-ARPANET-small robust network designed so that if one part of it broke, the network
-Tim Berners-Lee at CERN (Center for European Nuclear Research) invented a
standard programming language called HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
Types of E-Commerce
-Business to Business
-Business to consumer
-Consumer to Consumer (eBay)
-Streamlined Business Process
-Agility=allows for changing of a business way more rapidly than a physical store
-Malware=Malicious software (virus) that infects a
Object embedding- allows a user to select an entire area from one application and
make it part of another.
Object Linking- object linking is dynamic. When its linked, both files stay up to date.
Specialized Application Software
Image editing softwaresAdob
2 or more windows of different applications are used at the same time
In application software menus were replaced with ribbons
a GUI element composed of a strip across the top of the window that exposes all
functions the programs can
DatabasesAccess, well thought-out collection of files that consist of records (rows) of data
separated by fields (columns) that can be queried (questioned) to produce subsets
Database management systems (DBMS)data is stored in computer fil
An interface in grid of information separated by columns and rows, often financial
information that is capable of calculation and graphing, and most importantly, what if
holds numeric (formulas, functions, numbers) and text (labels, notes)
Conversational Interactionbasically a conversation with two or more participants to trade information and ideas,
and also to build relationships.
Synchronousphone call, both parties are participating in a conversation at the same time where
Exam content will be taken from lecture, lecture notes, classroom discussion,
History Movie, Chapter9 A, Chapter 1ABCD, Chapter2AB, Chapter12 AB.
May include, but not limited to, the following:
Computer Generations (be able to differentiate)
Other Business Application Software- platform neutral
PDF- portable document file
Multimedia application softwareused by businesses generally to combine and manipulate text, graphics, audio, and
video into a formal like presentation software.
From Adobe P
Access timeamount of time it takes to get data and information from a storage device to its user.
Advances in Technologyimportant for businesses to pay attention too.
Holographic storage- stores information in a three dimensional photopolymer.