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Chapter 1:1.Gordon Bella.Bell’s law, “a new computer class forms roughly each decade establishing a new industry”b.Digital devices evolve so fast that they will enable new platforms, industries, networks and information systems every 10 years 2.Gordon Moore a.Cofounder of intel corporationb.Because of technology improvements in electronic chip design and manufacturing, “the number of transistors per square inch on an integrated chip doubles every 18 months”c.Moore’s lawd.“the speed of a computer doubles every 18 months”e.The cost of data processing is approaching zero 3.Robert Metcalfe 4.Jakob Nielsen 5.Mark Krydera.The former chief technology officer of Seagate Corp.b.The storage density on magnetic disks is increasing at an exponential ratec.The cost of storing data is approaching zero6.Four marketable skills:a.Abstract reasoningi.The ability to make and manipulate modelsb.Systems thinkingi.The ability to model the components of the system to connect the inputs and outputs among those components into a sensible wholec.Collaborationi.The activity of two or more people working together to achieve a common goal, result, or work productd.Ability to experimenti.Making a reasoned analysis of an opportunity, possible solutions, evaluating those possibilities, and developing the most promising ones7. MIS
8.Information system(IS)a.An assembly of hardware, software, data, procedures, and people that produces information 9.IT- information technology a.Refers to the products, methods, inventions, and standards used for the purpose of producing informationb.IT drives development of new IS 10.Components of an information system 11. Strong passwords 12. Password Etiquette Chapter 2: 1.

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