Chapter 4 Hardware, Software,
and Mobile Systems
Q1 What Do Business Professionals Need to Know
About Computer Hardware? [pg 103]
Computer hardware consists of electronic components and related gadgetry that
input, process, output, and store data accordin
Chapter 6 Data Communication
and the Cloud
Q1 What Is a Computer Network? [pg 189]
A computer network is a collection of computers that communicate with one another
over transmission lines or wirelessly.
o Three basic types of networks are local area netw
Chapter 1 The Importance of MIS
Q1 Why Is Introduction to MIS the Most Important
Class in the Business School? [pg 5]
Moores Law In 1965, Gordon Moore, cofounder of Intel Corporation, stated that
because of technology improvements in electronic chip desig
Chapter 5 Database Processing
Q1 What Is the Purpose of a Database? [pg 151]
Q2 What Is a Database?
A database is a self-describing collection of integrated records.
o A byte is a character of data.
In databases, bytes are grouped into columns, whic