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    has changed. It’s a weird thing to miss, I know, but it’s better than thinking of all the big things. I’ve been walking for a bit, following the stream that runs parallel to the gym. This stream didn’t exist until a month ago; hopefully it won’t exist for too much longer. The wall I’m leaning on is slightly damp, the bricks catch my ugly yellow charity sweatshirt and I look out at the stream again rushing off into the distance. God I hate this stream. With that I turn back to where I came from, I think it’s almost breakfast time. Most of the occupants of the gym are sluggishly shuffling to the food table. I snag another granola bar and head to my cot. My aunt is still asleep, but my parents’ cots are empty. I grab my toothbrush and join the zombies shuffling to the bathroom. A long line and a quick piss later I am brushing my teeth in the mostly clean water. Later, after breakfast and lunch I go with a cleanup crew to help pick up branches and other debris that still covers the town. The truck we are riding is one of the only vehicles we have, not many cars can handle the off-road conditions. I’m assigned Canal Street today, what an ironic name, considering now it is what it was named after. We are setting up sand bags to make it less ironic. God I hate this street. After dinner a few of the other teens and I are sorting some donations. Our numbers are dwindling as more family’s move out to find a new home. I don’t really miss any of them. They all did that crying thing, I…

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    Much like the Army of 20 years ago, today’s Army is operating in an environment characterized by dwindling resources. In this environment, Soldier proficiency will suffer and readiness will fall. To mitigate this, the 2014 Army Strategic Planning Guidance has outlined five priorities to guide the development of the Army in the future. Of these priorities, “A ready and modern Army” (U.S. Department of the Army, 2014, p. 3) is the most important to focus on. “Readiness is the vital element…

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    THE EXPEDITIONARY COMBAT SUPPORT SYSTEM (ECSS) The Expeditionary Combat Support System was meant to be an improvement in the methodology the United States Air Force used in managing its logistics by applying an enterprise resource planning solution. The enterprise resource planning solution to be developed was to replace the outdated Air Force computer systems with a single integrated system so that the Air Force could provide an auditable set of financial records which had been a challenge in…

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    Zara Fast Fashion Essay

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    operational costs and increase productivity.BUSINESS OPERATIONCURRENT STATEFUTURE STATEORDERINGManual process to check inventory for ordering using handheld devices.Automatic process that sends order based on current inventory. Ability to forecast future demand and trends. Leverage inventory optimization models.FULFILMENTManual process conducted by commercials to match supply and demand. Lacked ability to access store needs.Automatic process that leverage optimized supply-demand…

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    The Department of Defense (DoD) decided to get out of their comfort zone by taking an opposite approach to software development with the utilization of open-source software (OSS) (O’Brien & Marakas, 2011). The DoD considered that OSS is nearly equivalent to most other commercial software and should be used throughout the entire DoD. The DoD is drawn to the open-source software’s positive ability to be easily used and quickly modified. The creation of new developments and decreased expenses…

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    and a fun time can attract anyone to a product. That is what the beer company Keystone is going for in their commercials. Their commercial usually consist of a beautiful girl and a blue collar looking man saying something nice to the beautiful girl ultimately sweeping her off her feet. The commercial I watched used a figure head of a blue-collar man. They used a beautiful woman in distress and shows their product helping them win the beautiful woman over and the use of comedy with the weird…

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    of this technique was implemented by the use of the mouse in the commercial. At the beginning of the commercial, there was a regular sized mouse hole, which implies that there was a regular sized mouse about to appear. The expectation of the small mouse was exaggerated by Figure 5, which shows that the man is significantly larger and more dominating than the mouse. The viewer had begun to expect that the mouse is going to be small. But once the mouse breaks through the wall, the reality is shown…

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    Jasmax Case Study

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    the internet, I will indicate in this report the sort of software that this architect company use or suggest the software that they likely to use as well as point out what type of user will utilize that particular software. 2. Company profile Jasmax is a private enterprise type of business. It is one of the largest and leading architecture and practice design firm in New Zealand. With over 50 years of experiences, Jasmax also known as the longest establish architects company. During this…

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    Either a commercial off the shelf tool or developing an in house solution can be analyzed by understanding your business complexity. If your company is small you may choose to implement a cloud ERP solution, or if it is simple enough and you have the in house talent an in house solution would be a better choice. If your company is large and your processes do not align easily to the processes existing in the mainline ERP systems, you may need extensive customizations. So how do you choose, and…

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    IAF Advantage

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    The new-DIB can substantially reduce costs involved in military procurement and bring in commercial elements to whole defence acquisition/procurements. The whole new approach is necessitated by the change in typical war strategies adopted by enemies. Digital warfare, Un-manned vehicles and internal enemies are more prevalent which do not necessarily require high tech aircraft to be deployed. Countries are moving towards creating allies and sharing of technologies between likeminded nations is a…

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