It is 6.30pm on a Friday afternoon. You are locking your office when the phone rings and the library manager tells you that he cant log onto the network. List four (4) excuses that will allow you to leave within the next few minutes without fixing the problem, whilst simultaneously ingratiating yourself to him.
You are running a workshop session, when a colleague carries a smouldering computer into the room and bursts into tears. Outline your strategy for dealing with this situation.
Read the attached 400 page technical document for new software, and reduce it to a 20-word non-technical memo for circulation to all staff.
A student wants to save a 560 Mb PowerPoint Presentation onto a 3.5 floppy disk with a 1.4Mb capacity. Create a one-page dialogue of your conversation with the student.
In the box on your desk is a Commodore 64 case, a 286 motherboard, plus a box of assorted cables bought at a yard sale. Use these to build a functional Pentium 4 clone.
Draw a diagram showing how two 10 foot cables can be joined to create one cable of 30 feet length.
An irate parent wants you to perminantly remove all unsavoury sites from the Internet, rather than just limiting access by filtering. Describe how you would get this person to fund an overseas holiday for yourself and 5 members of your family.
You have been instructed to completely makeover the corporate web site. List the socially acceptable keywords you would use to ensure that the new page would be guaranteed to be the first hit in at least 3 search engines.
Prepare a budget submission that takes into account all the hardware and software developments that are likely to take place over the next 3 years.