Instructions Discussion Posts (25 points maximum) – Learner

Instructions: Discussion Posts (25 points maximum) – Learner successfully addressed the concept(s) of the Discussion topic – Learner used a minimum of two references to support their position – Learner met the criteria for academic writing (i.e. no spelling or grammar errors, properly formatted paragraphs, APA formatting used for references, etc.) – Learner met the 100-word count minimum for initial post The attached Read Section and Internet Sources only. Discussion Question: 1.Which application software packages are the most important for a business end user to know how to use? Explain the reasons for your choices. Complete Assignments (75 points maximum) – Learner successfully applied critical thinking to the case study analysis & recommendations/actions taken – Learner s successfully incorporated a minimum of two concepts/principles from the textbook (or external sources) in their work to support their position. (No more than 10% of the entire submission should be from referenced sources. In other words, the references should support the learner’s work not be the bulk of what is written.) – Learner met the criteria for academic writing (i.e. no spelling or grammar errors, properly formatted paragraphs, APA formatting used for references, etc.) – – Learner met the 750-word count minimum Unit 2 Complete: Case: US Department of Defense: Enlisting Open Source Applications. Case Summary: 1.Summarize the case from the perspective of a company looking to do business with the DoD and their ability to use open source interfaces.2.Analyze the use of open source software and compare and contrast it with platforms such as Windows and/or Apple’s OS’s. Why would a company select open source over a paid and supported system?3.Is the government more or less at-risk by using open sourced platforms than proprietary systems? Explain your answer and support it with scholarly sources. Case Analysis: Case Application: