Ch 21: Implications of Information Technology: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Implications of Information Technology chapter of this Intro to Business Help and Review course is the simplest way to understand the implications of information technology. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the implications of information technology.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering introductory business material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn introductory business. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding globalization or the implications of information technology
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the implications of information technology
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the implications of information technology chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the implications of information technology chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on the implications of information technology. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any Web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an implications of information technology unit of a standard introductory business course. Topics covered include:

  • The impact of information technology on the economy
  • How e-commerce and m-commerce affect consumer privacy and fraud
  • The impact of technology on careers
  • Outsourcing and insourcing
  • Computer security and threat prevention

11 Lessons in Chapter 21: Implications of Information Technology: Help and Review
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What is a Technological Change? - Definition, Advantages, Impact & Examples

1. What is a Technological Change? - Definition, Advantages, Impact & Examples

How has technology changed your life in the last 5, 10, or 20 years? In this lesson, you will learn the definition of technological change as well as its advantages, impacts, and several examples.

What is ITIL? - Framework & Processes

2. What is ITIL? - Framework & Processes

This lesson provides an overview of ITIL, including its history and development. With this as a baseline, the lesson then goes into a discussion of the ITIL framework or methodology, and how its adoption can result in better IT services and lower costs within an organization.

What is Test-Driven Development (TDD)?

3. What is Test-Driven Development (TDD)?

In this lesson we will explore test-driven development (TDD) for software, including how TDD is used, the process for completing it, and some advantages and disadvantages of TDD.

What is Product Data Management? - Definition & Tools

4. What is Product Data Management? - Definition & Tools

Welcome to product data management, where you will learn about the process of centralizing data about a product into one location, as well as how this data is used strategically within a company.

Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

5. Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

Information technology has impacted the economy in a number of ways. The most noticeable changes involve e-commerce, marketing tactics, facilitation of globalization, job insecurity, and job design. This lesson will explore a variety of concepts pertaining to the changing economy, including downsizing, outsourcing, the use of cookies, the benefits and costs of globalization, and the impact of e-commerce.

Impact of Technology on Privacy

6. 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.

Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns

7. 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.

Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud

8. 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.

Ergonomics, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams & Job Design: Technology Effects on Careers

9. Ergonomics, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams & Job Design: Technology Effects on Careers

This lesson explores the impact of information technology on job design, teamwork, health and safety and how we commute to work. Specific topics discussed are telecommuting, virtual teams, job design and ergonomics.

Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers

10. Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers

This lesson discusses the impact information technology has on careers. Globalization has been driven by advances in technology and has impacted job security and wages. We will specifically look at downsizing, insourcing and outsourcing.

Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations

11. Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations

Computer security and threat prevention is essential for individuals and organizations. Effective security measures can reduce errors, fraud, and losses. This lesson will explore unintentional threats and intentional threats. Various security measures and defenses will be explored, including encryption, firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spyware, passwords, back-ups, and biometric security.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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