leak of personal data, unsolicited communication, or other questionable activities. • Provide a summary of your research and conclusions. Use speaker notes to expand ideas beyond the slide bullet points, and include research supporting your comparisons. Cite a minimum of four sources, formatted according to APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Used with permission from Microsoft. ===============================================

BIS 221 Week 1 Apply Week 1 Exam

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BIS 221 Week 1 Apply Week 1 Exam Complete the Week 1 Exam in MyEducator®. Note: You have only one attempt available to complete this assignment. Grades must be transferred manually to eCampus by your instructor. Don’t worry, this might happen after your due date


What is the only real language a computer understands? o

UniCode

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Programming

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ASCII

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Machine Code

What does MS-DOS stand for? o

Microsoft Diskette On Store

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Microsoft Denial of Store (Online)

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Microsoft Disk Operating System

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Microsoft Denial of Service (Virus attack)

What kind of operating system does an iPhone use? o

iMac

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Embedded

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Mac OS

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NOS

What kind of website returns many search engine results? o

Metasearch Engine

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Directory Engine

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Hierocracy Engine

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Volume Engine (“keyword�)


What are “rules� called when referring to a network? o

Procedures

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TCP

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UDR

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Protocols

Software that controls an entire network is called what? o

Novell

o

Operating System

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UNIX (PC System)

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NOS

What does logging in do for a network user? o

Assigns Permissions and Logs

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Authenticates them

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Checks their password

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Star

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Direct

What does the acronym CAN mean? o

Computing Area Network

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Card Area Network

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Computer Area Network


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Campus Area Network

Which memory helps decrease the time it takes to access memory? o

Registers

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CPU Cache

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Virtual Memory

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RAM

What is considered the “brains� of a computer? o

Chassis

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Motherboard

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Chip

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Microprocessor

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BIS 221 Week 1 Computer Hardware and Software Paper (2 Papers)

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Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to understand what basic hardware and software components make up a computer. Students will research hardware components, operating system software, and application software to determine how they work together to process information. Students will use a word processing tool to demonstrate how to correctly format a paper in APA style using skills learned in readings and MindTap simulations. Assignment Steps Resources: Internet search engine such as Google, Yahoo, or Bing Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 2: Creating a Research Paper with References and Sources MindTap: Week 1 Tutorials Create a MicrosoftÂŽ Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W1.doc. Research computer hardware and software and how they work together to process user requests.


Develop a 1,050-word summary describing the role of hardware components and operating system software on a computer: Discuss what hardware components should be considered when deciding what applications to install. Sum up the key utilities in operating system software allowing users to customize their desktop and keep their PC maintained and optimized. Include the following in the summary: Format paper using APA Guidelines found in the link Writing and Style Guidelines (APA) for 100-299 classes on the lower right side of the Class Home page. Use what you learned in Word Modules 1 & 2 to insert in-text citations and references using APA style. Use the Word Bulleted feature to list basic hardware components and define their function. Insert a picture or image of your PC, or one that you found on the internet. Type the make and model of PC under the picture and apply Word features to bold and highlight. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 1 Hardware and Software Recommendations

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www.newtonhelp.com Purpose of Assignment This assignment will help you assess hardware and software specifications for different computer and business purposes, and provides the student with an opportunity to explore and apply options to satisfy various needs. Assignment Steps Resources: • Microsoft® Office Help and Training • Other tutorials available online Read the following scenario: Mary is a business student and is considering purchasing a new computer. She is looking for a recommendation on what to purchase to meet her needs. Mary is studying business with a finance minor. She will be doing data analysis on a regular basis using spreadsheets. She will need to write papers and collaborate with a team of students. In addition to her school work, Mary likes to listen to music, play computer games, surf the web, and store her pictures and movies in the cloud. Write a minimum 350-word email to Mary in which you recommend key hardware and software requirements that will provide the needed functionality. Include the following recommendations in your analysis: • Minimum hardware specifications • Peripherals • Key software applications • Key utilities to consider • Security protocol related to security concerns Cite a minimum of three website resources where the information was found. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Used with permission from Microsoft. ===============================================


BIS 221 Week 1 Individual Assignment Computer Purchase Paper

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Create a Microsoft® Word® document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W1.doc Research three different brands of computers using an Internet search engine (e.g. Google™, Bing™, Yahoo™, etc.). Research the benefits of information systems in the work environment. Write a 350- to 700-word summary describing the features of the different computers such as memory, processor, monitor/screen size, operating system, etc. In the summary include the following: Comparison of the price Bulleted list of the features that are most important to you in the computer description An image of the computers


URL/Internet address for the computers Bold, underline, and add italics to the price of each computer Highlight the name of each computer Write a one paragraph recommendation in which you recommend the computer you would purchase based on your research. This is in addition to the summary. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 1 Practice Week 1 Knowledge Check

For more course tutorials visit www.newtonhelp.com BIS 221 Week 1 Practice Week 1 Knowledge Check Complete “Practice: Week 1 Knowledge Check” in MyEducator®. Note: You have unlimited attempts available to complete this practice assignment. The highest scored attempt will be recorded. These assignments have earlier due dates, so plan accordingly. Grades must be transferred manually to eCampus by your instructor. Don’t worry, this might happen after your due date. Can an embedded operating system be modified?


Yes Yes, but only the firmware No, except for ROM No What does the acronym P2P mean? Platform2Platform Network Peer-to-peer Network Post-to-Post Network Player-To-Player Network Is it important to know how the inside of a computer works? Only UNIX Operating Systems Yes Only for PCs Only for PCs and Macs What is it called when a computer runs more than one process at a time? Multi Programming Meta Processing Metatasking Multitasking What is the main component of a system unit?


Bus Lines Binary Base Component Motherboard Base Component What does the acronym HTML mean? Hypertext Markup Language Hot Metal Language (Original) Heavy Metal Language Hover Metal Language Where was the university that produced the Internet? UCLA University of Illinois Harvard & Kings College (UK) MIT What is it called when one computer can connect to another? Web Link Compatibility Hub Relevance Connectivity What is the least used topology?


Star Ring Star (pre 1998) Backbone What is the dominant OS in the operating system market? Windows Linux Mac OS UNIX ===============================================

BIS 221 Week 2 Assignment Ethics and Privacy in Information Security

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Resources: Week 2 Learning Team Collaborative Discussion Write a 350-word summary of the Learning Team Collaborative Discussion including your own personal views on ethics and privacy as they relate to information security.


Save the MicrosoftÂŽ WordÂŽ document saved under the following format: Lastname_EthicsPrivacy_W2.doc Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 2 Business Value of Software Applications (2 Papers)

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This Tutorial contains 2 Papers BIS 221 Week 2 Business Value of Software Applications Purpose of Assignment Security in the work place is a major concern businesses must address to protect company data. In addition, to automated security, it is also the company’s responsibility to implement policies and procedures for the handling of data by company personnel. Students will research risks and threats to digital data and develop security policies all company personnel must be trained on and be held accountable to protect company data. Assignment Steps


Resources: Internet search engine such as Google™, Yahoo!®, or Bing™. Microsoft® Word 2016 Click the “File” tab, then “New” to search for Microsoft® Word Memo Templates Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture Part 1 Develop a 1,400-word summary describing the challenges businesses have in securing data in today’s technological environment: Include risks and threats of company data. What policies/procedures should be implemented for the handling of data ensure data protection and business continuity? Use the following features of Microsoft® Word in your summary: A Microsoft® Word memo template. Either a bulleted or numbered list of the new security policies/procedures, and bold or changed font color so this list is highly visible. Highlight the effective date so it stands out.


Insert an image that is relevant to the memo content. Images must also be cited and referenced. Save as a MicrosoftÂŽ Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W2.doc. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Part 2 Develop a 175-word memo announcing the new security policies to all employees taking effect in one month following mandatory training. Search online for a MicrosoftÂŽ memo template. Create an eye-catching memo that is clear and to the point concerning the new security policies. APA formatting is not required for this part of the assignment. Save as a MicrosoftÂŽ Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_Memo.doc. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit both parts of your assignments. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 2 Charter Individual Assignment

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BIS 221 Week 2 Charter: Individual Assignment Resources: Week 2 Learning Team Collaborative Discussion and the Learning Team Charter for Collaborative Learning Activities. Write a 150- to 200-word individual response to the following: Consider the multiple definitions of collaboration. Define collaboration and how you will apply it in this course based upon the discussion with your Learning Team. Be sure to reference and cite your sources. Answer the question individually. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment and be sure to attach a copy of your Learning Team Charter for Collaborative Learning Activities. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 2 Individual Assignment Information Systems and Security

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Research the importance of information systems and information security in the work environment. Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of your research findings using Microsoft® Word® Template. Include the following in your summary using the features of Microsoft Word: Headers, footers, and page numbers Watermark document as "Draft" A Microsoft® Word® memo template A minimum of two styles An image Either a bulleted or numbered list Save the Microsoft® Word® document under the following format: Lastname_InformationSystems_W2.doc Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 3 Business Budget (2 Set)

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This Tutorial contains 2 Set of Budget BIS 221 Week 3 Business Budget Purpose of Assignment Electronic spreadsheets are useful tools, especially when creating a business budget. Once a spreadsheet is set up correctly in ExcelÂŽ, values can be modified at any time, and the electronic spreadsheet will automatically update itself. Students will create a spreadsheet of computer equipment for a small fictional business where they are the owner. They will include the cost of all hardware and software needed for their employees, and calculate a monthly budget for the equipment. Assignment Steps Resources: Research hardware and software to satisfy operational requirements described above Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating a Worksheet and a Chart Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 2: Formulas, Function, and Formatting


Scenario: Imagine you are the owner of a small internet business where you employ five people. You need to budget for the cost of hardware and software needed to run company operations. Each employee is required to work both in the office and remotely, and needs access to company data at all times. Choose the hardware and software that will provide your employees with the ability to stay connected to internal company data, communicate and collaborate with coworkers, and process data and sales information using wording, processing, and spreadsheet software applications. Create a business budget sheet using MicrosoftÂŽ ExcelÂŽ. In the budget sheet, do the following: List the make and model of desired hardware devices and their cost. List software operating systems and applications for each device and their costs. Sum up the cost for both hardware and software for each employee, and then calculate the average monthly costs to maintain these systems. Insert a graph or chart displaying total costs graphically. Label columns/rows with titles reflecting data they contain. Use no more than two sheets in one workbook to display required data.


Format data to highlight important totals. The Budget sheet should be 1,400 words. Note: this assignment only requires that you submit an Excel® Workbook file. There are no written or APA guideline requirements. Save this document as Lastname_BusinessBudget_W3.xls. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 3 Individual Assignment Business Budget

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Create a business budget sheet using Microsoft® Excel®. In the budget sheet do the following: Create a label called "Income" and add your monthly business income in the next cell: $42000. Add a label called "Rent" and enter the amount in the next cell: $2000.


Add a label called "Product Spending" and enter the amount in the next cell: -$20000. Add a label called "Gas" and add the amount in the next cell: $250. Add a label called "Car Payment" and add the amount in the next cell: -$500. Add a label called "Electric" and add the amount in the next cell: -$600. Add a label called "Insurance" and add the amount in the next cell: -$500. Use the SUM function to calculate the total for all the cells. Use the Freeze option to freeze the top panes. Create a pie chart for your business income and spending. Save this document as Lastname_BusinessBudget_W3.xls Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 3 Individual Assignment Wireless Technology Paper

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Resources: Week 3 Learning Team Collaborative Discussion Research a current article on the use of wireless technologies in the workplace. Write a 350- to 700-word summary of your selected article on wireless technology. Be sure to also include the following: Has wireless technology improved your quality of life or your work environment? Why or why not? What motivates you to use wireless technology at work or home? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Save this document as Lastname_Wireless_W3.doc Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 4 Individual Assignment My Story

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Create an 8- to 12-slide MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation, including detailed speaker notes, in which you discuss your personal brand and future story. Include the following in the presentation: A biographical description of who you are (e.g. your family, where you grew up, etc.) A description of your future story (e.g. your future accomplishments, future life, etc.) A description of your dreams, goals, and where you see yourself in 5 years An explanation of how technology might help you reach your goals An explanation of the influence of social networking on your personal and professional life Include images, bullet points, a theme of your choice, and speaker notes. Save this project as Lastname_MyStory_W4.ppt Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== BIS 221 Week 4 Social Media and Online Collaboration Tools (2 PPT)


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This Tutorial contains 2 Presentations BIS 221 Week 4 Social Media and Online Collaboration Tools Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to familiarize students with the multiple collaboration tools available. Students will evaluate three online collaboration tools and choose one to suit their needs. Students will create a PowerPoint® presentation to display the advantages and disadvantages of each tool, recommend one, and explain why. Assignment Steps Resources: Internet search engine/browser Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: PowerPoint® Module 1: Creating and Editing a Presentation with Pictures Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: PowerPoint® Module 2: Enhancing a Presentation with Pictures, Shapes, and WordArt


Research any three online collaboration tools and recommend one. Evaluate and include the following parameters for each tool: Ease of Use Reliability and Availability Cost Time and Resources to Implement Advantages and Disadvantages Create a 10- to 15-slide PowerPointÂŽ presentation supporting your recommended choice by explaining reasons for your choice based on parameters above. Include the following PowerPointÂŽ features: Choose a theme for the presentation At least 2 examples of Smart Art At least 1 example of Word Art Insert at least one shape, add text to it, and then apply a shape effect Insert screenshot/picture of recommended tool displaying some of its functionality Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.


============================================== BIS 221 Week 5 Individual Assignment Emerging Technology Paper

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Resources: Week 5 Learning Team Collaborative Discussion Research an example of a new or emerging technology. Write a 350- to 700-word paper in which you discuss the uses of emerging technology in your professional life. In this paper be sure to: Identify an example of new technology. Explain how it might be applied in the work environment. Discuss the potential benefits of adding this new technology. Discuss the potential drawbacks of adding this new technology. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Save as Lastname_Technology_W5.doc Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.


============================================== BIS 221 Week 5 Online Productivity Applications (2 PPT)

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BIS 221 Week 5 Online Productivity Applications Purpose of Assignment This assignment will demonstrate the student’s ability to use online productivity tools and how they contribute to increased productivity in the work environment. Resources: MindTap Guided Videos, Week 5: Links to Sway Microsoft® Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: PowerPoint® Module 3: Reusing a Presentation and Adding Media and Animation Assignment Steps


Research: Describe the function of each application of Microsoft productivity apps and how it can be used to be more productive in the work environment. Create a 10- to 15-slide PowerPointÂŽ presentation to evaluate Microsoft productivity apps. Design the presentation to show how anyone could be more productive by using these apps either professionally or personally. Include the following PowerPointÂŽ features: At least two examples of animation on text or image Insert image and format using a style Insert a video to start on click Use a slide transitions on each slide Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.. ============================================== BIS 221T Week 2 Apply Wandering Travel Report

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BIS 221T Week 2 Apply Wandering Travel Report Complete the “8.10 Week 2 Apply: Wandering Travel Report” activity in MyEducator®. Note: You have only one attempt available to complete this assignment.

Grades must be transferred manually to eCampus by your instructor. Don’t worry, this might happen after your due date This assignment has a total of 100 points. Test Your Skills exercises are designed to test and solidify what you have learned in the lesson. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Creating a brochure report for Wandering Travel Paul Wilson is working with you on a report for Wandering Travel on biking tours and biking tips the company plans to send to clients that have requested more information about biking tours. This report will use features you learned in the first two Word lessons but will focus on what you learned in lesson 3. Task # Points Task Description 1 2 Replace the “Student Name” placeholder on the cover page with your name.


2 4 Modify the Heading 1 style color to “Blue, Accent 1, darker 50%”, and font size 18. Modify the Heading 2 style color to “Green, Accent 6, darker 25%” and font size 14.

3 8 Apply the Heading 1 style to “Introduction”, “Why Travel With Us”, “Who Travels With Us”, “Tour Activity Levels”, “Where We Travel”, “Bikes”, “Contact Us”, and “Tips to Prepare”.

4 10 Apply the Heading 2 style to “Classic”, “Family”, “Solos”, “Family Getaway”, “Private”, “Titanium Road Bike”, “Titanium Mountain Bike”, “Custom Kid’s Bike”, “Tandem”, and “EBike”. 5 6 Turn on track changes with the All Markup option selected. Insert a new paragraph right after the first (and only) paragraph in the “Who Travels with Us” section. Enter the sentences “We choose the length of our tours based on demand and by researching the length of trips people are currently selecting. The chart below shows the current trend in the number of days people are traveling.” Leave Track Changes on until told to turn it off. 6 12 Create a column chart below the paragraph you just inserted using the data in the table below. The columns represent the percent of people that selected each length of trip during each year (2011 through 2014). Title the chart “Trip Length for World Wide Travelers”. Change the Colors of the chart columns. For Word-2013 use Monochromatic Color 10; for Word-2016 use Monochromatic Color 6 . Apply the Chart Styles “style 13” to the chart. 2011 2012 2013 2014


1-2 days

21%

25%

19%

36%

3-5 days

51%

48%

42%

25%

6+ days

28%

27%

39%

39%

7 4 Turn on Outline view, show 2 levels and reorder the sections so that “Solos” is displayed after “Family Getaway”. Move the “Contact Us” section to the end of the report. When you are finished close Outline view. 8 10 As you proofread the report you found a few changes that need to be made. Make the following changes in the report at the location provided in the table below. Track Changes should still be on from a previous task. After this task, turn OFF track changes. Location Second sentence in first paragraph of “Introduction” section between “custom” and “tours”. Inserted Text “bike” without the quotes so that it reads “custom bike tours” Third paragraph in “Why Travel With Us”. Edit the third sentence to read “The ratio of bikers to leaders is 5 to 1.” Second sentence in “Solos” section. Delete “have fun” Whole report Use the find and replace feature and change all occurrences of “trip” with “tour”. Note: do not use replace all or change the title of the chart.


Family Getaway tours are for families with older teens and 20eBikes lets you experience the thrill of exploring on two wheels while providing a boost when you want it. Our eBikes have an intuitive battery-operated “pedal assist system,” giving you power assistance when you want it. Although you still need to pedal, the system provides an additional boost of power to your pedal stroke. When you need to push a bit more on the hills, you get more assistance. When riding on the flats, the system can respond with less power, allowing you to ride your bike and enjoy your day. It’s completely silent so you won’t miss out on any of the sounds around you. Contact Us Now that you have a brief understanding of our tours it’s time to make a call. Contact our team of Travel Planners by calling 480-888-8888. Tips to Prepare People get the most enjoyment out of their active adventure if they are reasonably fit. We suggest running, hiking, swimming or other aerobic activity for at least 20 minutes, three times a week, to help you get and stay in shape. For biking tours, the best training is to get out and ride, choose route with hills and flats. It is best to do several hours at a time on consecutive days. The key is to just ride and want to do it again the next day. Once you reserve a tour with us, we’ll send you specific training tips for that specific tour. ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 2 Practice Creating Professional Letters

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BIS 221T Week 2 Practice Creating Professional Letters This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Writing a Business Letter Working with a template can facilitate the creation of letters and forms.? However, in many instances, the template does not exactly fit the need, so that you will often have to make adjustments to the template as you will see during this exercise. You will also notice that the fields in the template are designed such that “field� characteristic disappears after it is edited and the text becomes normal text.? In other words, the fields are added to facilitate the initial entry of data, but then drop out of the picture so as not to be a distraction for later editing. The date field, is left as a field, however, so that it can be automatically updated. Task # Points Task Description 1 5 Notice that there are two fields called [Type the sender name] in the letter, one in the return address block at the top of the page and one in the signature line at the bottom. The template is built so that the one in the signature line captures the information that is typed in the address block. For this task, type your name in [Type the sender name] in the address block at the top of the page. Ensure that your name is


reflected in the same field in the signature line. If it is not, type your name there also. (Note: The relationship between the two fields is temporary and is removed on the first entry. Hence, if you have experimented with the template, the connection between the two fields may have been removed.)

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Add the QuickStove letter head image to the page header.

3 10 Add the text “Always ready in an Emergency!” without the quotes right aligned in the page footer. Close the header/footer edit function. 4 12 Replace the sample text in the template with the letter content that is saved in the LetterContent file you downloaded and saved to your computer. 5 8 Use the ABC Spelling & Grammar option on the Review ribbon to correct any misspellings. Also accept the correct spelling of “QuickStove” for the entire document. 6 8 Enter the current date. The existing placeholder for [Pick the date] could be used, however, it displays the date in the wrong format so we will not use it.? In order to format the date correctly, delete the [Pick the date] field completely. Leave the cursor in that same location and insert the date using the Date and Time icon from the Insert Ribbon.? Choose the format of MonthNamedd, yyyy.? This will insert a new date field in the desired format that can then be updated automatically. Use the dialog box to select the format, be sure that the “Update Automatically” check box is checked. (Note: To delete a field, you must press either the delete key or backspace key two times.? The first time deletes the content, the second deletes the field itself.)


7 9 Indent the first line of each paragraph to .5 on the ruler by placing the cursor in the paragraph, then moving the indent marker. (Note: Be sure you use the correct marker. It is the Indent First Line marker.)

8 10 Delete your name from the return address block at the top of the page. Also delete the [Type the sender company name] placeholder from the top of the letter.? Enter into the [Type the sender company address] placeholder the address for QuickStove at the top of the document: 1149 W Center St. ? Orem, UT 84057 on two lines. Notice that this paragraph has extra lines after the paragraph.? Enter 2 more blank lines after the address, so that there is white space equal to approximately 4 blank lines. 9 9 Select the date and address lines and add a left tab stop at the 4.5 inch mark on the ruler. Then unselect these two lines and press tab in front of each line to move the text to the new tab stop. (Note: Do not use Indent, use Tabstop.) 10 9 In the recipient name, recipient address and salutation placeholders, type the following: You can easily change the formatting of selected text in the document text by choosing a look for the selected text from the Quick Styles gallery on the Write tab. You can also format text directly by using the other controls on the Write tab. Most controls offer a choice of using the look from the current theme or using a format that you specify directly. To change the overall look of your document, choose new Theme elements on the Page Layout tab. To change the looks available in the Quick Style gallery, use the Change Current Quick Style Set command. Both the Themes gallery and the Quick Styles gallery provide reset commands so that you can always restore the look of your document to the original contained in your current template.


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BIS 221T Week 2 Practice Editing a Report

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BIS 221T Week 2 Practice Editing a Report This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Add references and citations to the Preparedness Report In this assignment you will practice adding footnotes, citations and captions to your report. Task # Points Task Description

1 6 Edit the title page to include your name in place of the Document subtitle placeholder and insert the current date at the bottom of the page in the date placeholder. Make sure when you set the date that it uses a date format of MMMM DD, YYYY with the month spelled out.


2 2 To give the reader an easy way to reference the source material add a footnote to the opening line of Flood prepare section. To do this place your insertion point at the end of the “To prepare for a flood, you should:” statement. Use the Insert Footnote option on the References ribbon to open a footnote. Type: “http://www.ready.gov/floods” without the quotes in the footnote. 3 3 The footnote would be better as an endnote in this report. Switch the footnote to an endnote. To do this, place your insertion point on the footnote, right click and choose Convert to Endnote.

4 12 Add the endnotes in the table below to the identified statements. All of these statements are in the “Prepare for Natural Disasters” section. Statement in Report Endnote Text To prepare for an earthquake follow these guidelines: http://www.ready.gov/earthquakes To begin preparing, you should:

http://www.ready.gov/tornadoes

To prepare for a hurricane, you should take the following measures: http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes To prepare for a winter snow storm you should do the following: http://www.ready.gov/winter-weather 5 6 Place the endnotes on a page by themselves at the end of the report with a Heading 1 title “Endnotes” above the endnotes. To do this, add a Next Page break above the endnotes at the end of the document, type the heading Endnotes and apply the Heading 1 style to the title.


6 5 Add a footnote with the text “The content of this report is based on information from the ready.gov web site.” at the end of the sentence which says: “Being prepared for a natural disaster can save lives and property” without the quote marks. This is the first sentence after the heading 1 “Prepare for Natural Disasters.” Download FEMA’s Be Smart. Know Your Alerts and Warnings for a summary of notifications at: www.ready.gov/prepare. Free smart phone apps, such as those available from FEMA and the American Red Cross, provide information about finding shelters, providing first aid, and seeking assistance for recovery. Minimize travel. If travel is necessary, keep a disaster supplies kit in your vehicle. Bring pets/companion animals inside during winter weather. Move other animals or livestock to sheltered areas with non-frozen drinking water. Conclusion This report is a quick guide to the types of natural disasters that can occur in the United Statesand how to prepare for them. Being prepared for the disaster is important to save lives and property. Quickstove’s Emergency Cube Stove can be a valuable part of any emergency preparedness kit. When making your emergency plan consider how you may have to live for a period of time after the emergency passes. Being able to heat food and water are essential to getting life back to normal. ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 2 Practice Working with Tables

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BIS 221T Week 2 Practice Working with Tables Working With Tables This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Manipulating Tables This taskset is to provide practice working with tables. The document that you start with has a single table already defined without boundary lines. To facilitate viewing the cells in the table, you should make sure that gridlines are visible. If gridlines are not visible turn them on by first clicking on any cell in the table. This makes the table menu tabs visible. Click on the Layout tab to show the Layout ribbon. Click on the View Gridlines menu icon. Task # Points Task Description 1 5 Add a new row to the top of the table, merge the new row so that it only has one cell. Cut the title above the table and paste the text into the new table row. 2

3

Insert a new column to the right of the fourth column.


3 5 Enter the title “Percentage Change” in the second row of the new column. Autofit the column to the new text. 4 2 Now that you have added another column, you need to merge that new cell into the heading. Merge the two cells in the first row.

5 10 Enter the percent of change values in the Percentage Change column to reflect the percent of change between the two years. Percentage Change 0.93 2.59 1.61 2 1.67 3.09 4.13 3.23 -0.03 -0.21 6 6 If gridlines are showing on the table, turn them off. Add borders to the table. Select all the cells in the entire table and choose “All borders” using the Borders icon on the Table-Design ribbon.


7 5 Below the first table create a new table with four columns and five rows using the Graphic Grid on the Insert Table drop down.

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5

Merge the first row of the table to make it one large cell.

9 7 Enter the title “Sales by Division 2016” without the quotes in the merged cell. Change the alignment to center and the font size to 14pt. 10 6 Enter the titles “North East”, “South East” and “MidWest” without the quotes centered in the first through third columns of the second row. 11 6 Insert a new column to the left of the first column and merge the first row again so that it only displays one cell. 12 6 Enter the titles “Jan-Apr”, “May-Aug” and “Sept-Dec” without the quotes in rows three through five of the first column. 13 9 Using the information shown in the figure enter the sales figures for each division in the table. North East

South East

Mid-West

Jan-Apr

25698 45874 69852

May-Aug

23874 46581 72154

Sept-Dec

28658 45895 74589

14 3 Enter the heading “Total Sales” without the quotes in the second row of the last column.


15 3 Calculate the total sales for Jan-Apr by using the formula =SUM(LEFT). 16 6 Using the same =SUM(LEFT) formula calculate the total sales for the other months. 17

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Right align all the numbers in the table.

18 5 Apply the “Grid Table 5 Accent 6� design to the table. This is the last column and fifth row of the Grid Table Styles. 19 0 Save your file. Navigate to the Assignment ribbon and Submit your work for grading. Total: 100 ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 3 Apply Excel Exam

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BIS 221T Week 3 Apply Excel Exam Howard, the manager of QuickStove, would like to maintain a list of customers from the United Kingdom in an Excel worksheet. He needs help to format the worksheet so that it will be easier to use. Complete the follow tasks to appropriately format, sort, and filter the worksheets in this workbook.


Insert a new column between columns C and D. Label the new column (cell D3) “Customer ID” 0 / 2 (0.0%) Feedback: [-2] Did not insert and label “Customer ID” column Use the “Fill” feature of Excel to insert the numbers 1 to 73 in cells D4:D76. 2 / 2.0 (100.0%) Make the table headers (range B3:K3) bold 1 / 1.0 (100.0%) Center the table headers (range B3:K3) horizontally 1 / 1.0 (100.0%) Make cell B2 bold 1 / 1 (100.0%) Italizice cell B2 1 / 1 (100.0%) Make cell F2 bold 1 / 1 (100.0%) Italizice cell F2 1 / 1 (100.0%) Merge and center cell F2 across columns F:K


2 / 2 (100.0%) Change the format of the date range (E4:E76) to “Short Date” – display as MM/DD/YY. 1 / 1.0 (100.0%)

Feedback: [-2] The category labels for the “Google Segments” chart are not correct. Construct a line chart to examine the “Total Annual Revenue” for Google, Inc. from 2003 to 2010 (use the data on table 2 – range C19:J19). Format the chart with the title on top “Google Revenue Line”, the years across the horizontal axis, and no legend. 7 / 9 (77.8%) Feedback: [-2] The horizontal axis labels for the “Google Revenue Line” chart are not correct. Add a linear trend to the “Google Revenue Line ” chart. 2 / 2 (100.0%) Completed assignment file: ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 3 Practice Charting


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BIS 221T Week 3 Practice Charting The Education table contains information about the median annual income and 2010 unemployment rate for Americans with various levels of education. Use charts to analyze the relationship between education and income as well as education and unemployment. Construct a column chart to examine the median annual earnings for each level of education. Format the chart with a title “Education and Income” at the top, each education level on the horizontal axis, and no legend. Show data labels on the top of each of the “bars” of the graph. 10 / 10 (100.0%)

Feedback: Construct a column chart to examine the unemployment rate for each level of education. Format the chart with a title “Education and Unemployment” at the top, each education level on the horizontal axis, and no legend. Show data labels on the top of each of the “bars” of the graph. 4 / 10 (40.0%)

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[-3] Incorrect series data for “Unemployment Chart”

[-3] Incorrect horizontal axis for “Unemployment Chart”

Add a linear trendline to the “Education and Income” chart. 2 / 2 (100.0%)

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Add a linear trendline to the “Education and Unemployment” chart. 0 / 2 (0.0%)

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[-2] “Unemployment Chart” does not contain a trendline

Apple, Inc. is one of the most successful companies in the world. The Apple Revenue table details the revenue for Apple in each quarter from 2007-2011.


Construct a stacked column chart to compare the revenue totals for each year. Format the chart with a title “Apple Revenue by Quarter”, the year as the horizontal axis, the quarterly revenues “stacked” in each column, and a legend that depicts each quarter. Do not include the total revenue range in the chart. 6 / 21 (28.6%)

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[-3] Incorrect horizontal axis for “Apple Revenue Chart”

[-3] Incorrect series data for “Apple Revenue Chart”

[-3] Incorrect series data for “Apple Revenue Chart”

[-3] Incorrect series data for “Apple Revenue Chart”

[-3] Incorrect series data for “Apple Revenue Chart”

The personal computer market is undergoing a transition due to increase tablet sales. The PC Shipments table details shipments from the top PC manufacturers to PC retailers and customers in the third quarters of 2010 and 2011.


Construct a pie chart to compare the shipment totals for each company (and “Others”) in the third quarter of 2011. Format the chart with a title “PC Shipments 3Q 2011”, a legend that depicts each company (reference an appropriate range as the Horizontal (Category) Axis Labels) , and data labels with the percentage for each company on the chart. 12 / 14 (85.7%)

Feedback: [-2] “PC Shipments 3Q 2011” chart does not display data labels as percentages Construct a pie chart to compare the shipment totals for each company (and “Others”) in the third quarter of 2010. Format the chart with a title “PC Shipments 3Q 2010”, a legend that depicts each company (reference an appropriate range as the Horizontal (Category) Axis Labels) , and data labels with the percentage for each company on the chart. 14 / 14 (100.0%) Feedback: The population of Utah is growing rapidly. It has increased nearly 25% since 2000. The Utah Population table details the estimated population for each county in Utah for each year from 2000 to 2009. Complete the tasks to look for trends or patterns in the population growth in the State. Construct a line chart to examine the “Total Population” growth (row 35 of the worksheet) for the years 2000-2009. Format the chart with the title “Total Utah Population” and a legend to the right of the chart. Use the dates in row 5 of the worksheet as the labels for the horizontal axis.


7 / 10 (70.0%)

Feedback:

[-3] Incorrect horizontal axis for “Total Utah Population” chart Add a linear trendline to the “Total Utah Population” chart. (Notice how closely this follows the actual data.) 2 / 2 (100.0%) Feedback: Construct a line chart to compare the population growth for the years 2000-2009 in the following counties: Davis, Salt Lake, Utah, and Weber. Format the chart with the title “Population in Selected Counties” and a legend to the right of the chart. Use the dates in row 5 of the worksheet as the labels for the horizontal axis. 12 / 15 (80.0%) Feedback: [-3] Incorrect horizontal axis for “Population in Selected Counties” chart Completed assignment file: ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 3 Practice Excel Basics

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BIS 221T Week 3 Practice Excel Basics Insert a new column between columns B and C. Label the new column (cell C3) “Record ID” World Records!C3: Record ID

1 / 1 (100.0%) Feedback: Use the “Fill” feature of Excel to insert the numbers 1 to 47 in cells C4:C50. 4 / 4 (100.0%) Feedback: Make the table headers (range B3:J3) bold 2 / 2 (100.0%) Feedback: Center the table headers (range B3:J3) horizontally 2 / 2 (100.0%) Feedback: Make cell B2 bold


World Records!B2: font.Bold=True 1 / 1 (100.0%) Feedback: Italizice cell B2 World Records!B2: font.italic=True

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Make cell G2 bold World Records!G2: font.Bold=True

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Italizice cell G2 World Records!G2: font.italic=True


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Merge and center cell G2 across columns G:J 2 / 2 (100.0%)

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Change the format of the date range (G4:G73) to “Short Date� 2 / 2 (100.0%)

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Resize column B to a width of 28.0 (2.4 inches) 1 / 1 (100.0%)

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Resize column C to 8.71 (.79 inches)


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Resize column D to 16.57 (1.44 inches) 1 / 1 (100.0%) Feedback:

Set column B as “Columns to repeat at left” page titles 0 / 1 (0.0%)

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[-1] “Columns to repeat at left” page titles not set correctly

Notice that there is a blank worksheet in the workbook named “World Records Copied”. Navigate to that worksheet and select cell A1 if it is not already selected. 1 / 1 (100.0%)

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Copy the records table without row 2 (range B3:J50 from the “World Records” worksheet) to the “World Records Copied” worksheet using the “Copy” and “Paste” features of Excel. Paste the range starting in cell B3 of the “World Records Copied” worksheet. 0 / 1 (0.0%)

Feedback: [-1] Records not pasted correctly In the same sort, first sort the table on the “World Records Sorted” worksheet by Country in ascending order (A to Z) then sort the table by ‘Record Date’ in descending order (Newest to Oldest). 0 / 1 (0.0%) Feedback: [-1] Table not sorted correctly

Filter the table on the “World Records Sorted” worksheet to display only athletes whose “Nationality” listed as “Kenya” or “Jamaica” 1 / 1 (100.0%) Feedback: Completed assignment file: ===============================================


BIS 221T Week 3 Practice Formulas and Functions

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BIS 221T Week 3 Practice Formulas and Functions 1. You are responsible for tracking daily sales. The table below lists a few of transactions for your company. Notice that the sales tax amount and transaction totals are not filled in. Complete the tasks to the right to complete the table. 2. Construct a formula in cell D11 to calculate the sales tax amount for transaction 578. Be sure to appropriately reference the transaction amount in cell C11 and the sales tax rate in cell C8 so that your formula can be reused for the remaining transations. Formulas!D11: =C11*0.0675 4 / 7 (57.1%) Feedback: [-2] The formula in cell D11 does not reference the sales tax rate [-1] The tax rate reference is not absolute 3. Copy the formula you used in cell D11 down to calculate the sales tax amount for the remaining transactions. 1 / 1 (100.0%) Feedback: 4. Construct a formula in cell E11 to calculate the total amount for transaction 578. Be sure to appropriately reference the transaction


amount in cell C11 and the sales tax amount in cell D11 so that you can reuse your formula to calculate the total for the remaining transactions. Formulas!E11: =SUM(C11:D11) 6 / 6 (100.0%) Feedback: 5. Copy the formula you used in cell E11 down to calculate the total for the remaining transactions. 2 / 2 (100.0%) Feedback: 6. Use the SUM function to calculate the “Grand Total� in for all transactions in cell E24. Formulas!E24: =SUM(E11:E23) 4 / 4 (100.0%) Feedback: 7. There are 30 Major League Baselball (MLB) teams. The table below lists the 2010 and 1990 payroll and win totals for each team (notice that four teams were added after the 1990 season). Some MLB fans complain because the league does little to regulate the amount of money teams can pay for salaries. They argue that the teams that spend the most money will win the most games. This would put teams from small markets (that earn less revenue) at a disadvantage. Complete the 17 tasks listed to the right. Insert your formulas (or responses) in column I for each task. Are small market teams at a disadvantage? 8. Use the COUNT function to calculate the number of MLB teams in 1990 (range G10:G39). Statistical Functions!I10: =COUNT(G10:G39) 5 / 5 (100.0%)


Feedback: 9. Use the COUNTA function to calculate the number of MLB teams in 2010 (use range F10:F39). Statistical Functions!I12: =COUNTA(F10:F39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 10. Use the SUM function to calculate the total amount of salaries paid in 1990. Statistical Functions!I14: =SUM(E10:E39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 11. Use the SUM function to calculate the total amount of salaries paid in 2010. Statistical Functions!I16: =SUM(D10:D39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 12. Use the AVERAGE function to calculate the average salary for the teams in 1990. Statistical Functions!I18: =AVERAGE(E10:E39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 13. Use the AVERAGE function to calculate the average salary for the teams in 2010. Statistical Functions!I20: =AVERAGE(D10:D39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback:


14. Use the MAX function to determine the maximum team salary amount in 1990. Statistical Functions!I22: =MAX(E10:E39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 15. Use the MIN function to determine the minimum team salary amount in 2010. Statistical Functions!I24: =MIN(D10:D39) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 16. Complete each task by inserting the appropriate function, referencing the appropriate cells in the task data, in the specified cells. 17. You are interested in purchasing a home. What will your monthly payment be if you take out a $175,000 mortgage for 30 years (360 months) at 4.25% interest? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 1 Data” cells in your functions.) Financial Functions!C11: =PMT(C8/12,C9,C7) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 18. You are interested in purchasing a home. You can afford $1200 a month as a mortgage payment. How much can you pay for a home assuming a 30 year (360 months) loan at 4.25% interest? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 2 Data” cells as the arguments for your function.) Financial Functions!F11: =PV(F8/12,F9,F7,0,0) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback:


19. You are interested in purchasing a home. You have been quoted monthly payments of $950 for a 30 year mortgage. Your original loan amount is $212,000. What is the interest rate you will pay on the loan? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 3 & 4 Data” cells as the arguments for your functions.) Financial Functions!C23: =RATE(C21,C20,C19)*12 5 / 5.0 (100.0%) Feedback: 20. What is the effective annual rate of the loan you worked with in task 3? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 3 & 4 Data” cells as the arguments for your functions.) Financial Functions!C24: =EFFECT(C23,12) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 21. You are interested in saving for a trip when you graduate in three years. You can save $75 each of the next 36 months and earn 2.75% interest on your money. How much money will you have in your savings account in 36 months for your trip? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 5 Data” cells as the arguments for your function.) Financial Functions!F23: =FV(F20/12,F21,F19) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 22. You are interested in purchasing a home. You will take out a mortgage of $310,000 to pay for the home and pay 4.5% interest. What will your monthly payment be if you take 15 years to pay off the loan? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 6-8 Data” cells as the arguments for your functions.) Financial Functions!C37: =PMT(C34/12,C35,C33)


5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 23. What will your monthly payment be if you take 30 years to pay off the loan you worked with in task 6? (Please reference the loan information in the “Task 6-8 Data� cells as the arguments for your functions.) Financial Functions!D37: =PMT(D34/12,D35,D33) 5 / 5 (100.0%) Feedback: 24. How much money will you save if you pay off the loan in 15 years instead of 30 years? (Please reference the total payment amounts in cells C39 and D39 to calculate the difference.) Financial Functions!D41: =C37-D37 0 / 5 (0.0%) Feedback: [-3] Formula applied incorrectly [-2] Payment difference is incorrect 25.

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BIS 221T Week 4 Apply Travel Spotlight

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BIS 221T Week 4 Apply Travel Spotlight Karen works at the West Coast Travel Agency. She has asked you to help her complete the travel spotlight on Peru. On the “Title and Content” Custom Layout of the Slide Master make the following three additions: Add the “westcoastlogosmall” image to the bottom right corner, Change bullets to “Hollow Square Bullets” for all five levels. Add the text “Explore the World with West Coast Travel: A Premier Travel Agency” to the footer Note: There are two ways to get changes to the Slide Master to apply to existing slides. First, if you click on “Apply to all” in the header/footer dialog box the text is applied to all Slide Master layouts and to all the slides. Second if you only want your changes to propagate to a specific Slide Master Layout, you must reapply the Layout (Home ribbon) to each slide and you must Insert Header and Footer (Insert ribbon) for each slide. 15 / 15 (100.0%) Add the “Split” Animation to the bullets on slide 4 (entitled “Places to Visit”). Build each bullet one at a time when the mouse is clicked. Open the Animation Panel and ensure that the only animations on the slide are the ones for each bullet. Other animations on the slide will cause erroneous grading. Delete any other extraneous animations that may exist. 6 / 6 (100.0%) Create a custom path animation to the flag image on slide 5 (entitled “Peru – Make it your next destination”). Make the animation run when the user moves to the slide. Give it a duration of at least 4 seconds. Open the Animation Panel and ensure that the only animation on the slide is the one for the custom path. Other animations on the slide will cause erroneous grading. Delete any other extraneous animations that may exist. 7 / 7 (100.0%)


Insert a new Title and Content slide between slide 4 (“Places to Visit”) and 5 (“Peru – Make it your next destination”). Title the slide “South America Travel Statistics” without the quotes. Create the following table on the slide. You may make the table more readable by increasing the font size, centering the data in the columns and increasing the row height. 13 / 13 (100.0%) Create a bar chart on a new slide and place it after the table slide (“South America Travel Statistics”). Use the data from the table; title the chart “In Thousands”. Choose a style and color theme that is pleasing to you. After you have selected a style, increase the font size of the legend to at least 16 point, and the font size of the Y axis (the country names) to at least 20 points. Increase the font size of the “In Thousands” chart title to 32pt. Add Data Labels to each bar. Entitle the slide “Chart of South America Travelers” and increase the height of the chart so that it is closer to the slide title. (Note: When changing font sizes select the textbox containing the text, then change the font size of the entire textbox. Do not “select” the text itself that is inside the textbox.) 10 / 14 (71.4%) Feedback: [-2] The chart should be a horizontal bar chart. [-2] The font size of the title should be at least 32 points. Add a new Title and Content slide as slide 4, after the “Start in Lima” slide. Entitle the slide “Peru Travel Options”. Insert the “Upward Arrow” SmartArt (found in the “Process” SmartArt category) to the slide. Enter the following text as the text in the SmartArt. Make the text you entered bold and change the font size to 36. To wrap the text correctly increase the size of the SmartArt to be closer to the slide title.


Bottom of Arrow: Start in Lima Middle of Arrow: Travel to the land of the Inca Top of Arrow: Visit Machu Picchu 6 / 9 (66.7%) Feedback: [-3] The middle node should say “Travel to the land of the Inca” Add a new Title and Content slide as slide 8, after the “Chart of South America Travelers” slide. Add the slide title “Highlight Video” without the quotes. Insert the “peruvideo” from a file into the slide. Resize the video box to take up the clear space on the slide. 7 / 7 (100.0%) Read and delete the comment that is attached to the first slide. 4 / 4 (100.0%) Add a new comment to the first slide with the text “I took your suggestions and completed the slides. Please let me know if you want me to make any other changes.” Without the quotes. 4 / 4 (100.0%) Insert the “audio” sound file to the first slide. Make the audio file play automatically. Do not set any other checkbox options. Position the audio icon so that it does not cover the title or the subtitle. 5 / 7 (71.4%) Feedback: [-2] The audio should only play for the first slide.


Record slide show timings with at least 3 seconds per slide. After they are set, use slide sorter view and clear the timing on the “Highlight Video” slide so that it advances manually and not with a set timing. 6 / 8 (75.0%) Feedback: [-2] The “Highlight Video” slide should only advance with a mouse click. Create a custom slide show with slides 1, 4, 6, 7, and 8. Name the custom show “Peru Custom Show” without the quotes. Keep the slides in the same order as the original presentation. 6 / 6 (100.0%) Submit your work to see how you did. 0/0 Completed assignment file: ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Developing a Presentation

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BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Developing a Presentation


This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Creating a Presentation Quickstove would like to produce a flyer advertising their products. Your assignment is to build the presentation according to the following specifications. Task # Points Task Description 1 10 Go to the third slide, which has the title “Products” and enter the following lines as three separate bullet points. Cube Stove Fire Starters/Fuel Disk Solar Key Chain Flashlight 2 5 Go to slide 4, which has the title “Cube Stove”, and remove the word “two” that appears in the last bullet to remove the redundancy of “2 two” 3 10 Go to the slide which has the title “Pricing” (currently slide 5) and split the first bullet point text into two lines. Split immediately before the “45% markup….” so that it becomes a new bullet line. 4 9 There are spelling errors in this presentation. Use the Spelling check option to correct the misspellings. Ignore any words that are spelled correctly.


5 19 Insert a new “Title and Content” slide after the slide entitled “Pricing” (currently slide 5) with the following text. Title of Slide: Competition Bullet 1: Lighter weight stoves

Bullet 2: Larger/heavier stoves Bullet 3: One fuel requirement Bullet 4: High risk fuel 6 15 Insert a new “Title and Content” slide after the slide entitled “Cube Stove” (currently slide 4) with the content below. Title of Slide: Support Products Bullet 1: Fuel disks – single and multipack options Bullet 2: Solar flashlight – good promotion item 7 12 Edit the color of the bulleted text on slides entitled “Cube Stove” and the two newly added slides (“Support Products” and “Competition”) to “Red, Accent 3, Darker 25%” to match the other slides. 8 10 Add a new Title slide to the end of the presentation. This slide should contain contact information for the presenter. Type “For more information call” as the slide title and “888-888-9999” as the subtitle.


9 10 The default colors on the last slide make the text hard to read. Change the title color to “White, Background 1, Darker 5%” and the sub title color to “Light Yellow, Background 2, Darker 25%”. 10 0 Save the completed presentation to your computer. Navigate to the “Assignment” menu and click on the submit button to see how you did. Total: 100 ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Developing PPT Designs

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BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Developing PPT Designs This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Enhancing a presentation Quickstove would like to produce a presentation advertising their products. Your assignment is to build the presentation according to the following specifications.


Task # Points Task Description 1 10 Add the “Largefireboxlogo” to the Title Layout of the Slide Master so that it appears on both slide 1 and 8. Position the image so that it is below the subheading but still inside the white rectangle on each slide. 2 10 Edit the Title and Content Layout slide master to display the level 1 and level 2 bullets as “Filled Square Bullets” instead of the default circle. 3 10 Add the “Fireboxlogo” on top of the footer of the Title and Content slide master. When you are done close the Master View. 4 10 You want the eight fuel types to transition onto slide 3 one at a time but without having to click each individually. To do this, select the eight fuel types and click “Fly In” from the Animations ribbon. Open the Animation Pane and select the eight items in the pane. Click the drop down arrow to the right of Charcoal Briquettes and select “Start After Previous”. 5 10 Add the “Swivel” entrance animation to the image on slide 4, entitled “Gen2.5 Folding Firebox (continued)” 6 10 Add a “Bold Reveal” animation to start after the previous animation with a 2 second delay to each bullet on slide 5, entitled “Engineered and Made in the USA” 7 10 Apply the “Bounce” entrance animation effect to the statement on slide 7. Set the animation to start as soon as the slide Title displays.


8 10 For slide 2 (entitled “New Gen2.5 Folding Firebox Nano Ultralight Stove”) we want it to be a building slide with the images and their names appearing with mouse clicks. On the first mouse click make the image on the left (the G2 Folding Firebox) appear. Its name should appear concurrently. On the second mouse click display the “Now” text. On the third mouse click make the image on the right (the G2.5 Folding Firebox) appear. Its name should appear concurrently. Use the “Appear” animation effect on all the objects. 9 10 On slide 6 add a “Custom Path” with a random path on the “We’ll Make It Right” object. To do this, select the object; select the “Custom Path” animation and then pick a starting position on the slide. Drag your mouse around the slide until you have a path that takes you back to the original object’s position. To end the path, press the “Esc” key. 10 10 Without a delay the custom path animation runs too quickly. To slow down the animation set the duration to 12 seconds. 11 0 Run the Slide show to check all the changes to the master and make sure the animations display correctly. When your slide show works correctly save the presentation. Navigate to the “Assignment” menu and click on the submit button to see how you did. Total: 100 ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Editing a Presentation

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BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Editing a Presentation This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Editing a presentation Quickstove would like to produce a presentation advertising their products. Your assignment is to build the presentation according to the following specifications. Task # Points Task Description 1 6 Use the find and replace option to change every occurrence of Quick Stove with the correct spelling QuickStove. 2 5 Put the “Up Right Stove” and “Upside Down Stove” slides in the same order the positions appear in other advertising with “Upright Stove” before the “Upside down Stove”. To do this, select slide 5 (“Upright Stove”) thumbnail and drag and drop it before slide 4 (“Upside down Stove”). 3 15 Insert a Comparison slide as slide 3 in the presentation that compare the “QUICKSTOVE CUBE STOVE” to the “ECOFUEL FOLD FLAT CAMP STOVE”. Do a side-by-side comparison using the information below to enter the content of the slide. Main Title of the slide should be: “Compare with our Competition” The subtitle the left


column should be “QUICKSTOVE CUBE STOVE” and the subtitle for the right column should be “ECOFUEL FOLD FLAT CAMP STOVE” There are three items in each column that are compared. QUICKSTOVE CUBE STOVE STOVE Weight – less than 1 pound

ECOFUEL FOLD FLAT CAMP

Weight – 1.5 pounds

Uses multiple fuels – Fuel disk, wood, Sterno, charcoal, tablets Requires OrganicaBioFire Safety Fuel – sold separately Cost – with 2 fuel disks $24.99

Cost – Stove only $40.00

4 6 On the slide entitled “Cube Stove Features” (slide 4 after inserting a new slide), use the Change Case option to make the first letter of each line start with a capital letter. (Sentence case for all lines on the slide.) 5 8 The cooking types (last four lines, which describe types of cooking) on this slide (“Cube Stove Features”) will be more dramatic if they were displayed with a bullet and indented. To do this, select the four cooking types, select the bullet drop down and select “Filled Square Bullets”. With the statements still highlighted click “Increase List Level” once from the Paragraphs section of the Home ribbon to indent the statements one stop. When you increase the indent level, PowerPoint automatically decreases the font size. In this instance, return the font size to its previous value of 20 points for all four line items. 6 8 After reviewing slides 7 (“Closed Stove”) and 8 (“Remove Plate”) you decide they will be better as one slide. To do this, first create a new slide. Then add all the information from slide 7 and slide 8 as line items in the content placeholder of the new slide. This


should give you five lines items on the new slide. Then delete the old slides 7 and 8. 7 5 Add the title “Other Positions” to the new slide that you just created without the quotes in the title placeholder. 8 5 Edit the first statement so that there is a dash and the text “For Grilling” is displayed after the “Closed Stove” text, so that it reads “Closed Stove – For Grilling” all as a single line item. 9 18 Use the Format Painter option to add the filled square bullets again on slides 5, 6 and 7 to identify the types of fuel recommended for each cooking position. Use the format that you set for task 5 on the slide entitled “Cube Stove Features”. (Format Painter should bring over the bullets, the indentation, and the font size of 20. Double check to make sure all three features are set correctly.) In other words, bulleted and indented attributes should be painted to the following lines. Because your mouse is showing the paintbrush, it is better to use the page down or arrow keys to move from slide to slide. On Slide 5 (“Upright Stove”): Wood, Sterno, Gel, Tablet On Slide 6 (“Upside Down Stove”): Wood, Sterno, Gel, Tablet On Slide 7 (“Other Positions”): Wood, Charcoal 10 4 96pt.

Increase the font size of the title on slide 1 from 80pt to

11

Apply the “Fade” Transition to slides 2 through 7.

8

12 8 Use the up arrow on the duration option to change it to 02:00 to slow down the transition. Then click Apply to All. (Note: You


should quickly go through all the slides to make sure that the Apply to All worked correctly. You can review the timings and transitions both by previewing the presentation, and by changing the view to Slide Sorter and opening the Transitions Ribbon. In Slide Sorter view, click on each slide to view its transition. If any is wrong, you can fix it. ) 13 4 Apply the “Random Bars� Transition to slide 1 (the title slide). Change the transition duration to 2.0 to be consistent with the rest of the presenation transitions. 14 0 work.

Navigate to the Assignment ribbon and submit your

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BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Editing PPT Designs

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BIS 221T Week 4 Practice Editing PPT Designs This assignment has a total of 100 points. Practice problems are designed to help you apply what you have learned. It may be a good idea to complete the assignment on your own without help to see where you might need the most practice. Make only those


changes that are specified in these directions. The Atlas Grader depends on existing text to identify portions of the document for grading. Enhancing a presentation Quickstove would like to produce a presentation advertising their products. Your assignment is to build the presentation according to the following specifications.

Task # Points Task Description 1 4 Insert the ProgramIntro.m4m sound media on the first slide, i.e. the Title slide. Place it so that the speaker icon is to the left of the QuickStove title and easily seen. 2 14 Insert a new slide as slide 3 and create a table that displays the number of units sold during the fundraising incentives program. Enter the title “Units Sold� without the quotes as the slide title. Use the data below to create the table. West Chester Mountain View

Claremont

Fuel Disks

250

158

235

562

Cooking Kits 125

300

355

689

Stoves 289

280

402

812

Multi-Pack

85

75

105

202

Ocean Side


3 16 Insert a new slide after the table slide you previously created. Copy and paste the data from the table on slide 3 to create a column chart on slide 4. Title your slide “Chart of Units Sold”. 4 8 Close the data window and insert a chart title “Fundraising Units Sold”. Add Data Labels to the outside end of the columns. 5 13 Create a table on a new slide after the “Chart of Units Sold” slide with the amounts earned by each school for each product sold and with the total sales for each school. Use the table below as a reference for filling in the Table Data. Title the slide “Fundraising Amounts Earned”. Size the table to best fit the data. Right align the numbers. West Chester Mountain View Fuel Disks

$125.00

Cooking Kits $1,250.00 Stoves $2,890.00 Multi-Pack Total

$5,485.00

$79.00 $117.50 $3,000.00

$2,800.00

$1,020.00

Claremont

$6,779.00

$281.00

$3,550.00

$4,020.00

$900.00

Ocean Side

$8,120.00

$1,260.00

$8,947.50

$6,890.00

$2,424.00

$17,715.00

6 16 Insert a new slide after the “Fundraising Amounts Earned” slide that you just created. Title the slide “School Comparison of Total Sales” Insert a pie chart on the slide showing the total sales by school. Use the Total sales data for each school from the previous slide as the data for the pie chart. Label the pie chart “Total Sales”. Also label the chart series (i.e. the column name of the data in the spreadsheet)


“Total Sales”. (Note: Be careful when you enter the labels and the data. The Atlas grader is sensitive to capitalization and spaces between words.) 7 8 You decide not to use the “Fundraising Amounts Earned” slide in the presentation. But you want it available in case someone asks some questions about detail dollar amounts. Hide the slide “Fundraising Amounts Earned” and move it so that it is located after the pie chart slide, (“School Comparison of Total Sales”) 8 11 Create a new slide at the end of the presentation as created so far. It should be slide number 7 and should have the title “Stove Sales by School”. Insert a SmartArt Graphic on the slide. The SmartArt graphic to insert is the “Radial List” graphic and is located within the Relationship category. Add the “G2-5FoldingFirebox” image in place of the center circle on the left. Enter the following data to add the text to the other circles and to add a new circle. ? West Chester o $2,890.00 ? Mountain View o $2,800.00 ? Claremont o $4,020.00 ? Ocean Side o $8,120.00 9 10 Add a new slide to the end of the presentation (Slide number 8). Entitle it “QuickStove Fundraising Program”. Add the video “FundraisingVideo.mp4” to the new slide. Resize the video rectangle so that it covers the most of the white space but does not cover the slide title. Be sure to maintain the aspect ratio.


10 0 Navigate to the “Assignment� menu and click on the submit button to see how you did. Total: 100 ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 5 Apply LinkedIn Profile

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BIS 221T Week 5 Apply LinkedIn Profile Apply: Week 5 LinkedIn Profile Purpose of Assignment Social media is becoming increasingly used to conduct business transactions, and for many businesses it has become a primary tool for marketing communications, sales, and customer support. In this assignment, you will create a professional business profile using LinkedIn that can be used to network with other business professionals, follow current industry news, search for employment opportunities, and link with other social networking apps. Resources: Learn: Learning LinkedIn Video https://www.linkedin.com


Assignment Steps Refer to the assignment rubric for an overview of the required content and grading expectations for this assignment, and read the instructions below thoroughly prior to working on this assignment.

Create a professional email account (e.g. via Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo), or use your University of Phoenix email account. Avoid using nicknames or extraneous alphanumeric characters, and set your email display name to use your full name (first & last).

Open a web browser and navigate to https://www.linkedin.com.

Create a LinkedIn account and add your location, job title, company, and industry information as requested (note: you may list “student” as your job title and add the University as your location if you prefer). You will also need to verify your email as part of the account creation process. Add contacts, people you may know, photos, and interests as desired (note: although these steps are included in the account setup process, you may skip these items and add them at a later time if desired). Select the “Build your network” and “Stay in the know” to add professional contacts and follow business industry experts respectively. Add two or more contacts and follow at least four experts.


Edit your profile by selecting the “Me” link in the header bar and then selecting “View Profile” from the drop-down list. Select the “See contact info” link to edit your Contact Info. Select the pencil icon to edit your email or update your LinkedIn URL to something more personalized and professional (e.g. your name). Select the “Add profile section” link to add background, skills, accomplishments, and additional information to your profile. This is where you’ll add employment, education, awards, and other relevant professional experience to your profile which will serve as your online resume, so it’s worth spending some extra time in these areas. Add at least one item to each category (wherever applicable). Select the “Home” link on the header bar, and then select the “Post” button to share at least one article, photo, video, or idea with the contacts in your network. Optional: Link your LinkedIn profile to another social media account (e.g. Twitter®, Facebook®, Lynda.com®, Outlook®, Instagram®). ===============================================

BIS 221T Week 5 Practice Knowledge Check

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BIS 221T Week 5 Practice Knowledge Check The term “App” is derived from shortening what word? Application Appease Appropriate Applicative What is Doug Cutting’s son’s toy elephant’s name? Edvald Edward Hadoop Eugene What is a schematic blueprint that provides a skeletal framework for a mobile app and less of a sketch? Storyboarding Wireframing Illustration Guides Story Framing Your LinkedIn profile photo needs to be ______________. Never smiling


Always smiling Appropriately professional Outside your desired industry What monatization model requires a massive user base to generate significant revenues? ERM Response In-app Purchases Advertising EMS Response What is the process of making a prototype of your mobile app? Wireframing Wire Adjustment(s) Story Telling Storyboarding What is also called “friendliness� testing? Usability Testing Performance Testing


Functional Testing Interruption Testing What is another term for Text Analytics? Text Withdrawal Text Abstraction Text Extraction Text-mining Why is keeping enormous amounts of inventory a bad thing? It’s inexpensive Your customers always find what they need It doesn’t take up too much space It’s too expensive Why is the ROI of a harvesting tractor easy to calculate? Data is easy to collect Data is objective Can be easily calculated in a spreadsheet All of the above


What is the initial cost to create an iTunes Connect account? $100 $50 $10 Free What refers to quality of data? Volume Velocity Veracity

Text Withdrawal Text Extraction Text-mining What does the acronym PaaS mean? Process as a Service Peripheral as a Service Platform as a Service


Python as a Service In BI, which of the following is not part of ETL? Load Extract Transform Transmission

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