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Advantages and Disadvantages of Technical Support
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technical Support

Business models are constantly looking at innovations to increase profits. But there are already a few sure shot ways recognized in the business world that helps in promoting these businesses. One of the ways to harness the power of the internet and through communication is via a technical support team. Businesses invest in technical support to bring in newer customers, retain the existing ones, and to assure quality and finesse. Let us look at the importance and challenges of technical support.  WHAT IS TECHNICAL SUPPORT? Technical or tech support means the services provided to users of technological products or services. It is a form of communication that technology (tech) companies use to help their users and customers with specific problems in relation to the said products or service...
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Social Audit
Education and Communications

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Social Audit

To live in a fair society, accountability and transparency are of utmost importance. Currently, there has been a social divide apparent in every sector. This calls for research into the whys and whats of the divide. A good fact-finding of these social issues is through a social audit. So let us look at the importance and the barriers of social auditing. WHAT IS SOCIAL AUDITING? The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) describes social audit as a way of measuring, reporting, understanding, and improving an organization's social and ethical performance. It is a technique to understand, measure, verify, and ultimately report in the social performance of an organization. The assessment done in a social audit shows how well a company or an institution is achieving it...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Studying Abroad
Education and Communications

Advantages and Disadvantages of Studying Abroad

Education is one of the most important tools to determine an individual's quality of life. Therefore, it is no surprise that parents go above and beyond for their children to have the best educational experience. Every year, thousands of students make the decision of studying abroad to pursue further studies. It can be for a number of reasons. So let us look at the pros and cons of studying abroad. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS International or foreign students are students that decide to take up a part of their education from another country. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) estimates that in 2017, there were around 5.3 million international students outbound for the purpose of education in various countries. Top countries where most international ...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Healthy Food v. Junk Food
Health

Advantages and Disadvantages of Healthy Food v. Junk Food

Food is a topic every person out there has an opinion about. The fad of the season, newly discovered superfoods, fresh op-eds on the next big diet - these are regular occurrences in every possible media. Similarly, the healthy food v. junk food discussion has been going on for a long time. From doctors and nutritionists to concerned mothers, everyone has their take on what is right and wrong. So let us look at the benefits and drawbacks of healthy and junk foods. THE HEALTHY FOOD v. JUNK FOOD DEBATE Healthy foods and junk foods are polar opposite concepts. The healthy food v. junk food has been intense. Generally the former is seen as having positive effects on one's body while the latter is seen as an unhealthy food option. But on the face of it something seems a certain way but do we h...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Unlocked Mobile Phones
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Unlocked Mobile Phones

Mobile phones have revolutionized the way we communicate now. It has slowly become an indispensable part of our daily lives. Access to unlimited information because of the internet, constant touch with family and friends, and conducting work or business are only some of the important uses of a mobile phone. As it has essentially made our lives easier, we are constantly on the lookout for the best possible mobile phones. Phone manufacturers have also tried to capitalize off of the society's needs by making phones with different features. Now we can choose from different types of handsets (mobile phones). One of the classifications of these phones are locked and unlocked mobile phones. Unlocked mobile phones have gained a lot of popularity lately for their unique features. But is it as good ...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Science Exhibitions
Education and Communications, Science

Advantages and Disadvantages of Science Exhibitions

The world is currently being shaped by science and technology in every aspect of our lives. And there is no exception when it comes to the field of education, especially science education. Scientific education has acted as an important facilitator to enable students and people to face numerous global challenges like climate change, pollution, poverty, hunger, etc. A great way of involving bright young minds into the field of science education is through their participation in science exhibitions. So let us look at the benefits and the drawbacks of science exhibitions. WHAT IS A SCIENCE EXHIBITION? Science exhibition, also known as a science fair, is an event conducted by an educational institution or organization to allow students to present their respective science projects. These exhib...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Living on an Island
Nature, Science

Advantages and Disadvantages of Living on an Island

Living on an island might seem magical but like any other place it has its benefits and challenges. Let us look at the pros and cons of living on an island. WHAT IS AN ISLAND? An island can be defined as a body of land surrounded by water. They have different names based on their size or characteristics. For instance, islands in a river or a lake are called eyots or aits, very tiny islands are called islets or cays among other things, and small islands off the coast can be called holms. Some islands are huge like Greenland which is the largest island in the world with an area of 836,000 square miles. On the other hand, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the smallest island in the world is Bishop Rock situated in Britain. So, each island greatly varies in size, shape, climat...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Abortion
Health

Advantages and Disadvantages of Abortion

Abortion has been a subject of debate and controversy in many societies throughout history. Pro-life (anti-abortion) and pro-choice advocates (advocates for legal access to abortions) have their justifications for their stand. However, abortions are quite common even in places that consider them illegal. So, let us look at the arguments for and against abortion. WHAT IS ABORTION? Abortion is the delivery or expulsion of the human fetus prematurely before it is capable of sustaining life. It is the ending of a pregnancy at any period of gestation (the period between conception and birth) short of the full term. About 56 million induced abortions (deliberate steps taken to end a pregnancy) occur on an average worldwide every year. It is among the safest procedures in medicine if done by a...