ICT - Chapter 4: Smart working

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Dongle
a small piece of hardware that connects to a computer and has uses including data storage and picking up Bluetooth and 3G signals. A dongle may be portable like USB pen
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Collaborative
working together to achieve common goals
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Multitask
to perform more than one task at the same time
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Remotely
from a different location
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Wiki
a type of website that encourages collaboration by allowing users to add, edit and remove content
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Online forum
an online message board where people can share their ideas and views
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Teleworking
working from home but staying in touch with others with the help of technologyHot desking
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Hotdesking
sharing desks or workstations between workers, as a way of saving space and resourcesOpen source software
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Open source software
software that is available to download free of charge, e.g. Openoffice.org, which is a suite of applications
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Data
symbols, characters, images and numbers are all types of data. When data is processed and acquires meaning it becomes information. Computers process data to produce information
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Backup
a copy of data that is made in case the original data is lost or damaged. The backup can be used to restore the original data
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Primary storage
built-in storage designed to be directly accessed by the CPU
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Secondary storage
storing data on another device, such as a CD or USB pen
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Outsourcing
using an external service provide to carry out a business function
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Disaster recovery
the policies and procedures that a company or organisation has in place so it can carry on with normal business after a disaster, such as a major ICT failure, a fire, etc.
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RAID (redundant array of inexpensive disks)
a ahrd disk drive where data is written on to lots of disks at the same time. If one disk gets damaged, data can be accessed from another disk
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Presence awareness
a common IM feature that gives you a quick view of the people who are logged on at that time
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Overheads
the ongoing expenses of operating a business, e.e. rent, fuel bills, salaries
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Viral marketing
a marketing strategy that encourages people to pass on a marketing message to their friends. It uses interesting and entertaining content that people will want to share. Viral marketing uses multimedia to make the message memorable.
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working together to achieve common goals

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to perform more than one task at the same time

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from a different location

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a type of website that encourages collaboration by allowing users to add, edit and remove content

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