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Preparing the necessary slides and documents for new customers is a lengthy process that currently requires lots and lots of paper. For example, it is not uncommon to prepare 10-15 packets of 350 sheets of paper, as well as thousands of sheets of back table material and reference documents for each customer interaction. Once the customer engagement concludes, 95% of these documents are destroyed for confidentiality reasons. This results in high costs for materials, engineering staff time, and potentially even shipping and transportation costs if the materials need to be sent to an off site location.

To eliminate these costs and inefficiencies, we are interested in purchasing a set of tablets and developing an app that would allow us to:

a) Upload all the content required for the customer review

b) Hold the information in a secure manner (content could not be removed without the proper security credentials)

c) Have the app self-destruct the content on a certain date or after a specific period of time


Imagine you are tasked with creating this app. Answer the following:

1) Explain how you would build the basic architecture of the app to provide optimal functionality

2) How would you make sure your design would meet the necessary security parameters outlined in the brief?

3) How would you build an automatic self-destruct feature that could be triggered by either a certain date or elapsed time period?

    Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
  • Meets Deliverables
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
Reward Tiers
3 Winners
will receive $150 each
3 Honorable Mentions
will receive $50 each
$150.00 J Vassar College
$150.00 Square pic 60 senior awards night and grad 007 University of South Florida
$150.00 Square pic 60 img 1197 North Carolina State University
$50.00 A University of Phoenix
$50.00 H Northeastern University
$50.00 D University of California at Berkeley
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