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Lec14_Business+Analytics+I - ISOM 101: Introduction to...

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Unformatted text preview: ISOM 101: Introduction to Information Systems Lecture 14: IS & Business Analytics I Prof. Heather H. Xu Distribution of MidTerm Scores If you would like to know the distribution of the midterm scores, please send me an email. My Philosophy About Participation Participation is very important • Triggers critical thinking • Make it more comfortable/interesting for you AND your fellow students. Participation should not be a differentiator • Different personalities • Prefer different ways of communication • Which is good! Participation consists 15% of your total grade • 5% comes from in-class exercises • 10% comes from in-class participation • By default, you’ll each get 7% • What about the other 3%? • Participation card will not be used. Why? • Quality NOT quantity Tips on Participation Give it a try and speak. It is not SCARY, I promise! Feel free to express even if you think it’s unpopular • Speak up and you’ll find others agree with you. • Even if they don’t, so what? • Spiral of Silence: what is “popular” anyway? Participation in class is a training for your later career. • Group meeting with your managers, brainstorming, etc. • Why don’t you treat this class as an exercise for later participation at work? • After all, the class will be over in 2 months. • You may not see me or some of the students in this class again. • But the experience/training stays with you and benefit you. Part I: Remaining Issues from Monday Internet Applications Internet Applications E-mail Distributed Processing File transfer Instant messaging World Wide Web (WWW) VoIP … Internet Applications WWW ≠ Internet Applications WWW WWW: sometimes called the web; a collection of hyperlinked computer files on the Internet • Only one type of applications on the internet • Only one of the ways information can be shared on the internet • A parallel concept to FTP, mail server, etc. Client-server application • Web servers • Web browsers as clients Standards • HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol • HTML: HyperText Markup Language • XML: Extensible Markup Language Rules for locating/sharing info on the Internet Tools to put content on the Internet Domain Name vs. URL ust.hk is a domain name http://www.ust.hk is an URL http://sqmail.ust.hk is also an URL google.com is a domain name http://google.com is an URL http://scholar.google.com is an URL Technically speaking, the distinction is http:// • Domain name is a name, while URL refers to a standard format starting with http:// , • URL is one way your browser can find the website under that domain However, in your daily use, domain name can sometimes be used as URL • Because http:// is the default setting in your browser • When you type in ust.hk in your browser, you will be directed to the same page as http://ust.hk Another distinction is, there can be more than one URLs under one domain name...
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