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The Olive Garden

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The Olive Garden

  1. 1. Business and Technology MARISSA DORIA BLOCK 3
  2. 2. Computer Hardware and Software  Computer Hardware—Physical elements of a computer system Examples: Keyboards and Cameras   Software—Instructions that run the computer system  Examples: Word Processing and Spreadsheet
  3. 3. Input Devices  Keyboard and Monitor  Controllers and Joysticks  Touch-Sensitive Screens  Light Pens  Scanners
  4. 4. Operating and Application Software  Operating Software—Translates commands and allows application programs to interact with the computers hardware Examples: Windows   Application Software—Programs that perform specific tasks such as word processing, database management, or accounting Examples: Word Processing, Desktop Publishing, spreadsheet  and database
  5. 5. Sizes of Data Storage  Bit—Smallest Unit  Nibble—4 bits; a ½ Bite  Byte—8 Bits  Kilobyte—1,024 Bytes  Megabyte—A million Bytes  Gigabyte—A billion Bytes  Terabyte—A thousand Bytes
  6. 6. Technology used in Schools  Computers  Phones  Alarm Systems
  7. 7. Technology used in Medicine  Computers  Lasik Eyes  Measuring Devices
  8. 8. Technology used in Banking and Finance  Counting Device  Atms  Computers
  9. 9. How technology can save and waste money in business  Save: Web Conferencing, save time and digital direct  Waste: Not 100% reliable, Possibility of breaking and training time
  10. 10. Computer Aided Design  Computer Aided Design—Use of technology to create product styles and designs  Advantages: Allows you to try different shapes, sizes and materials for a new machine, car, or food. It is also an advantage because it allows you to experiment with new variations
  11. 11. Telecommuting  Involves the activities of a worker using a computer at home or to do a job  Advantages: Saves travel time and cost  Disadvantages: Not 100% reliable and durable
  12. 12. Computer Literacy  Computer Literacy—Ability to use computers to process information or solve problems  It is important to have this because many jobs use computers and take full advantage of them in order to the complete the required tasks
  13. 13. Computer Virus  Program code hidden in a system that can do damage to software or stored data  They can be prevented by going on the proper websites
  14. 14. Three Health Concerns while using Technology  Eyestrain  Visual Problems  Muscle Tension  Nerve Damage