Case 2: Lufthansa Taking Mobile Computing to the Skies. Lufthansa wants to Keep 3,500 pilots Trained on the latest technology and procedures Plugged into the corporate infrastructure Informed about schedules, weather events, and other facts that affect their jobs Control costs
Lufthansa wants to
Are many of Lufthansa’s challenges identifies in the case similar to those being experienced by other businesses in today’s global economy? Explain and provide some examples.
What other tangible and intangible benefits, beyond those identified by Lufthansa, might a mobile workforce enjoy as a result of deploying mobile technologies. Explain.
Lufthansa was clearly taking a big risk with their decision to deploy notebook computers to their pilots. What steps did they take to manage that risk and what others might be needed in today’s business environment? Provide some examples.
Steps taken to manage the risk:
Delta, Northwest Airlines, and Vancouver Airport: The business Value of Customer Self-Service Kiosks (87)
Left: The on-board L2 cache.
Right: The Pentium® Pro processor core with 5.5 million transistors.
4. Identify the computer systems and peripherals you would acquire or recommend for a business of your choice, and explain the reasons for your selections.
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Fragmentation means two things:
a condition in which individual files on a disk are not contiguous but are broken up in pieces scattered around the disk;
a condition in which the free space on a disk consists of little bits of free space here and there rather than only one or a few free spaces.
In John F. Kennedy's 1961 inaugural address, he delivered this famous line:
The quote has 17 words, made up of 61 letters, 16 spaces, one dash and one period. If each letter, space or punctuation mark takes up one unit of memory, we get a total file size of 79 units. To get the file size down, we need to look for redundancies.
Our sentence now reads:
Keyboard and mouse ports and become productive with the new hardware and applications, if they did not have them already
Parallel portHardware: Your Physical Interface
Why do you think that Aviall failed in their implementation of an airplane parts and components inventory control system? What could they have done differently?