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Team rocket

  1. 1. Team Rocket<br />“Gotta Consult ‘em all!”<br />BrandynOffley<br />FaustoFaioli<br />Hugh Li<br />Nicholas Tagle<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Who are we?<br />Computer technology consultants<br />Founded in 1991 by CST students of BCIT<br />Headquarters located in Vancouver<br />Owns up to 550 branches world wide(Europe, Asia, North America)<br />We consulted projects with clients such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, Electronic Arts, etc.<br />We consult with all ranges of business sizes and fields<br />Multi-billion dollar company <br />2<br />
  3. 3. Contents<br /><ul><li>Hugh
  4. 4. Laptop
  5. 5. Web Conferencing
  6. 6. Wireless Connection
  7. 7. Technical Solutions
  8. 8. Brandyn
  9. 9. Operating System Alternative
  10. 10. Going green
  11. 11. Disposal of Laptops</li></ul>Nicholas<br />Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate<br />8 Software<br />Implementation<br />Fausto<br />Operating System<br />Security<br />Website<br />Cost & Benefits<br />3<br />
  12. 12. Vostro 1520<br />4<br />
  13. 13. Vostro 3500<br />5<br />
  14. 14. Dell Vostro 1520 – 15.4”<br />Lower end replacement ($669)<br />Provides lots of storage space<br />Discrete graphics solution<br />Dell Vostro 3500 – 15.6”<br />Higher end replacement ($819)<br />Stronger computing power and faster multitasking<br />Also includes wireless-N connectivity<br />Replacement Laptops<br />6<br />
  15. 15. Wireless Access<br />Cellular Broadbrand USB modem<br />High access speeds and lots of coverage<br />Subscription/contract based plan<br />Public Wifi hotspots<br />Widely available in most restaurants and stores and often free to use in local spots<br />Privacy and security risks<br />Cellphone tethering<br />Quick and easy access anywhere<br />Limited bandwidth; carrier restrictions on use with laptops; potentially high cost and data usage<br />7<br />
  16. 16. Operating System<br />Windows 7 Professional<br />latest version of Windows<br />Professional has the many features<br />beneficial to your company<br />value: $320.00<br />replacing Windows XP<br />8<br />
  17. 17. Operating System<br />Benefits:<br />sharing files<br />increasing productivity with new UI<br />backing up files<br />changing display modes<br />encrypting files<br />selecting network printers and computers<br />using XP mode for backwards compatibility<br />9<br />Windows 7 Proffessional<br />
  18. 18. Operating System Alternative<br />Windows XP Profesional<br />if windows 7 is not to your liking, the continued use of XP is possible<br />save money on buying licensing<br />Windows 7 has XP mode, so you can run any program that works in XP on 7 just by using XP mode<br />however, this mode does require a more powerful computer<br />10<br />
  19. 19. Microsoft Office 2007<br />Ultimate<br />Latest version of Microsoft Office<br />Value: $679.95<br />Contains all Office Programs<br />Power Point<br />Excel<br />One Note<br />Outlook<br />Access<br />Publisher<br />Groove<br />InfoPath<br />11<br />
  20. 20. Microsoft Office 2007<br />Power Point<br />many slideshow templates for presentations and meetings<br />hundreds of animation effects and sounds<br />dozens of background templates<br />a full screen presentation slide mode<br />a default view allows for note taking which is useful for business training<br />importing of windows media video and audio formats<br />12<br />
  21. 21. creation of spreadsheets<br />graphing tools<br />table tools<br />data manipulation with formulas<br />several table and graph templates<br />workspaces of 1 million rows and 16 thousand columns for data input on each worksheet<br />Microsoft Office 2007<br />Excel<br />13<br />
  22. 22. Microsoft Office 2007<br />One Note<br />drawing tools<br />table tools<br />graph tools<br />highlighting tool<br />text input anywhere on the document with 1 click<br />creation of several notebooks<br />creation of several sections in a notebook<br />accessing sections or notebooks with 1 click<br />expanding the height and width of a page<br />14<br />
  23. 23. Microsoft Office 2007<br />Outlook<br />ability to share progress reports<br />provides a to-do bar<br />scheduling on the calendar<br />writing an email is like a word document<br />give emails a certain type like “important” so it can be organized<br />flag emails which will provide a start and due date as well as a reminder<br />Can be used by hotmail,yahoo,gmail, company email <br />15<br />
  24. 24. creation of database from scratch<br />multiple database templates<br />multiple data view layouts<br />sorting and filtering tools<br />storing of multiple data types<br />tabs for multiple data sheets<br />Microsoft Office 2007<br />Access<br />16<br />
  25. 25. create brochures<br />create business cards<br />create banners<br />create flyers<br />create catalogs<br />Microsoft Office 2007<br />Publisher<br />17<br />
  26. 26. Microsoft Office 2007<br />Groove<br />creation of workspace for groups<br />workspaces member-access only for security and privacy<br />the ability of creators of workspace to invite certain members into the workspace<br />workspaces containing projects and information<br />18<br />
  27. 27. real time information changes for members to see<br />indications of which members are online and offline in the workspace<br />instant messaging conversations throughout the workspace<br />Microsoft Office 2007<br />Groove<br />19<br />
  28. 28. Microsoft Office 2007<br />Infopath<br />Creates forms and fill out forms for<br />containing data<br />Usable in Windows mobile devices or<br />any device that can access a web browser<br />Send forms through email to be filled out<br />merging data from emails<br />importing email data into Microsoft Excel<br />conversion data in emails into XML so other systems can use it<br />20<br />
  29. 29. Security<br />Symantec Protection Suite Enterprise<br />Features:<br />recovers full system data within minutes<br />detects and blocks botnet connections<br />prevents viruses and spam<br />IM, email<br />prevents Web 2.0 threats, including malware<br />viruses, botnets, spyware<br />Value: $103 per license<br />21<br />
  30. 30. Web Development<br />Squarespace<br />create websites easily from scratch<br />drag and drop elements<br />templates<br />WYSIWYG editor (What you see is what you get)<br />edit in real-time<br />PC<br />iPhone app<br />ask for support at any time<br />host with low down time<br />value: $30/month<br />22<br />
  31. 31. Squarespace Demonstration<br />23<br />
  32. 32. Web Alternative<br />GoDaddy<br />does not have WYSIWYG editor<br />you will need to hire a web developer<br />includes credits for advertising<br />MySpace myAds<br />Google AdWords<br />Facebook Ads<br />unlimited space and transfers<br />value: $10/month for a 3 year plan<br />24<br />
  33. 33. Website Features<br />site map<br />event calendar<br />company news<br />free online chat support<br />online consulting for members<br />employee accounts for updating client accounts and adding news and events<br />your site will be advertised on others<br />employee email accounts<br />25<br />
  34. 34. Web Conferencing<br />Dimdim Pro<br />26<br />
  35. 35. Web Conferencing<br />Dimdim Pro<br />Simple web conferencing with audio and video, no extra programs needed<br />Runs on any browser with Adobe Flash, thus supporting nearly any operating system with internet capabilities<br />Unlimited meetings with 50 different users for a total of $25 per month<br />Includes collaborative web surfing, so everyone can view the same webpage<br />27<br />
  36. 36. Web Conferencing<br />Dimdim Pro<br />Smart URLsare short and easy to remember links allowing anyone you send them to instantly connect and talk<br />Share ideas with the integrated whiteboard and recording of sessions<br />Present PDF/PPT(X) files to other conference members inside the browser<br />Integrates seamlessly with nearly all popular media and social sites<br />28<br />
  37. 37. Web Conferencing Alternative<br />Skype Business<br />Skype Business is absolutely free for Skype-to-Skype calls<br />Unlimited landline calls to Canada and the United States are available with a subscription from as low as $2.70 per month per account<br />Skype can be integrated into existing PBX to let Skype be used on a landline to answer customers<br />29<br />
  38. 38. Technical Issues<br />What to do in case of…<br />loss of internet connection?<br />Use Windows’ built in repair function<br />Narrow down where the problem could be<br />the computer having a virus infection<br />Identify the virus<br />Find online documentation on removing it<br />Rescan the computer to confirm removal<br />30<br />
  39. 39. Going Green<br />Recycling Laptops<br />Wiping hard drives<br />Recycling / Donating with ERA<br />Power Saving suggestions<br />31<br />
  40. 40. Recycling<br />Before recycling the laptops:<br />Encrypt the hard drive data<br />Wipe the hard drive data<br />After encrypting and wiping the data:<br />Recycle laptops with ERAor<br />Give laptops to ERA for donation<br />32<br />
  41. 41. Wiping Hard Drive Data<br />Using TrueCrypt to encrypt the hard drive<br />Using Darik’s Boot and Nuke to overwrite the hard drives data to 0’s<br />Ensuring the data is unrecoverable<br />Both programs are free<br />33<br />
  42. 42. ERA<br />Premium membership = $100<br />5 picks included<br />3 need to be used for laptops<br />2 can be used for any other pickup requirements<br />Large items have an additional cost of $35 per item, IE photocopiers, old CRT monitors, etc<br />installs windows XP for free on all donated laptops<br />34<br />
  43. 43. Power Saving<br />Suggestions for power saving:<br />Use sleep mode on laptops when not in use.<br />Set up idle timer for sleep mode on laptops.<br />Unplug laptops when not in use, or when turned off.<br />35<br />
  44. 44. Implementation<br />April 12– April 18<br />discuss and decide which products from the proposed system are going to be purchased<br />April 19 – April 26<br />order the software and hardware that was selected in the previous discussion<br />Process: May 3, 2010 – June 14, 2010<br />7 Weeks<br />36<br />
  45. 45. Implementation<br />May 3 – May 9<br />installing software on laptops<br />train selected representatives to design the company website on SquareSpace<br />May 10 – May 23<br />train representatives regarding the new software<br />train representatives to use Dimdim<br />37<br />
  46. 46. Implementation<br />May 24 – June 6<br />notify employees to drop off their old laptops to a reasonable location for ERA to pick up<br />launch of the new website<br />June 7 – June 14<br />debug software and replace hardware that is corrupted<br />38<br />
  47. 47. Costs and Benefits<br />almost a $2,000,000 initial cost<br />accelerated profits over 5 years will return the $2,000,000 on the 4th year<br />estimated $3,000,000 profit on the 5th year<br />profits will increase as more customers are brought to you through your new website<br />39<br />
  48. 48. Costs and Benefits<br />40<br />
  49. 49. Costs and Benefits<br />41<br />
  50. 50. Questions<br />42<br />
  51. 51. This system is / will:<br />Pay for itself within five years<br />Environmentally Friendly<br />Increase public opinion<br />Keep Smart Investments on the cutting edge of technology<br />Best possible system for Smart Investments<br />Conclusion<br />43<br />
  52. 52. Thank You<br />44<br />

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