Computer System Scenarios
In today’s world, there are many different types of computer systems that are available to users and companies. Some of these systems involve powerful computers like the supercomputer, mainframe computer, workstation, and minicomputer. Some less powerful computers available to companies and users can consist of a desktop pc, laptop/notebook computer, and handheld computer. Mattering on the demands of the user and organization will always decide which kind of computer system is suitable and right for them.
Scenario # 1
Due to the reasons that Sarah’s Flower Designs is a fledgling, home-based business consisting of only three employees, I would recommend an older model desktop personal computer. A desktop computer can be very useful in a small home operated business and can be used by Mark to file financial and client records in the necessary order. A desktop computer would also allow Sarah’s Flower Design business to update, access, and track current as well as previous client information and order histories. In order for this desktop to be used for billing customers electronically, Sarah the owner would have to sign up with some kind of low cost internet service. As far as having some type of way for Kim to keep track of customer addresses and specific delivery instructions on the road, I would recommend a personal digital assistant handheld computer. A PDA would be excellent for this type of business, since it already comes preloaded with address books and calendars. Because this business is so small with only three employees, both of the systems I have recommended would not have to be expensive since they would not hold large amounts of information.
Due to the reasons that SBI Corporation is a financial consulting organization based out of Texas with 300 full-time employees, I would recommend a Mainframe computer to run and collect all of the businesses data. Going with the assumption that corporations already...