Flashcards - Information Systems in Business

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operating system
An operating system is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs
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Application software
An application program is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user
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E-business enabled
Electronic business, or e-business, is the application of information and communication technologies|ICT in support of all the activities of business
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byte
The byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly consists of eight bits
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peripherals
A peripheral is \""""an ancillary device used to put information into and get information out of the computer\""""
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motherboard
A motherboard is the main printed circuit board found in general purpose microcomputers and other expandable systems
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computer network
A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network which allows computers to exchange data
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Information systems
An information system is any organized system for the collection, organization, storage and communication of information
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Information systems
An information system is any organized system for the collection, organization, storage and communication of information
computer network
A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network which allows computers to exchange data
motherboard
A motherboard is the main printed circuit board found in general purpose microcomputers and other expandable systems
peripherals
A peripheral is \""""an ancillary device used to put information into and get information out of the computer\""""
byte
The byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly consists of eight bits
E-business enabled
Electronic business, or e-business, is the application of information and communication technologies|ICT in support of all the activities of business
Application software
An application program is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user
operating system
An operating system is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs
peripheral devices
A peripheral is "an ancillary device used to put information into and get information out of the computer"
video card
A video card is an expansion card which generates a feed of output images to a display
magnetic device
Magnetic storage or magnetic recording is the storage of data on a magnetised medium
Input devices
In computing, an input device is a peripheral used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or information appliance
output devices
An output device is any piece of computer hardware item which utilizes whatever data and commands from your computer in order to perform a task
printer
In computing, a printer is a peripheral which makes a persistent human-readable representation of graphics or text on paper or similar physical media
data
Data is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables
bit
The bit is a basic unit of information in computing and digital communications

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