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Apply: Hardware and Software Recommendations
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Apply: Hardware and Software Recommendations​

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

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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.

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Used with permission from Microsoft.

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