Case Study 1: Revolutionizing the Retail Sector Due Week 2 and worth 70
The Digipos (http://bit.ly/MOWvG1) Website states, “ We design, develop and
manufacture our own range of systems that are engineered to meet the challenging
and constantly changing demands of a retail environment. Using the latest
technologies, we deliver positive, cost-effective solutions in compact, high
performance, reliable, and energy saving technologies. Our systems are used by
leading retailers around the world.” In 2004, DigiPos launched the DigiPos
Retail Blade system, which was the first electronic point of sale (EpoS) system
to use blade technology. Go to Intel’s Website and read “Revolutionizing the
Retail Sector”, located at http://intel.ly/NAfWDs.
Write a four to five (4-5) page
paper in which you:
Examine and assess the main computing problems Digipos faced with regard to
Evaluate the solutions that Digipos used to resolve the problem. Propose an
alternative solution that you believe could resolve the problem.
Compare and contrast the Quantum Blade to the Retail Blade system in terms
of computer architecture and system performance.
Evaluate the methods that are outlined in the study to reduce the total cost
of ownership (TCO). Provide your opinion on whether you believe the methods will
or will not work.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.