Assuming you are a business manager discuss advantages, disadvantages, suitability and applications of cloud storage and computing

Assignment Brief

Course/Programme:

BABS Foundation

 

Level:

3

 

Module Title:

CFPBUS006 - Integrated Professional Skills in the Digital Age

 

Assignment title:

Individual Report

 

Weighting:

100%

 

Eligible for late submission (3 working days, with penalty)?

Yes

 

Method of submission:

    Ö

Online only

 

Online and paper copy

Special instructions for submission (if any):

 

 

Date for results and feedback:

 

 

Employability skills assessed:

 

 

Learning outcomes assessed:

Included in the assignment tasks

 

           

Assessment: Individual Report (2000 - 3000 words)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become important for modern times.  This is evident through the widespread use of cell phones, smart phones, emails, web conferencing, Internet and Cloud etc. However, it is not all the good news. There are challenges as well.

 

You are required to write a report on the following topic:

  • Over the last decade or so, the Cloud, its storage and computing have become significantly important in replacing the need for businesses to acquire and maintain their own infrastructure in providing online services. Assuming you are a business manager discuss advantages, disadvantages, suitability and applications of cloud storage and computing.
  • More and more students are turning to the Internet when doing research for their course work. However, anyone can put anything on a Website as there could be no review or screening process. Discuss key skills required to conduct research online and challenges being faced.
  • The dark web is a nefarious place, where criminals lurk and communicate, buy, sell, plot and plunder. It is the data black hole, a home to information stolen in data breaches. With information so easily accessible to fraudsters, it is no surprise ID theft is booming. Only through understanding, threat can it be avoided. Discuss the challenges and measures of security and privacy that you would take when you are using Internet.

This assessment addresses LO1, LO2, LO3 and LO4:

LO1: Understand the key terms and considerations associated with using the internet

LO2: Take responsibility for personal security and privacy when using the internet

LO3: Develop online research skills

LO4: Develop digital communication skills

Further points:

  • It is expected that you use current peer-reviewed journals and articles to ensure that you have an in-depth understanding of your topic particularly for the Literature Review.
  • There must be sufficient linkage between theory and practice.
  • Harvard style of references should be used. 

Formatting and Layout


Please note the following when completing your written project:

  1. Writing: Written in English in an appropriate business/academic style
  2. Focus: Focus only on the tasks set in the assignment.
  3. Length: 2000 to 3000 words [with +/- of 10%]
  4. Document format: Report
  5. Ensure a clear title, course, and ID number is on a cover/title slide

Research: Research should use reliable and relevant sources of information on the Internet ONLY. At least EIGHT references must be provided.

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