You have obtained a contract position at a medium-sized marketing and advertising firm called…
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Background:You have obtained a contract position at a medium-sized marketing and advertising firm calledPriority Advertising. Your contract responsibilities are to help them plan their emerging networkingand communications requirements and update some of their IT resources. Priority Advertisingcurrently hires 95 employees and operates from Level 10 and 11 on the X Tower in Brisbane CBD.Priority Advertising has recently purchased a five-story building in a Brisbane suburb – see Fig. 1 forthe floor plan – where they can allocate a separate floor to each of their five departments, namely(1) marketing, (2) advertising, (3) graphic design, (4) photography, and (5) HR and accounting.They plan to move to their new office in a three-month period. Also, Priority Advertising’s list ofcustomers has greatly expanded to other cities, mainly Toowoomba where their customers inToowoomba are demanding more interactive advertising media, including video presentations.The management recognizes the business potential in this new market in Toowoomba and haveleased a small office in Toowoomba (aka Priority Advertising’s sixth department) – see Fig. 2 for thefloor plan – to host 8 local employees.They have hired you to review their existing IT resources and produce a proposal that allows thecompany to take advantage of their firm’s expansion. The management has stated that if theproposal meets their requirements, they may hire you full-time to implement and manage thesenew resources.