IT, a gentle introduction

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IT, a gentle introduction

  1. 1. Featuring the Story of James and The Magic Beans By Gunith Devasurendra
  2. 2.  IT = Information Technology All about how Information can be manipulated with the use of Technology How? ◦ Computers ◦ Mobiles
  3. 3.  Who wants IT? ◦ Businesses and People: Why IT? ◦ Cut down time and effort to do day-to-day tasks Ex: A story of James who wanted to buy magic beans
  4. 4. © Virtusa Corporation ● Confidential
  5. 5.  James (Jacks half-cousin) goes to the fair to get magic beans. There he finds a magic shop. They say they are all out and dont know when supplies are going to come again Sorry dude, Didn’t see a magic bean since that I sold them to that boy Jack
  6. 6.  Frustrated, James turns to the WWW and Searches on Google and finds magical-stuff-r-us.com. There he’s able to and place an order. The (web)wizard who runs the shop, Berlin (an ancestor of the great Merlin) sees this order. Woohoo! Big $$$ coming my way.. The Internet
  7. 7.  Berlin’s site sends an automatic email to the ingredient suppliers (Sydney) system through his PDA. Sydney sees these and sends the required ingredients to Berlin. That wiz Berlin means big business The Internet
  8. 8.  Berlin makes the beans and ships it over his flying dragon, Smoky, after feeding him well of course. Meanwhile, James can see the current progress of his order through Berlin’s website, even the location of Smoky through GPS. Burrrrp This site is SOO Awesome! The Internet
  9. 9. Result? Me Happy Dragon  Happy James Happy Berlin Happy Sidney Happy Smokey[The [The [The [The ServiceConsumer] Company] Supplier] Provider]  Everybody’s Happy!  All because of Berlin’s website!!
  10. 10. The End Morale Of the Story: ◦ Things are easier to do in IT ◦ More effective ◦ Lot of people benefit ◦ Makes world a smaller place

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