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DESCRIBE DIDITAL LITERACY 

Digital literacy involves having a current knowledge and understanding of computers, mobile devices, the web, and related technologies

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Technology Uses

  1. EDUCATION 
  2. FINANACE 
  3. HEALTHCARE
  4. ENTERTAINMENT \
  5. SCIENCE 
  6. EDUCATION 
  7. TRAVEL 
  8. ROBOTS 

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Technology Users

  1. HOME USER 
  2. OFFICE 
  3. ENTERPRISE 
  4. POWER USER 
  5. MOBILE USER 

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DEFINITION OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS 

COSCI

collect, organize, store and communication of information.

 

 and organizations use to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data.

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NAME THE composition OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS 

 

 

Technology ___________

software______________

peaople_______________

• Technology  Hardware

 Software  Data

• People • Process

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A ___________ is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory

COMUPTER 

      ACCEPTS DATA  --------> PROCESSSING ----------> PRODUCES INFORMATION (OUTPUT)

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NAME DIFFRENT TYPES OFCOMPUTERS 

ALL IN ONES 

SMART WATCHES 

SERVER 

MOBILE/GAMING DEVICES 

 

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Components of Information Systems

 

TECHNOLOGY 

 

  Hardware, 

is part of IS that you can touch

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RE: nformation Systems

explain DATA

 

 Data, identified as symbols, raw facts or figures that represent people, events, and things. 

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in today’s world it is extremely rare that a computer does not connect to another computer why? 

Networking Communication, 

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Communications and Networks

DESCRIBE TYPES OF COMMUNICATION technology 

  1. NEWS GROUPS
  2. FTP
  3. INTERNET
  4. VOICE MAIL 
  5. CHAT ROOMS
  6. RSS 
  7. VIDEOCONFRENCING 
  8.  

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DESCRIBE COMMUNICATION DEVICE 

 

A communications device is hardware capable of transferring items from computers and devices to transmission media and vice versa

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Examples of wireless communications technologies:

Wi-Fi
 Bluetooth
 Cellular radio

WIDEBAND 

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WHAT DOES PROCESS MEAN?

Process, series of steps undertaken to achieve a desired outcome or goal.

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NAME AN essential ELEMENT 

PEOPLE 

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WHATS A MAINFRAME COMPUTER 

VAUMUM TUBE AND TRANSISTOR BASED ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING MACHINE 

 

Data processing, scientific calculations and accounting functions performed on collected data.

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IBM BIG BLUE BECAME A dominant _________  AND DID WHAT FOR LARGE BUSINESS 

 1960

IBM

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NAME SOME ASPECTS  OF THE PC revolution

PC revolution in 1975 the first microcomputer, 

Altair 8800 started the “personal computer” era with the most prominent of PC maker, Apply Computers. In 1981 IBM and Microsoft

 

APPLE COMPUTER LISA 

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DESCRIBE LAN (local area network) purpose?

computers  (s) as clients that connect to a powerful computer known as server 

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what made computer change from a regular computer to a host? 

companies began sending LAN-based emails, witch involed into today email. 

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CERN LABORATORIES VIEWED THE WORLD WIDE WEB AS a collection files organized as_________ ?

as a collection of files organized as a giant hypertext, 

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WHEN WAS THE FRIST WEBSITE ACTIVATED 

First website was activated in 1991. In 1993, Web would be free to anyone.

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NAME SOME REALTED WEB TERMS AND technologies protocols ETC? 

web servers, domain names  browsers, home pages, web pages, URL HTTP 

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DESCRIBE ECOMMERCE 

WHAT YEAR WAS IT ESTABLISHED?

WHAT COMPAINES? 

E-Commerce, financial transactions conducted over a computer network/Internet; 1994, the year Amazon and eBay.com were established, the use of the new digital marketplace.

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WHAT ARE COMPUTER VIRUSES 

  Computer viruses ( a program that attaches itself to a file,

reproduces itself and spreads to other files) and worms 

need to be attached to a document to reproduce),

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Digital Safety and Security

 

 

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Digital Safety and Security

 

 

WHAT IS GREEN COMPUTING ? 

nvolves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer

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GREEN COPMUTING STRATEGIES ?

 Using energy efficient hardware and energy saving features
 Regulating manufacturing processes
 Extending the life of computers
 Immediately donating or properly disposing of replaced computers

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WHAT IS WEB 1.0 ?

almost a stricly information based not ecomerce besides a few players no one wanted to give there credit card info out.. 

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WHAT IS ROLE OF Web 2.0,

 

 

ROLES OF IS

user generated content allowing users to interact and collaborate with each other by social networking, blogging, etc.