ICT systems and their usage

How systems work and their uses. Also includes their uses!

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  • Created on: 03-05-18 14:47
What is an ICT system?
This is a system consisting of hardware, software, data and the people who use them. In terms of forms of communication this is very useful as it helps technology software to do so.
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Describe the term 'Hardware'.
This is the physical parts of a computer for example a CD Drive.
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Are ICT and computers the same? If so/not, explain why.
These are not the same thing as computers are the hardware that is often part of the ICT system.
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Can you give examples on what environments may a ICT system may be used within.
Offices, Factories, Aircraft's, Ships and Shops. They can be used for communications, medicine and farming.
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How are ICT systems important?
More productive - can complete more tasks Detail - provides information easily and mostly quickly Technology improvement - the costs reduces and increases development of technology.
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What are the three main ICT systems that you may need to consider?
Information systems. Control systems. Communication systems.
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Describe Information systems. Explain fully.
This system focuses on managing data and information. For example, a supermarket stock system.
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Define Control systems. Explain fully.
This is a system which controls machines for example, input and output devices help to control what information is given and provided from the computer in order to make sure that it operates successfully.
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Define Communications systems. Explain fully.
This is when the system has the successful transport of data from one place to another.
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Define the terms inputs and outputs.
Input - information that is provided to the computer (mouse, keyboard, microphone.) Output - This is the detail and information that is provided to the user (printer, motherboard, search engines)
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What does GIGO stand for and what does it mean?
GIGO - Garbage in, Garbage out. This explains issues of why validation (accuracy), and why accurate data is needed.
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