Introduction to Information Technology

Introduction to Information Technology
DEFINITION
The use of computer hardware and software to make efficient work
ADVANTAGES
Spped
Reliability
Communication
Storage
DISADVANTAGES
Violation of privacy
Public Safety
Impact of Labor Force
Health Risk
Impact on Environment
CATEGORIES OF COMPUTERS
- SUPERCOMPUTER
- SIZE: OCCUPY A FULL ROOM OF
EQUIPMENT
- SPEED: TENS OF THOUSANDS OF
PROCESSORS
- STORAGE: EXTREMELY LARGE (3.1 PB)
- MAINFRAME
- SIZE: PARTIAL ROOM TO A FULL ROOM OF
EQUIPMENT
- SPEED: DOZENS OF PROCESSORS
- STORAGE: VERY LARGE & ADDABLE
STORAGE (4.6 TB)
- PERSONAL COMPUTER
- SIZE: FITS ON THE DESK
- SPEED: SINGLE PROCESSOR(1.5-2.5Ghz)
- STORAGE: LARGE (500GB)
- MOBILE COMPUTER
- SIZE: FIT ON YOUR LAP OR ON YOUR
HAND
- MOBILE DEVICES
- SIZE: FITS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND
OR POCKET SIZE
- EMBEDDED COMPUTER
- SIZE: MINIATURE
APPLICATION OF INFORMATION TECH...
- EDUCATION
- LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
- COMPUTER BASED TRAINING
- FINANCE
- FINANCE INVESTMENT SYSTEM
- ONLINE BANKING
- GOVERMENT
- E-FILING
- E-SYARIAH
- HEALTH CARE
- MEDLINE
- COUNTER REGISTRATION SYSYTEM
- TELEMEDICINE
- TELESURGERY
- SCIENCE
- VIRTUAL REALITY
- COHLEAR IMPLANT
- HAWK EYE OFFICIATING SYSTEM
- NUERAL NETWORK
- PUBLISHING
- ONLINE NEWSPAPER & ONLINE
MAGAZINE
- TRAVEL
- GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM(GPS)
- ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM
- E-TICKETING
- MANUFACTURING
- COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
- COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING
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