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    Fedex Swot Analysis Paper

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    Federal Express (FedEx) was founded in 1971 and handles many package requests daily. In order for them to remain competitive they use their website FedEx.com to field questions received by customers on a daily basis. FedEx has managed to reduce cost by almost $2.00 using the website. Customers are still able to speak with a Customer Representative if questions are not easily answered on the website. FedEx has many strengths using the latest technologies offered. First, customers are able to get instant updates on their packages. Customers are able to schedule pick-ups at their convenience via the website, and have emails sent to them showing any updates. Because it is more cost effective using the website than calling a Representative the savings are past on in lower shipping costs. FedEx also offers a mobile application that can be downloaded to your smartphone and can be used anywhere. Customers are able to get tracking information this way without having a computer to log into. Second, FedEx uses ESRI technology (esritv, 2009) to track packages. ESRI technology is Geographical Mapping System that uses real-time Technologies. For example if a product is that is shipping is time critical, or Government sensitive material the ESRI system keeps FedEx up to date on where the driver is. The driver also has a monitor that shows where is next destination is, how long it will take for him to get there, and approximate time of arrival. If a driver is hijacked and the truck was…

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    Is a social media network really a social media network if it does not have advertisements? Facebook and Twitter are two popular social media sites that are known by their users for the pesky advertisements that pop up on the sides of their screen and even in a user's newsfeed as if it was something posted by someone they follow. Although Snapchat is different in the sense that a user sends a picture and it goes away in seconds instead of publishing a post that lasts forever, Snapchat is still…

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    unemployment insurance, financial and non-financial rewards. The company can imply the classical management theory on the drivers who are employees. For the second problem of being unable to unionize the solution is same as the first problem. The workers will be able to unionize when they are classified employees and only then can they use their collective bargaining power to negotiate with the employers. The last problem about no privacy protections it is stated in the article that “when these…

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    A. B. 361 Case Study

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    313 was presented by Assemblyman Wheeler. The purpose of the bill is to prohibit companies and individuals from collecting, using, or storing geolocation data from a location based applications without the expressed consent of the individual responsible for that device. According to Assemblyman Wheeler, this bill seeks to address children below the age of 18 who are use various geolocation applications to obtain consent from their guardian. Ary Shark stated that currently private companies are…

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    expect those communications. Will they need tools from you to work together, like files or software? Proximity marketing Proximity marketing is based on geo-location, which uses the built-in GPS within mobile devices to show where the device is located. This is a growing area for marketing, as businesses learn to pitch deals to consumers when they are closeby their shops or restaurants. Think a cupcake shop might be more successful if it sends out coupons as people are driving by…

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    Aldi History

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    ALDI History and Current Groups Aldi is one of the largest discount supermarket chains with over 10,000 locations in over eighteen unique countries. Founded in 1946, the company has grown from a single store to over 300 shops with an annual revenue of approximately DM90 million by 1960. Shortly thereafter, Aldi split into two separate entities, which operated independently within specific geolocations (Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd). The company split into separate entities due to an owners’ dispute…

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    The History Of Passwords

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    sacrifices user convenience and efficiency due to the additional step and the potential need for a user’s location, patterns of speech, DNA, or secondary device information (Rosenblatt). To be more secure, organizations might find it beneficial to use two-factor identification instead of changing verification methods. When it comes to alternatives to passwords such as fingerprint or retina verification, requiring users to change the way they log in might be problematic, especially for older or…

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    with all things in life moderation is key. I believe that for every advantage that technology brings us, it Also brings us a disadvantage at the same time. For example in the article, “Cars of the future” a radio interview talks about driverless cars are the way to the future because, “they could save tens of thousands of lives” the reason is drivers often get distracted corresponding to falling asleep, texting, and drive under the influences. Exports say The car sports another set of “eyes”, a…

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    In chapter two, he talks about using technologies to record our daily life so one day we can look back to those moments we might forget. Our brain sometimes forget the little events we experienced from time to time, but with the new technology such as SenseCam, geolocation check-in apps, archived emails, “could prompt so many memories” that allow us to remember events in the past. Technology is great, but it not perfect like we expected it to be. For example, the problem with life loggers is…

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    Impacts This rests mostly on the individual employee(s) who have access to both databases, but the individual is likely to be motivated by the needs or wants of the organization. The organization must also promote a culture that discourage this questionable behavior to avoid potential lawsuits or legal issues. On the societal level, a breach of trust would be yet another in the many breaches of trust regarding user data and would continue to foster a distrust toward data collection. Location and…

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