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Unformatted text preview: computers, those who maintain the data, those who support the networks, and those who use the system. Computer-based information system – an information system that includes a computer. Page 7: Management information systems (MIS) – an information system that helps businesses achieve their goals and objectives. Page 8: Information technology (IT) – the products, methods, inventions, and standards that are used for the purpose of producing information. Page 15: Moore’s Law – a law, created by Gordon Moore, stating that the number of transistors per square inch on an integrated chip doubles every 18 months. Moore’s prediction has proved generally accurate in the 40 years since it was made. Sometimes, this law is stated that the speed of a computer chip doubles every 18 months. While not strictly true, this version gives the gist of the idea....
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- Integrated Circuit, Gordon Moore