Currency of Information
When considering your assignment topic you will need to decide if it is important for you to have up to date information.
Current information is more important in fields which are rapidly and continuously developing such as information technology, medicine or business.
For other topics, the use of current information may not be quite as important. Uniqueness of a topic or in-depth analysis is sometimes more important than being on the cutting edge.
So, ask yourself is current information important: