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Understanding IT A Manager's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0273682083

ISBN-13: 9780273682080

Edition: 2003

Authors: Dave Aron, Jeffrey L. Sampler

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Description:

Introducing managers to IT terms and concepts, this text explains why they need to know about them and enables them to converse effectively with their IT/IS managers. The text can be used in courses that are at MBA and post-experience level.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
Why General Managers Should Understand More About IT The Challenge to Markets and Investors The Challenge to General Managers The Solution - Education Purpose of the Book How to Use The Book
Introduction - The Importance of Information Technology A Definition Need for Managers to Understand The Opportunity of IT The Challenge of IT
What a Computer Is A Soft Machine Ubiquity Scope of Computers A Digital, Electromagnetic Medium (For Now) Components Program Execution Layers
How Software Works What is software The Goals of an IT System Machine Code is Tough High Level Languages A Comparison of Current Computer Languages
The role of Networks and the Internet The Purpose of Networks How Networks Work Layers of a Network Types of Network The Anatomy of the Internet
The Web and E-Commerce: the transition from information superhighway to transaction superhighway Basic Web Technologies Advanced Web Technologies Computer Security
The obile/Multimodal Internet What's Different About The Mobile Internet Mobile Internet Communications Technologies Architecture of the Multimodal Internet Security in the multimodal world
The Future of IT A Framework for IT Progress - ICE9
Emerging Technology
The xInternet & web services Emerging Technology
Bluetooth PANs Emerging Technology
Wireless Information Devices (WIDs) Emerging Technology
Artificial Intelligence Bleeding Edge Technologies
Glossary of IT Terminology
Communications Speeds
Commonly Used Computer Languages
IT Literacy Test For ManagersQuestions Questions cont Answers
Useful Books and Websites