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Network Internet Presentation Downing


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Network Internet Presentation Downing

  1. 1. Software, Networks, and the INTERNET<br />Mr. Downing<br />Computer Information Systems<br />
  2. 2. Computer Software<br />System software consists of programs to control the operations of computer equipment (ex. operating system) <br />What operating system do we use in this class??<br />Application software consists of programs that tell a computer how to produce information<br />
  3. 3. Application Software<br />word processing<br />spreadsheet<br />presentation<br />database<br />
  4. 4. Communicating through Technology<br />Answering machines<br />Voicemail<br />Fax machines<br />Email <br />Text messaging<br />Web cam<br />
  5. 5. What’s a network?<br />A network is a collection of connected computers and devices<br />Local Area Network (LAN)<br />Wide Area Network (WAN)<br />Computers on a network share printing & software<br />
  6. 6. Network terms to know<br />Server = a computer or device on a network that manages network resources ex. file server, web root server<br />Network interface card (NIC) = card inserted into a computer so the computer can be connected to a network<br />Firewall = a system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network<br />Router = a device that forwards data packets along networks and is located where a network connects<br />Modem = a device that turns the signals from either your phone, cable line, DSL line, etc. into a format computers can understand<br />
  7. 7. What’s the world’s largest network??<br />
  8. 8. INTERNET: global network of linked computer networks<br />
  9. 9. The World Wide Web<br />Uniform Resource Locator (URL)<br />
  10. 10. Entertainment<br />meeting people<br />How do we use the internet??<br />Research<br />Communicating<br />Other thoughts?<br />
  11. 11. E-commerce (shoppingor )<br />Conducting business activities online<br />Business to consumer<br />Consumer to consumer<br />Business to business<br />Advantages?<br />Disadvantages?<br />
  12. 12. Advertising<br />intranet<br />How do businesses use the internet??<br />Research<br />Communicating<br />
  13. 13. It’s Your Turn! Find a partner…<br />The internet has had a tremendous impact on business. For some businesses, that influence has not been positive. For example, surveys suggest that as a growing number of people make their own travel plans online, travel agents are seeing fewer customers. <br />Use the Web to research two businesses that have been affected negatively by the Internet. How has the Internet hurt the business? How can the business compete with the Internet? <br />