Topic 1: An ICT System and it's Components

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People
These are individuals who use the system in various ways. For example, test the system, finance, operate within sales etc.
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Data
This is raw facts and figures, or a set of values which have no meaning. E.g. 2, 100, 74, -1, -4
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Information
This is where data has been processed to give it context and meaning. E.g. 2, 100, 74, -1, -4. All of these could represent the temperature measured in degrees.
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Software
These are computer programs that make the hardware do something useful.
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Hardware
These are physical components of a system. Data is often transmitted from to the other. For example, monitor, printer, scanner etc.
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Procedures
These are a series of actions or operations intended to achieve a result. For example, most systems will have these actions/operations in place to ensure they run smoothly (following a code of practice).
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This is raw facts and figures, or a set of values which have no meaning. E.g. 2, 100, 74, -1, -4

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