be aware of the capabilities, strengths, and limitations of the computer
have a better understanding of the commands that you use.
understand what is taking place during the operation of the programs that you use.
understand more clearly what an operating system is, and how to use it effectively
and to your advantage.
know when it is preferable to do a job manually, and when the computer should be
As a programmer, it will allow you to
write better programs.
use the characteristics of the machine to make your programs operate more effectively.
For example, choosing the appropriate data type for a variable can result in significantly faster
As a system analyst, you:
will be expected to specify computer systems for purchase, for yourself and for your
would like to purchase the computer that best meets the needs of the application.