Computer Confluence: Business Edition

Computer Confluence: Business Edition

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Going beyond computer concepts, this text explores the promises and problems of information technology, how it affects businesses, how it affects people and society, and the future. Included is coverage of cable modems, satellite dishes, and downloadable video and audio.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 576 pages
  • 205.74 x 274.32 x 35.56mm | 1,224.69g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • glossary
  • 0130909246
  • 9780130909244

Table of contents

Part 1 Approaching computers - hardware and software fundamentals: computer currents - from calculation to communication; hardware basics - inside the box, peripherals; software basics - the ghost in the machine. Part 2 Using computers - essential applications: working with words - word processing and digital publishing; calculation, visualization and simulation; graphics, hypermedia and multimedia; database applications and implications. Part 3 Exploring with computers - networks and gateways: networking and telecommunciation; from internet to information infrastructure; computer security and risks. Part 4 Mastering computers - information systems at work: systems and organizations in the information age; information technology in management; electronic commerce; systems design and development. Part 5 Living with computers - information age implications: computers at work, school and home; inventing the future.show more

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