Information Communication Technology

Just all the key vocab that I've come across

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Approval to succeed
a signed agreement from the client that they are happy for the next stage of the life cycle to commence.
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Back Office Systems
The ICT systems that run the internal operations of an organisation and are not accessible or visible to the general public.
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Bankers Automated Clearing Services (BACS)
is a method of processing financial transactions electronically.
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Contract of Employment
the legal agreement between an employer and an employee.
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Critical Success Factors (CSF)
he essential areas of activity that must be performed well if the objectives or goals of an organisation are to be achieved.
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Data Mining
The extraction of previously unknown and potentially useful information from data.
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Data Portability
the ability to transfer data between different software packages or systems.
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Data Transferability
the ability to import data from an old ICT system to a new one when the new one is being installed.
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Data Warehouse
a storage facility for large amounts of data
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Decision Support Systems
computer-based systems that analyse data to provide information to help managers make decisions.
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Deliverables
documents or systems that must be produced during the various stages of the system’s life cycle.
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Disciplinary Procedures
laying down the penalties for breaking the company policies.
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E-commerce System
Designed to support the buying and selling of goods and services, usually over the web.
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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
sends data in agreed formats between computer computer applications in different organisations
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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
rules given that govern hardware/software settings when transferring files over the internet.
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Human Resources
The dept. that deals with the management of the people who work for an organisation. Sometimes it is called the personnel department.
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HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
a set of rules which make it safe to communicate on the WWW.
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HTTPS
A secure version of http
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IP Address
completely unique identity which identifies a computer which is hooked up to the internet.
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Just in time Manufacturing (JIT)
uses computer systems to ensure raw process and stock levels are kept to a minimum.
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Management Information System
takes data from internal and external sources and processes it to provide information that can be used by managers at different levels to aid effective decision making.
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Metadata
data about data
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Offshoring
the transfer of an organisational function to another country, regardless of whether the work is outsourced or stays within the same organisation.
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Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)
is a set of protocols for allowing computers of different origins to be linked together.
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Payroll
the administration of wages and salaries.
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Policy
a statement which defines the organisation’s position on a particular issue and may determine decisions, actions and other matters.
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Privacy of Data
involves ensuring that data is not seen or accessed by anyone who is not authorised to view it.
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Protocol
a standard set of rules
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Security of Data
involves making sure that an organisation’s data is correct, confidential and safe.
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Strategy
a long term plan for achieving a goal.
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Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
is a set of working practices that allow internet users and providers to have the ability to communicate with one another no matter the equipment they are using.
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Transaction Processing Systems
these carry out the day-to-day activities of most organisations at operational level.
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Workflow Management System
software that helps organisations analyse and manage their business processes by using a computer model to represent the logic of the workflow.
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The ICT systems that run the internal operations of an organisation and are not accessible or visible to the general public.

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Back Office Systems

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is a method of processing financial transactions electronically.

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the legal agreement between an employer and an employee.

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he essential areas of activity that must be performed well if the objectives or goals of an organisation are to be achieved.

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Danielle178

  • this was really good thanks person who made this im definatley gonna pass my info 3 exam on wednesday now! :)

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