ADM 316 Computers and Information Processing Workshop 3
Devotion / Prayer Is Integrity in Business Impossible?
Psalm 119:125 (NASB) <ul><li>Give me understanding, that I may know Your testimonies.  </li></ul>
Chapter 7 Database Applications and Privacy Implications
You are just a number to a computer.
A database is like an address book.
Databases <ul><li>Make it easier to store large quantities of information </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easier to retrieve inf...
Databases <ul><li>Make it easy to organize and reorganize information </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easy to print and distribu...
Database Anatomy <ul><li>Database program: a software tool for organizing the storage and retrieval of information </li></...
Database Anatomy <ul><li>Record: the information relating to one person, product, or event </li></ul><ul><li>Field: each d...
Database Anatomy <ul><li>The type of information a field can hold is determined by its data type: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Al...
Using Databases <ul><li>Browsing </li></ul><ul><li>Querying </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting </li></u...
Relational Databases <ul><li>A relational database allows tables to be related to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in...
Batch vs. Real-Time Processing <ul><li>Batch processing: transactions accumulate throughout the day and are input into the...
Client/Server Software <ul><li>Two-way communications occur between applications running on the client PC and the server P...
Client/Server Software
Data Mining <ul><li>The discovery and extraction of hidden predictive information from large databases </li></ul><ul><li>L...
Computers and Privacy <ul><li>Computers control access to personal and identifying information. </li></ul><ul><li>More tha...
Computers and Privacy <ul><li>Cookies </li></ul><ul><li>Identity theft / “phishing” schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace mo...
Quiz Review Workshop 2
Next Week’s Homework <ul><li>Read Chapters 8 and 9 in  Tomorrow’s Technology and You  and be prepared for this week’s quiz...
Next Week’s Homework <ul><li>Individually, complete the Chapter 8 and 9 questions on pp. 33 and 34 in the Student Guide. <...
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  1. 1. ADM 316 Computers and Information Processing Workshop 3
  2. 2. Devotion / Prayer Is Integrity in Business Impossible?
  3. 3. Psalm 119:125 (NASB) <ul><li>Give me understanding, that I may know Your testimonies. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chapter 7 Database Applications and Privacy Implications
  5. 5. You are just a number to a computer.
  6. 6. A database is like an address book.
  7. 7. Databases <ul><li>Make it easier to store large quantities of information </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easier to retrieve information quickly and flexibly </li></ul>
  8. 8. Databases <ul><li>Make it easy to organize and reorganize information </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easy to print and distribution information in a variety of ways </li></ul>
  9. 9. Database Anatomy <ul><li>Database program: a software tool for organizing the storage and retrieval of information </li></ul><ul><li>Database: a collection of information stored in an organized form in a computer </li></ul><ul><li>Table: a collection of related information </li></ul>
  10. 10. Database Anatomy <ul><li>Record: the information relating to one person, product, or event </li></ul><ul><li>Field: each discrete piece of information in a record </li></ul>Field Record Table
  11. 11. Database Anatomy <ul><li>The type of information a field can hold is determined by its data type: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alphanumeric strings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Floating-point decimals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date/time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logical (true/false) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited data types (such as state or country) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Using Databases <ul><li>Browsing </li></ul><ul><li>Querying </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Mail Merge </li></ul>
  13. 13. Relational Databases <ul><li>A relational database allows tables to be related to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in one table are automatically reflected in other tables. </li></ul><ul><li>Relational databases are organized by key fields which unlock relevant information when it is needed elsewhere. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Batch vs. Real-Time Processing <ul><li>Batch processing: transactions accumulate throughout the day and are input into the computer in large batches </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time processing: allows instant access to information and instant updates </li></ul>
  15. 15. Client/Server Software <ul><li>Two-way communications occur between applications running on the client PC and the server PC. </li></ul><ul><li>Users can take advantage of the client PC’s convenience while still having access to data stored on large server systems. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Client/Server Software
  17. 17. Data Mining <ul><li>The discovery and extraction of hidden predictive information from large databases </li></ul><ul><li>Locates trends and patterns in data that would have been overlooked by normal database queries </li></ul>
  18. 18. Computers and Privacy <ul><li>Computers control access to personal and identifying information. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 15,000 specialized marketing databases contain 2,000,000,000 names and contain personal characteristics like age, income, and religion. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Computers and Privacy <ul><li>Cookies </li></ul><ul><li>Identity theft / “phishing” schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace monitoring technology </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance satellites (Google Earth) </li></ul><ul><li>Global positioning systems in cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance cameras </li></ul>
  20. 20. Quiz Review Workshop 2
  21. 21. Next Week’s Homework <ul><li>Read Chapters 8 and 9 in Tomorrow’s Technology and You and be prepared for this week’s quiz on this reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Read Chapter 4 in Microsoft Office Excel 2003 . </li></ul>
  22. 22. Next Week’s Homework <ul><li>Individually, complete the Chapter 8 and 9 questions on pp. 33 and 34 in the Student Guide. </li></ul><ul><li>Individually, complete the Chapter 3 Excel Project/Case “PowerPoint Presentations” on p. 158 in Microsoft Office Excel 2003 . </li></ul>
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