IUS Assignment Brief 14 15 1 Essay

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Qualification Title
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in IT

Unit Covered

29 – Installing and Upgrading Software
Assignment Title
AniMania - Understand why software needs installing or upgrading

Tutor Name: Vincent Taggart
Student Name:

Date Issued: 22/09/14

Final Deadline: 16/10/14

Learning Aims/Outcomes

Understand why software needs installing or upgrading

Scenario

InnoTech Centre based at SWC, is a leading business and mentoring support centre providing vital expertise, advice and support for small businesses in the local area.

Their aim is to nurture and grow innovation and technology through four key concepts:
Creating partnerships with other colleges, businesses and organisations
Helping local business embrace innovation through high grade knowledge exchange and technology development
Providing training and technical mentoring to businesses
Promoting a culture of innovation and adventure in schools in a dynamic and exciting way to promote the STEM subjects.

You have been given the responsibility of handling a new client of InnoTech, called AniMania. AniMania are a small animation company just starting out, who specialise in creating online advertisements and 2D animations.

You have been asked to produce a series of manuals and video tutorials to help AniMania with the installation and upgrade of software. You must create booklets and a training manual, as well as give demonstrations to the client to help her keep her computer system at its best and to educate her on when she should change her software and risks she may face. The owner Miss Frost needs you to install anti-virus software for her and to update her current Operating System, Windows XP, to Windows 7.
Task 1
Instruction

Give a presentation on the potential prompts that would initiate the installation of new or upgraded software.

Include in your presentation a section explaining the advantages and potential disadvantages of the installation or upgrade of new software.

Produce an A4 poster describing the potential risks when installing or upgrading software.

Produce a Podcast justifying why someone should upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8.

Create a Word document that evaluates the risks involved in the installation or upgrade of software and explain how the risks can be minimised.
Evidence you must produce for this task
Presentation
A4 poster
Podcast
Word document

Criteria to be covered by this task:
To achieve this criteria you must show that you are able to
Unit
Criterion
Reference
Describe the potential prompts that initiate the installation of new or upgraded software

Installing & Upgrading Software
P1
Describe the potential risks of installing or upgrading software
Installing & Upgrading Software
P2
Explain the advantages and potential disadvantages of installation or upgrade of new software
Installing & Upgrading Software
M1
Justify a particular installation or upgrade
Installing & Upgrading Software
D1
Evaluate the risks involved in the installation or upgrade of software and explain how the risks could be minimised.
Installing & Upgrading Software
D2

Sources of Information
Textbook
Shaw N – Strategies for Managing Computer Software Upgrades (Idea Group US, 2000) ISBN-10 1930708041, ISBN-13 978-1930708044
Website
www.microsoft.com

Qualification Title
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in IT

Unit Covered

29 – Installing and Upgrading Software
Assignment Title
AniMania - Know how to prepare for a software installation or upgrade

Tutor Name: Vincent Taggart
Student Name:

Date Issued: 13/10/14

Final Deadline: 23/10/14

Learning Aims/Outcomes

Know how to prepare for a software installation or upgrade.
Scenario

InnoTech Centre based at SWC, is a leading business and mentoring support centre providing vital expertise, advice and support for small businesses in the local area.

Their aim is to nurture and grow innovation and technology through four key concepts:
Creating partnerships with other colleges,…