Analyse Competitors

This is part 3 of the BTT summative portfolio. The requirements have been adapted from  material provided by DSBN’s Business Secondary Learning Community (SLC).


Requirements

Create a spreadsheet to analyze three competing products (e.g., three phones or three headphones or…).

Compare features (3-4 only), size, and price.

You may use Excel or Google Sheets for this assignment.

Submit to the appropriate hand-in folder. If using Google Sheets, export as an Excel document.

Expectations covered

  • Use spreadsheet software to perform a variety of tasks
  • Manage electronic files and folders

Compare Websites

This is part 2 of the BTT summative portfolio. The requirements have been adapted from  material provided by DSBN’s Business Secondary Learning Community (SLC).


Requirements

Using either Word or Google Docs, complete the following requirements for two (2) websites you used to find your technology device:

  1. Describe the homepage (come up with your own relevant criteria)
  2. Investigate two (2) of the toolbar links and describe what you find using five (5) bullet points for each.
  3. Which website do you think is more effective? (Consider simplicity, ease of navigation, consistency, structure/navigation and/or color schemes.) Explain.

Be sure your document is neatly formatted. Use headings, tables, and lists, where appropriate.

Submit to the appropriate hand-in folder. If using Google Docs, export as a Word document.

Expectations covered

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the uses and design of effective websites

Research a technology device

This is part 1 of the BTT summative portfolio. The requirements have been adapted from  material provided by DSBN’s Business Secondary Learning Community (SLC).


Requirements

Research a device by visiting a website for a store that sells electronic devices such as computers, handheld devices, etc.

Examples of online stores may include bestbuy.ca, walmart.ca, dell.ca, apple.ca or staples.ca.

Find a device that you would like to purchase. Using a 2-column table in a Word or Google Docs document, list:

  • the name,
  • price,
  • features of this device, and
  • working URL (link) to your source.

Put each of the above into their own rows in the table.

Format the document neatly, using a list, where applicable (like for the features), and include a proper heading as the title.

Submit to the appropriate hand-in folder. If using Google Docs, export as a Word document.

Expectations Covered

  • Analyze options for accessing the internet
  • Apply effective techniques when conducting electronic research
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the terminology associated with  information and communication technology