ICT SYSTEMS & COMPONENTS

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What is ICT
Information Communication Technology - concerns any device or system that allows storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission, and receipt of digital information
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Hardware?
physical components of an ICT system, e.g. keyboard, mouse, computer, scanner, digital camera
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Software?
These are the computer progams that give step by step instructions to get the job done, e.g. word processors, operating systems.
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What is an ICT system?
An ICT system is a way of doing something using ICT. e.g. paying staff (payroll system), order processing systems.
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what do all systems have in common?
INPUT, PROCESS, OUTPUT.
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Six components of an ICT system (PeDISHPro)?
People, Data, Information, Software, Hardware, Procedures
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What are people needed for in ICT?
Needed to supply the data to the ICT system, as well ad make judgments and decisions from the output
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Why is data important?
Raw material of any ICT system , processed by the system to create information which is the output provided for the system.
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What is information?
Information is the results from processing data, output of an ICT system
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Why are procedures important?
these determine what needs to be done and when. Covers the passing of data or info between different people.
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