Needs Assessment Worksheet

 

How do I plan to use the computer?

 

E-mail

 

Web surfing and shopping

 

Word Processing

 

Graphics

 

Digital photography and/or video

 

Computer games

 

Spreadsheets

 

Database

 

Desk top publishing

 

Home finances

 

Online learning

 

Other:

   

 

 

Do I need a computer thatís portable?

 

Yes

 

No

 

 

Should I purchase a PC or a Mac?

 

A Mac

 

A PC

 

 

Whatís my budget for a computer (not including peripherals, accessories, and software)?

 

Less than $1,000

 

$1,000-$2,000

 

More than $2,000

 

 

What are my shopping options?

 

Online manufacturer direct sales

 

A nearby office store, such as OfficeMax, or Staples

 

A nearby computer superstore, such as CompUSA

 

A nearby electronics store, such as BestBuy or Circuit City

 

A local computer retail store

 

Catalogs

 

The classified ads in a local newspaper

 

  
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