ICT assignment tasks

  1. Find two resources that explain aspects of IT Service Management.
  2. The past decade has witnessed tremendous advances in computing, wired and wireless communication, and storage technologies. Discuss the main features and applications of two mass storage technologies namely: direct-attached storage and network-attached storage.
  3. Real-time operating systems are operating systems that guarantee a certain capability within a specified time constraint. Discuss the main benefits of real-time operating systems for the health sector.
  4. Mobile Cloud computing has gained a wide acceptance for organisations as well as individuals by introducing computation, storage and software based services. Explain the security and privacy issues in relation to the use of the mobile Cloud computing in the finance sector.
  5. TCP/IP is consists of communication protocols used to transfer packets between computer hosts within the network. In TCP/IP, the transport layer is responsible for providing the application layer with session and datagram communication services. Discuss the common standards at the transport layer
  6. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Discuss the cyber security challenges faced by the health sector in this IoT era
  7. Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud is a model designed to facilitate the information society, enabling advanced services by interconnecting physical and virtual things based on, existing and evolving, interoperable information and communication technologies through ennoblement of ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Explain the importance of real time data capture capability, data visualisation, data analytics, and API protocols in the application of IoT Cloud.
  8. A Social Network Service (SNS) is a kind of web service for establishing a virtual connection between people with similar interests, backgrounds, and activities. However, there are different security and privacy threats that target every user of social networking sites. Provide five solutions to deal with these security threats.
  9. Big data has been considered to be a breakthrough technological development over recent years. Big data is based on large volumes of extensively varied data that are generated, captured, and processed at high velocity. Discuss the main challenges as well as the social and economic values for organisations in adopting big data.
  10. There has been a growing interest in the application of agile and lean practices for software development. Discuss the benefits of agile and lean practices and their impacts on project constraints
  11. The availability and implementation of information and communication technologies (ICT) is increasingly vital to all dimensions of a nation’s inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic development and growth strategies. Discuss how ICT is fundamentally changing the nature of economic, environmental, and social relationships globally.