Topic 5 Capabilities and Limitations Of ICT

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Name 5 advantages of ICT over manual methods
Speed of Processing, Repetitive Processing, Data Storage, Speed of Searching, Accuracy & Context, Speed of Data Communications, Ease of Editing, Easier to back up data, Ability to produce different output formats
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What are the factors affecting the efficiency of data processing systems
Hardware, Software, Suitability of the operating system, Communication and Input, Insufficient testing, Proper backups and maintaining Virus Protection, Maintenance procedures, speed of implementation and Compatibility
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Explain Speed of Processing
Computers are able to undertake calculations and processes much faster than if you were to do it manually.
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Explain Repetitive processing
Carrying out the same task to the same standard repeatedly (consistency)
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Explain Speed of searching
Able to find information quickly,
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Explain Accuracy and context
Calculations are carried out accurately,
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Explain Speed of data communications
Messages sent out across the world instantaneously,
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Explain The ability to produce different output formats:
Information can be produced in tabular or graphical format,
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Explain Ease of editing
NOT to do with handwriting
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Explain Easier to back up data
Copying manual data / paper is more difficult and has to be stored.
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ExplainData Storage Capacity
Able to store an enormous amount of information in a small space,
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What is GIGO?
Garbage in , Garbage Out
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What are the factors affecting the efficiency of data processing systems

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Hardware, Software, Suitability of the operating system, Communication and Input, Insufficient testing, Proper backups and maintaining Virus Protection, Maintenance procedures, speed of implementation and Compatibility

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Explain Speed of Processing

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Explain Repetitive processing

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Explain Speed of searching

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