In today's world, MAC is becoming more of a trend among people, they are cool and fast machines. MAC is a great computer, if you can afford them. Macs are extremely expensive, and you can honestly do less with them. You get more bang for your buck choosing a PC, and they are less expensive. With PC, you have a better gaming computer, video and audio editing, and 3D editing.
Online news has low sunk costs, and it is very easy to set up. Many newspapers have been able to offer online services, such as the New York Times, Daily Telegraph and FT.com. This has made the market more contestable because new firms have been able to enter an industry with traditionally high barriers to entry. On the other hand, hard copy newspaper has higher costs of set up, as it needs high levels of equipment. Figure 2 shows hard copy newspaper market is dominated by 4 biggest newspaper firms, including The Financial Times, The Telegraph, The Times and The Sun.
More often, such successful startups end up being bought up and consolidated. Barriers to entry: The enterprise software business has a high barrier for entry due to the following - High capital requirements High sunk costs limit competition Strong brand names are important Industry requires economies of scale Advanced technologies are required Patents limit new competition Customers are loyal to existing brands All of these work favorably for Oracle. Power of suppliers: In general, the software industry does not have many external supplier requirements. If any, the requirements are commodities. Inputs have little impact on costs High competition among suppliers This plays favorably for Oracle.
4. Bargaining power of suppliers: low According to the reading material, there are two types of suppliers: Those that made products with a few sources-Microprocessors and Operating system, and those made products with many sources, such as memory sticks, disk drives and keyboards. 5. Bargaining power of customers: high As the switching costs are low, buyers have strong powers in this position. All in all,
This means that they could adopt a computerised accounting system to deal with financial transactions and many staff can help them do this these transactions. Computerised Accounting system can benefit them because they can do all their calculations in the computer which helps them to do their work quickly. Rumble is a small business so they will have less staff. On the other hand If Rumble did not have many staffs this means they won’t need to adopt a computerised accounting system because it is too expensive and also manual accounting system could help them instead if they had less staff. In this case Manual accounting system is easier for them to handle with their calculations through sales day book, petty cashbook and cashbook.
2. Low barging power of Inventec and strong barging power of OEMs: The PC market is dominated by few big players such as IBM, Dell and HP. The volumes of purchase of these big players are high. Plus the number of ODMs on the market and the low cost of switching, OEMs have a strong barging power over Inventec. Question 2: What are the drivers of the average profitability of the Original Design and Manufacturing industry?
Shantwunequa Glover 9/24/2012 1. Why Windows Server 2008 comes in different versions? What is the significance of each version? Just as with consumer-oriented versions of Windows, Windows Server comes in several different varieties to accommodate features useful to different types of users. Large businesses are willing to pay dearly for operating systems that support dozens of processors and thousands of users, but a small business would be loathe to pay the same price when all they want is to run a small volume web server.
Globalisation is the process by which the world is becoming increasingly interconnected due to an increase in technology, trade and cultural exchange. Telecommunication is the transmission of messages over some distances to communicate with others. At the start of telecommunication there were much slower methods such as fax machines. In recent years, they have become much quicker and more efficient. They have also become much cheaper for example social networking is completely free.
- for the complete functioning of the microprocessor. In fact, they are often called computer system on a chip. These sandwiched peripherals are so little that they are just sufficient for low to medium power applications; thus, they are optimally and efficiently used as the reduced cost, size and energy consumption are of great advantages. Suppose, for instance, we wish to control the operation of an elevator, a computer system could be well deployed by programming the microprocessor to realize such desired operations. We, however, should realize that the cost of positioning the computer is relatively expensive as compared to the tasks it is to perform.
Other countries’ economies present us with challenges and opportunities. Communication and transportation costs have plummeted, but the costs of computers, microchips and software, to name a few, can be done for a small fee, keeping them very mobile. Unites States exports dominate in manufacturing and will continue to do so since many foreign countries are dependent on this. This will not affect skilled workers salary, but will affect the low or unskilled workers. Job competition will be even greater for those with no training.