Business Data Communication Semester Project

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Semester Project
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The Big Picture - A Business Recommendation
There are no final tests in the course. Instead, the final project is a business recommendation. You are going to write your own paper, but you will be part of a group that will give you feedback about your paper before you turn it in for a final grade.
In the workplace, good communication is almost always near the top of list of desired traits. It is also on the list of big problems! So, our final project is aimed squarely at communication. Specifically, you will be providing background information on a technical topic, presenting alternatives to solve a business problem related to this topic,
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Don't rely on one source too much - have a good list of references so that your paper is based on solid information. Good sources are peer-reviewed sources that are no older than 3 years.
The deliverable for this milestone is one document with a title page and a reference page in APA format. You will be adding your recommendation to this document, so treat this milestone as the beginning of your recommendation.
You will submit this assignment to an assignment link for instructor review. Your instructor may disapprove any source that is not current (try to find sources that are not more than 3 years old.)
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Milestone 3 - The Abstract and List of Alternatives (due at the end of Week 6) - 10 points
It's time to put together a one paragraph description of your business recommendation.
An abstract is a no-nonsense, one paragraph statement of the purpose for your paper. Abstracts are usually 100 words or less. Readers like to know the purpose of a paper before deciding whether or not to read it. So, tell the readers right up front about your paper (an abstract appears first).
The deliverable for this milestone is one document with a title page, an abstract, and a list of alternatives in APA format.
You will submit this assignment to an assignment link for instructor review.
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Milestone 4 - The First Draft (due at the end of Week 9) - 30 points
Well, let's write a recommendation! It
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