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Business Technology and Information Systems - Chapter Summary
- Technology's impact on privacy
- Concerns associated with software ownership
- Intellectual property issues
- Methods for ensuring electronic data's accuracy
- Telecommunications systems solutions and components
- Desktop publishing software
- Peripheral and input devices
Our engaging and short lessons help you learn all the essentials of business technology and information systems in bite-sized chunks that make it easy to retain critical information. These videos feature fun graphics and animations along with easy-to-follow narration by experts in the field of business and information systems. Watch videos when you have time using your laptop, mobile device or tablet. Video tags are available, so you can go back and review just the main points in each video. You'll also find self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to aid your study of this topic.
1. What is Computer Hardware? - Components, Definition & Examples
Computer hardware is the collection of physical parts of a computer system. This includes the computer case, monitor, keyboard, and mouse. It also includes all the parts inside the computer case, such as the hard disk drive, motherboard, video card, and many others. Computer hardware is what you can physically touch.
2. What is an Input Device for a Computer? - Definition & Examples
To interact with your computer, you need input devices. The most common are a keyboard and a mouse, but there are other devices for more specialized tasks. Learn about these devices and how they're becoming integrated into single computer systems.
3. Computer System Components: Computer Parts & Functions
Are you ready to buy a computer? Let's take a trip through the components of a computer for some advice. We'll learn about the motherboard, memory, storage, connectivity and peripherals.
4. What Are Peripheral Devices of a Computer? - Definition, Examples & Types
A peripheral device connects to a computer system to add functionality. Examples are a mouse, keyboard, monitor, printer and scanner. Learn about the different types of peripheral devices and how they allow you to do more with your computer.
5. What is Application Software? - Definition, Examples & Types
What is computer application software, and how does it differ from other categories of software? This lesson introduces you to some examples of application software and how they are used.
6. Types of Networks: LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, SAN, PAN, EPN & VPN
There are so many different types of computer networks in existence, it can be hard to understand the differences between them, particularly the ones with very similar-sounding names. This lesson explains the structures and functions of some of the most popular computer networks.
Types of Computer Networks List & Flashcards
This flashcard set helps you master the understanding of computer network terminology. PAN, LAN, MAN, WAN, and more, can soon be easily understood and part of the technical vocabulary you use comfortably with specialized network ITs!
8. Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video
Audio and video have become increasingly important in today's computer systems. Learn about how media players play back multimedia files as well as audio and video editing software to create your own productions.
9. Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect
Word processing software is used to manipulate text and apply a basic design to your pages. More sophisticated design can be accomplished using desktop publishing software. Learn about the functionality of these two types of application software.
Web design is the creation and visual design of documents displayed on the World Wide Web. It is important to create engaging and visually appealing websites to attract and retain customers. Many factors must be considered when designing a website. This video will explore the steps in Web design and the programming languages needed to create a dynamic and interactive website.
11. The Components of a Telecommunications System
Telecommunication is communication at a distance using electrical signals or electromagnetic waves. Learn about the components and properties of telecommunication systems.
12. Client/Server and Mainframe Systems Used in Telecommunication Systems
Telecommunications are managed in a number of different ways, including peer-to-peer, client/server and mainframe systems. Learn why client/server has become the most widely used network architecture.
13. Impact of Technology on Privacy
Technology has a number of social and ethical implications that cause debate and concern. One specific issue is privacy. Information technology has opened up society and decreased privacy. This lesson will explore a number of privacy issues that are of concern, including electronic surveillance, availability of personal information, cookies and spyware, and workplace monitoring.
14. Electronic Data: Accuracy & Integrity
The Internet is probably the easiest place to locate information. There is no shortage of useful and reliable information out there. But there is also plenty of questionable data. There are a few ways to evaluate information to determine its validity.
15. Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns
One of the defining issues of the Internet era is intellectual property rights. The Internet has made it easy to access digital media and illegally copy it. This lesson will discuss intellectual property including protections through copyrights, trademarks and patents. We will also explore the open source movement and the growing trend toward free, unprotected software.
16. e-commerce & m-commerce: Buying & Selling on the Web & Mobile Devices
E-commerce and m-commerce have transformed the way that organizations and consumers conduct business. Additional topics discussed in this lesson include B2B, B2C, C2C, and e-government.
17. Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud
There are a number of challenges in the world of e-commerce and m-commerce stemming from the ease of information exchange over the Internet. The issues discussed in this lesson include consumer privacy and fraud.
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