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1 Upgrading Computer Hardware and Software By: Anup Patel New Jersey Institute of Technology English 352 July 2008

2 Presentation Outline Splash (cover) slide Splash (cover) slide Outline Slide Outline Slide Overview/Objectives Overview/Objectives Content/Background Content/Background Plan/Budget/Timeline/Personnel Plan/Budget/Timeline/Personnel Conclusion Conclusion

3 Overview This presentation is in regards to upgrading computers in Newark schools. These schools incorporate Central High School, NJIT, and Rutgers. This presentation is in regards to upgrading computers in Newark schools. These schools incorporate Central High School, NJIT, and Rutgers. This presentation is intended for the Newark Board Of Education Department, who can eventually forward this proposal to the New Jersey State Government and the deans of the two aforementioned colleges. This presentation is intended for the Newark Board Of Education Department, who can eventually forward this proposal to the New Jersey State Government and the deans of the two aforementioned colleges.

4 Objectives Deter crime in Newark by providing after-school activities (Computers) Deter crime in Newark by providing after-school activities (Computers) Provide a better education for Central High School students Provide a better education for Central High School students Use new computers as a motivation tool for education Use new computers as a motivation tool for education Change the education rank and social status preconception about Newark Change the education rank and social status preconception about Newark Educate college students using computers which contain the newest technology Educate college students using computers which contain the newest technology Provide what college students deserve in comparison to the amount of money they are paying Provide what college students deserve in comparison to the amount of money they are paying Create awareness to the schools’ Board of Education to the lack of fulfillment of their jobs as well as create awareness on the unfair charges college students are forced to pay for computers Create awareness to the schools’ Board of Education to the lack of fulfillment of their jobs as well as create awareness on the unfair charges college students are forced to pay for computers

5 Content/Background Part 1 The installation of computers in Central High School provides a positive after-school activity rather then a negative activity outside of school. The installation of computers in Central High School provides a positive after-school activity rather then a negative activity outside of school. Central High School is one of the lowest ranked high schools in the state of New Jersey. Central High School is one of the lowest ranked high schools in the state of New Jersey. Newark has a higher then average crime rate Newark has a higher then average crime rate The lack of education and after school activities might be a contributing factor for these downfalls. The lack of education and after school activities might be a contributing factor for these downfalls. This step of implementing new technology and computers into the high school is crucial. This step of implementing new technology and computers into the high school is crucial.

6 Content/Background Part 2 There is an obvious delay in the upgrading of computers at Rutgers and New Jersey Institute of Technology There is an obvious delay in the upgrading of computers at Rutgers and New Jersey Institute of Technology NJIT fails to provide the whole campus with new computers. For example the physics dept. consists of computers from last century. NJIT fails to provide the whole campus with new computers. For example the physics dept. consists of computers from last century. The computers at Rutgers-Newark use Microsoft Windows The software on these computers must be updated to Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Vista. The computers at Rutgers-Newark use Microsoft Windows The software on these computers must be updated to Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Vista. This robs the students of quality education This robs the students of quality education

7 Content/Background Part 3 There are the unfair fees that colleges charge students for sub-par computers There are the unfair fees that colleges charge students for sub-par computers The colleges are doing a poor job in providing students what they are owed The colleges are doing a poor job in providing students what they are owed There is a $ computer fee per semester per student at Rutgers. There are over 10,000 students enrolled in this college. That means the college computer department collects at least $1,375,000 per semester. There is a $ computer fee per semester per student at Rutgers. There are over 10,000 students enrolled in this college. That means the college computer department collects at least $1,375,000 per semester. Where is the quality of computers that should reflect this amount of money being collected? Where is the quality of computers that should reflect this amount of money being collected?

8 Plan Step 1: Install 100 new computers at Central High school Step 1: Install 100 new computers at Central High school Step 2: Upgrade software on 150 computers at Rutgers Step 2: Upgrade software on 150 computers at Rutgers Step 3: Replace 200 computers at NJIT. Step 3: Replace 200 computers at NJIT.

9 Personnel There will be 9 workers required. They include four computer technicians and two handymen. There will also be one janitor required. I myself will be present, but only to manage the operation. There will be one recyclable truck required as well as two employees to utilize the truck. There will be 9 workers required. They include four computer technicians and two handymen. There will also be one janitor required. I myself will be present, but only to manage the operation. There will be one recyclable truck required as well as two employees to utilize the truck.

10 Budget 4 technicians x 40 hours x 15 dollars/ hour = $ technicians x 40 hours x 15 dollars/ hour = $ handymen x 40 hours x 10 dollars = $800 2 handymen x 40 hours x 10 dollars = $800 1 janitor x 40 hours x 8 dollars = $320 1 janitor x 40 hours x 8 dollars = $320 1 Recyclable Truck + 2 Employees x 8 hours= $ Recyclable Truck + 2 Employees x 8 hours= $1000 Myself = $0 Myself = $0 300 New $1,000 per Dell computer = $300, New $1,000 per Dell computer = $300,000 Software for 150 computers = $20,000 Software for 150 computers = $20,000 Total= $324,520 Total= $324,520

11 Timeline (One week) Monday- Software Upgrade on 150 Rutgers Computers + Unload all computer deliveries at Central High School and New Jersey Institute of Technology in preparation for following days. Make other small preparations for upcoming days. Monday- Software Upgrade on 150 Rutgers Computers + Unload all computer deliveries at Central High School and New Jersey Institute of Technology in preparation for following days. Make other small preparations for upcoming days. Tuesday- Install 75 computers at Central High School. Tuesday- Install 75 computers at Central High School. Wednesday- We will install the remaining 25 computers at Central High School. We will install 50 computers at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Wednesday- We will install the remaining 25 computers at Central High School. We will install 50 computers at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Thursday- We will install 75 computers at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Thursday- We will install 75 computers at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Friday- We will install 75 more computers at New Jersey Institute of Technology + Cleanup and Recycling of old computers. Friday- We will install 75 more computers at New Jersey Institute of Technology + Cleanup and Recycling of old computers.

12 Conclusion Hopefully the aforementioned objectives are fulfilled. The investment made in this project is not a business investment. This investment fulfills the morality standards within the community. This investment will not yield profit based on money-making. The quality of education and the lifestyle of children and students will progress in a positive direction which cannot contain a price tag. Hopefully the aforementioned objectives are fulfilled. The investment made in this project is not a business investment. This investment fulfills the morality standards within the community. This investment will not yield profit based on money-making. The quality of education and the lifestyle of children and students will progress in a positive direction which cannot contain a price tag.

13 The End That concludes my presentation That concludes my presentation Any Questions? Any Questions? Thank you for your time Thank you for your time No References Used


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