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Lecture1_Chapter1 - ITP 101 Introduction to Information Technology Chapter 1 • Information Systems • People • Software • Hardware • Data

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Unformatted text preview: ITP 101 Introduction to Information Technology Chapter 1 • Information Systems • People • Software • Hardware • Data Overview • Group of all networks, computers, and persons involved in the collection, processing, storage, analysis, and dissemination of data and information within a particular environment • Definition is pieced together from various resources Information System • 5 components to Information Systems • People • Procedures • Software • Hardware • Data Information Systems • Most common point of failure • Two types of people • End Users • Everyone else • System Designers • Administrators • Auditors • Management People • System Software • Operating Systems – controls all the hardware functionality and provides a platform for executing applications • Windows • MacOS • Unix/Linux • Real-Time Operating Systems/Embedded OS • Cell phones – Symbian OS, Windows CE • LynxOS – used for satellites, Laser Printers, etc....
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Lecture1_Chapter1 - ITP 101 Introduction to Information Technology Chapter 1 • Information Systems • People • Software • Hardware • Data

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