Computer Confluence: Business Edition

Computer Confluence: Business Edition

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For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office. Integrates three information sources-an illustrated textbook, a multimedia CD, and a Companion Website-with a lively writing style to explore the promises and challenges of information technology, its effect on businesses, people, society, and the future.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 578 pages
  • 209.55 x 279.4 x 28.7mm | 1,283.66g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • illustrations (chiefly colour) portraits (some colour)
  • 0130921203
  • 9780130921208

Table of contents

I. APPROACHING COMPUTERS: HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Computer Currents: From Calculation to Communication. 2. Hardware Basics: Inside the Box. 3. Hardware Basics: Peripherals. 4. Software Basics: The Ghost in the Machine. II. USING COMPUTERS: ESSENTIAL APPLICATIONS. 5. Working with Words: Word Processing and Digital Publishing. 6. Calculation, Visualization, and Simulation. 7. Graphics, Hypermedia, and Multimedia. 8. Database Applications and Implications. III. EXPLORING WITH COMPUTERS: NETWORKS AND GATEWAYS. 9. Networking and Telecommunication. 10. From Internet to Information Infrastructure. 11. Computer Security and Risks. IV. MASTERING COMPUTERS: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AT WORK. 12. Systems and Organizations in the Information Age. 13. Information Technology in Management. 14. Electronic Commerce. 15. Systems Design and Development. V. LIVING WITH COMPUTERS: INFORMATION AGE IMPLICATIONS. 16. Computers at Work, School, and Home. 17. Inventing the Future. Correlation Guide to the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. The Concise Computer Consumer's Guide. Glossary.show more

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