Essential Standard 2.00. Understand the nature of business. Objective 2.04. Understand applications and issues of technology. Topics. Businesses use of technology Concerns of using technology. Businesses use of technology. Applications of Technology by Businesses.
Essential Standard 2.00
Understand the nature of business.
Understand applications and issues of technology.
Businesses use of technology
What are computer networks?
Examples of computer networks:
Public network used most often for:
Accessing the World Wide Web (WWW)
Private network, primarily used to share information
What is artificial intelligence (AI)?
Example: voice recognition software
How do expert systems help people?
Example: Automotive parts electronic catalogue
Why is Computer-aided design (CAD) used?
Example: Design for a camera
Four basic models for E-commerce:
What is a Management Information System (MIS)?
Four main components of a MIS:
Categories of information obtain from MIS:
What is involved in robotics activities?
What happened during telecommuting activities?
Concerns of using technology
Shift in duties and skills needed in the workplace.
Companies have to retrain displaced workers.
Computer literacy is vital. It is the ability to enter, store, process, and retrieve information.
A computer virus is a hidden program code in a system that can do damage to software or stored data.
How many people have encountered a computer virus?
Will someone tell how they removed the virus?
How many people have access to software that has been copied to a CD by a personal contact?
Did that person commit an act of piracy?
Piracy is stealing or illegally copying software packages or information.
Eyestrain and vision problems
Muscle tension and nerve damage
Carpal tunnel syndrome