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ISBN: 9781305494602

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Chapter 1, Problem 1Q
Textbook Problem

What is information technology and why is it important? Suggest three fictitious headlines that might be added to Figure 1-1.

Chapter 1, Problem 1Q, What is information technology and why is it important? Suggest three fictitious headlines that

FIGURE 1-1 These headlines illustrate the enormous impact of information technology on our lives.

Expert Solution
Program Plan Intro

Definition of Information technology, its importance, three fictitious headlines to show the power of it.

Explanation of Solution

Information technology involves the study and use of computers for storing, retrieving and transmitting information. It is often used in context with enterprise or business. IT can be considered as a part of Information and communication technology. Information technology plays an important role in many areas:

  • Information technology plays an important role in business field by providing smooth functioning of their departments like manufacturing, security, finance and HR.
  • Another importance of information technology is in the education field. It allows students to learn from online classes which are accessed through computers or laptops. Also, it allows students to submit their assignment anytime.
  • Information technology plays an important role in healthcare field also. Nowadays, most of the hospitals and clinics send, receive medical information and reports digitally.
  • Information technology plays an important role in security as well. Information technology provides security to online data from online transactions or any other alternative if data is accessed through a proper channel.
In the given figure few fictitious headlines are given like social media explodes, privacy or security: Must we choose, What’s App, Facebook and many more.

Systems Analysis and Design (Shelly Cashman Series) (MindTap Course List), Chapter 1, Problem 1Q

Three more fictitious headlines that can be added are:

  • Is Facebook secure?
  • Your privacy at risk: Facebook
  • Social media: curse or blessing?

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