Ch 20: Implications of Information Technology: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Implications of Information Technology (IT) chapter of this Intro to Business Homework Help course helps students complete their information technology implications homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered in your implications of IT homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your implications of IT homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Impact of IT on the economy
  • Computer security and threat prevention
  • Ergonomics in an office environment
  • Impact of e-commerce and m-commerce
  • Privacy concerns associated with IT
  • Insourcing and outsourcing impacts
  • Intellectual property and open source software
  • Job design and technology
  • Telecommuting issues
  • Virtual teams

7 Lessons in Chapter 20: Implications of Information Technology: Homework Help
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Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

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