Q1. What advantages do you see in having a layered concept of computer networks? Which layers or OSI structure deals with identification of a host? Explain the process.
Q2. How does Intranet differ from an Internet? A modern Corporate Organization, spread over a few cities and continents, needs to have an information network of its own. Security of data and information cannot be compromised. Suggest a suitable type of network which is secured, easy to operate and economical too.
Discuss the topological structure of the network.
Q3. IT can be used in an extensible manner to deal with speed and accuracy. Devise an IT based system suitable for a Discom that can be used for load management and should be able to address the issues like Power Theft, Outages, Under Voltage and Over/ Under frequency etc. that are crucial for any power supply company.
Q4. CRM plays a very important role in revenue realization for any power distribution company. Discuss a few measures which fulfill these objectives in modern day operations of a power company. Has e-business any role in it?
Q5. How are data, information, knowledge and intelligence related? Explain with suitable examples from a Power Generating Company. How can we exchange business data using IT interface in the same industry?
Q6. Describe the role of GIS in power transmission and distribution. Also, discuss the hardware & software elements of such a system in detail. What advantages do you feel would accrue to the company by having such a system over the conventional manual efforts?