Navy Knowledge Online Analysis

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Navy Knowledge Online Navy Knowledge On-line is a single source web cite for all United States Sailors to help them with their career and personnel goals. This system gives the user the ability to access career management, personal development, leadership, and many learning tools. With-in the following paragraphs I will be providing an overview of the server-side and client-side hardware and software requirements for Navy Knowledge On-line. Also, analyzing the competitive advantage that this system can provide the user if they take the time to utilize it. Finally, I will propose a few recommendations for improving and enhancing this information system with additional features and functionalities.
Server-Side Hardware Requirements To have
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Application software such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Reader are used within this system. There is also special software that the user will need to install on the user’s computer for the CAC reader to function and without this software the user will not be able to access NKO. Navy Knowledge Online is a web-based information system and can be access with any web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and many more. Although, some work better then others the user can still access with any web browser. After covering the client-side hardware and software the competitive analysis of this system will be …show more content…
Depending on what type of problem and system outage, the system could be down from as little as a few minutes to as much as a few days. By upgrading the system and enlisting more administrators to handle these types of problems, it would hopefully lessen the amount of downtime spent on idle work that is less productive and more time getting the job done.
The second recommendation is to possibly add a social media style to the main page to appeal to the younger generations is a very simple fix in which they can utilize the same style that is being used on Facebook or other popular systems. Adding a link on the home page that takes you directly to the social media site will allow users to connect with others all over the world. It will also bring the Navy into the twenty-first century and up with the times.
Then the third recommendation of adding more content to some of the underdeveloped sections of this system is a bit more difficult but, possible. An example of this is the training section. I believe that this would be a perfect location to add information for the command percentages of over all training for the supervisors that also use this system. This would prevent the need to use a separate system for this information.

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