introduction to information technology (APPLICATION OF IT (EDUCATION (• e…
introduction to information technology
WHAT IS IT???
Information technology is the use of computer
hardware and software to store, retrieve and
• Allows people to share information more
quickly and effectively
• Makes communication become cheaper,
quicker, and more efficient
Enhances business, increases productivity and
Creates new and interesting jobs
Violation of privacy
Risk in public safety
Bad impact on labour force
Bad impact on the environment
APPLICATION OF IT
• e-learning refers to the use of computers and
networks to support learning activities and
provide learning materials.
•Digital library is a collection of documents in organized
electronic form, available on the Internet or
Education portal provides learning and training
materials and services from several sources.
Online banking allows individuals to perform
•Online investing is the process by which investors buy and sell
securities through the Internet.
Personal finance software helps
individuals to manage personal income and
expenses, and plan family budgets.
– E-Filing - Online system for declaring tax.
–HRMIS - Online system for updating government
– E-Penyata Gaji dan Laporan - Online system
that allow users to view and print pay slip.
Telemedicine allows doctors in separate locations to
conduct live conferences on the network
Telesurgery allows a surgeon to perform an operation on a
patient who is not located in the same
Medical website provides consumer health
Neural network is a system that attempts to imitate the
behavior of the human brain.
Simulation : Scientists may use computers for simulation of
• Tiny computers are embedded into human
body or organs to enhance health.
–Digital Magazine / e-magazine
–Digital Book / e-book
Online reservation system offer online reservation system
for people to book for car, flight or hotel.
Car navigation system (GPS) helps users to track routes
for specific location.
Electronic toll collection is a system that aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads by collecting tolls electronically.
Computer aided design (CAD) the use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.
Computer-aided maufacturing (CAM) is the use of computers to assist with manufacturing processes such as fabrication