TOPIC 4: Excel Proficiency Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to articulate how various industries use the Internet and cloud computing resources in business operations and to establish a competitive advantage.
Conduct research about the use of the Internet and cloud computing in a business sector related to your field of study.
Create a PowerPoint presentation with a minimum of eight slides that summarizes your findings. The presentation should address the following:
- Describe the business sector.
- Provide specific examples of how the industry is utilizing the Internet and cloud computing resources in business operations.
- Explain how the use of Internet and cloud computing resources has helped the company gain competitive advantage by providing a specific example.
- Discuss specific technology disruptors the industry/business sector has seen in the last 1-3 years.
- Discuss how the industry/business sector is changing as a result of the use of Internet and cloud computing resources.
- Include a reference slide at the end of the presentation.
Practice delivering your PowerPoint presentation. Using Loom, record your delivery of the PowerPoint presentation. Refer to the topic Resources for additional guidance on recording your presentation with Loom. Employ the following public speaking strategies:
- Speak slowly and clearly.
- Make eye contact.
- Present yourself in a professional manner.
- Make sure that you are visible in the Loom bubble on the same screen with the PowerPoint slides.
Refer to the resource, “Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations,” located in the Student Success Center, for additional guidance on completing this assignment in the appropriate style.
Submit the PowerPoint presentation file with the link to the Loom video presentation as the last reference in the references list slide. Do not try to upload the video file: It will be too big and will not upload. Do not submit any other file format, such as an Adobe PDF file, or you will not earn full credit.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.