PESTEL analysis of the telecommunications industry

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PESTEL analysis of the telecommunications industry This is a comprehensive PESTEL analysis of the telecommunications industry. It draws examples from several countries to evaluate the industry’s global nature and prospect. No doubt that the telecommunication industry continues to be a major player in the global economy. It impacts on individuals and organisations alike; however, it is also affected by some forces beyond its control.   Political factors that affect the telecommunications industry The telecommunications industry is influenced by many different political factors. The regulations and laws that govern the industry […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of artificial intelligence (AI)

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Advantages and disadvantages of artificial intelligence (AI) This detailed article explores some of the advantages and disadvantages of artificial intelligence (AI). It also explores the definition and types of artificial intelligence. AI has already played a big role in many areas of human life. Robots, maps, facial recognition, self-driving car, chatbots, digital assistant, plagiarism checkers, and many others have huge impact on humans. Definition of artificial intelligence (AI) According to IBM (2020) artificial intelligence (AI) leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind. […]

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Waterfall model – definition, advantages and disadvantages

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Definition of the waterfall model The waterfall model is a popular design approach to software development. In this approach of software development, “rather than jumping in and immediately developing a product, the waterfall model suggest that software engineers work in a series of stages” (Lethbridge and Laganière, 2005, pg 429). It is in fact a linear approach in which the phases outlined in the above figure is followed sequentially. Developers first capture and develop their client’s requirements; once this has been completed, a design is outlined and then programming beings, […]

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Operating System – functions of Operating System

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A computer is constructed of several different software and hardware components: processors, memory, peripherals, software applications and various other input and output devices. Understanding and managing each component before use can be extremely difficult for both programmers and end users. It is the job of the Operating System to provide a systematic and controlled allocation of the computer’s processors, main memory, disk drives, and peripherals and to establish a user interface. What is an Operating System (OS)? “An OS is a program that controls the execution of application programs and […]

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