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INSTALLING SOFTWARE Software installation is making software available to and useable by a computer. It essentially involves copying of program (s) from a removable medium (often CD) to the local or resident disk (usually the hard disk) on a host computer. In installing software, program files and folders are copied to the resident disk and … Continue reading How to Install Windows
FIRMWARE Firmware are programs stored on chips attached to the motherboard. They are physically in the form of chips attached to the motherboard of a computer. They are called firmware because they are software safely packaged in hardware (secure chips), not subject to being deleted or altered easily by normal operating procedures. They provide the … Continue reading Firmware – BIOS & CMOS
The principle of modularity has become the norm in engineering design. Modularity means engineering systems e.g. machines are designed as a group of self-contained, independent pieces brought together to form the final assembly (the machine) using some connection or fastening. As Slocum (2008) noted: “All mechanical things have a structure, and the structure is often … Continue reading Considerations in the Choice of Specific Permanent or Detachable Connection for Machine Design.
-Political theories of state What is the state? Defining a state has been a contentious matter. However, the Montevideo Convention on Rights and Duties of States in 1933 defined state as a space that possess the following: “A permanent population, a defined territory and a government that is capable of maintaining effective control over the … Continue reading How different people view the state
Examples of the 80/20 Principle that will make you see it everywhere Just been curating examples of operation of Pareto Principle in various sectors you may find useful 20 percent of the pea plants in a garden produce 80 percent of the peas. (Legend has it that this was where Pareto first conceived of the principle.) 20 … Continue reading The Umpteenth Pareto Example
Limitations & Absurd Misapplications of Pareto Analysis My jitters…. Coming from an industrial engineering, management systems design and consulting background, I have learnt and come to believe Pareto Principle the de facto basis for my prioritizing in operations design and consulting exercises. I have used it in countless decisions and advisory to my clients. It … Continue reading Limitations & Absurd Misapplications of Pareto Analysis
The Secret Twist On The 80/20 Rule That Makes Relationships WAY Happier By Sue De Santo September 8, 2017 The vital piece of the 80/20 puzzle you need to understand (for REAL, lasting love). For anyone new to the "80/20 rule for relationships," it's the theory that says, in a fairly healthy relationship you only get 80 … Continue reading The 80/20 Rule & Relationships I
ABC ANALYSIS Based on Pareto Principles (80 – 20 Rule) ABC Analysis is an extension of the Pareto Principle in a more practical way. Instead of dividing things into two categories (the most valuable 20% and the many trivial, less valuable 80%), ABC analysis further breaks them into three groups or categories A, B and … Continue reading ABC Analysis (Based on the Pareto Principle)
“You only have to do a few things right in your life, so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” -Warren Buffett The Pareto Principle The Pareto Principle (aka the 80/20 Rule) is named after the Italian Economist Vilfredo Pareto who observed the 80/20 phenomenon in his 1896 book. Pareto principle states … Continue reading Pareto Principle (akaThe 80/20 Rule)
The term management is used in several contexts thus: Management as process: which views management as the process of managing. This denotes the constellation of activities involved in managing such as planning, organising, coordinating, controlling, Leading etc. Management as people: which refers to the person or group doing the managing. Here we refer to … Continue reading Different uses of the word “MANAGEMENT”