L4 - F IT 1 0 0 3 IT in O r g a n is a tio n s W eek 4...

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1 www.infotech.monash.edu.au FIT1003 IT in Organisations Week 4 Information Technologies in the Organisation www.infotech.monash.edu.au 2 Objectives for this session • Understand the basic IT infrastructure needs of organizations; • Describe the different elements that make up IT systems; • Appreciate the features of input, output, storage, processing and communications technologies that affect their suitability for use in a particular organization for a particular purpose; • Identify technologies as either disruptive or sustaining and be able to explain what is meant by these labels; • Describe the need for IT performance measures and identify common metrics of IT efficiency and effectiveness; • Explain the components of an enterprise architecture: information architecture, infrastructure architecture and application architecture. www.infotech.monash.edu.au 3 Where we are in the unit … Organisations IT, IS Information Organisations using IT and IS Risks and liabilities of IT and IS Week 4: Information Technologies Communication in organisations The IT Profession
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2 www.infotech.monash.edu.au Lecture 4 Information Technologies www.infotech.monash.edu.au 5 Information Technologies • Input • Processing • Output • Storage • Communications www.infotech.monash.edu.au 6 Input technologies What? Devices that allow users to put data into computers Examples: keyboard, light pen, graphics tablet, bar code reader, mouse, scanner, digital camera, floppy drive, hard drive, CD rom drive, zip drive, electronic keyboard (music), microphone, A to D (analog to digital) devices/sensors, touch screen monitor,
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3 www.infotech.monash.edu.au 7 Input – Selection considerations? • The needs and capabilities of the users • The environment in which the data is captured or output • The demands of the process • Resources available What input devices would you choose for people wanting event information while walking around at the Olympic facilities at Beijing? www.infotech.monash.edu.au
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