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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Claudia Alvarez on Saturday September 10, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CIS 105 at Arizona State University taught by Wood, McCarthy in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 6 views. For similar materials see Computer Appls&Info Technology in Business at Arizona State University.
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Date Created: 09/10/16
Ch.1: Information Systems Notes (McCarthy) Information Technology (IT): study of CIS, specifically, software and hardware endusers: people that use computers ● IT is a core competency for business Competency: knowledge that enables a person to understand something Best practice: best way to doing something, and remembering how to do it for future reference. Gordon Moore: ● Founder of Intel ● Moore’s Law ○ Computing power doubles every 18 months Business Computer Hardware: Tangible or physical aspect of a computer. Mainframe Computers: Huge, roomsized computers that store enormous amounts of data and info Midrange computers: (minicomputers) smaller and less powerful than mainframes, but do the same things Microcomputers: least powerful computers; desktop, laptop, tablet, and handheld Operating System/Platform: software that manages the resources of a computer Process: Any task a computer performs Software suite: collection of computer programs of related functionality (ex: Microsoft Office365)