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					AS Computing Assignment 10
1.    Technology has given rise to the decentralised workplace. In other
      words, it has allowed some businesses to locate their offices away from
      towns and cities.

      State three specific technologies which allow for the decentralised
      workplace.


Technology 1 ________________________________________________________

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Technology 2 ________________________________________________________

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Technology 3 ________________________________________________________

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2.    State three disadvantages of the decentralised workplace.

Disadvantage 1 ______________________________________________________

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Disadvantage 2 ______________________________________________________

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Disadvantage 3 ______________________________________________________

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3.    Tele-working has been enabled by developments in technology.

      State five specific technologies that support tele-working.

Technology 1 ________________________________________________________

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Technology 2 ________________________________________________________

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Technology 3 ________________________________________________________
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Technology 4 ________________________________________________________

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Technology 5 ________________________________________________________

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4.    State three advantages and three disadvantages of tele-working

Advantage 1 ________________________________________________________

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Advantage 2 ________________________________________________________

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Advantage 3 ________________________________________________________

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Disadvantage 1 ______________________________________________________

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Disadvantage 2 ______________________________________________________

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Disadvantage 3 ______________________________________________________

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5.    Explain the term hot-desking with reference to the technologies that
      support it.

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6.    Some people can work wherever they like. Explain this statement with
      reference to the technologies that support this.

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7.    School leavers are increasingly ICT literate. However training in ICT
      skills must be ongoing in the work place. State three reasons why this
      is the case.


Reason 1 __________________________________________________________

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Reason 2 __________________________________________________________

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Reason 3 __________________________________________________________

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8.    Technology has a negative impact on the environment. With reference
      to specific examples, discuss this statement.


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