KET BENEFIT: This book personalizes the reader's learning experiences by relating a term or concept to their personal life using a manner that is consistent with everyday conversation. The new edition has been largely rewritten to strike a good balance between efficiency of presentation and content that holds the reader's interest and invites learning. Only concepts critical to general information technology (IT) competency are covered in order to provide the breath of topics necessary to the understanding that is applicable today and in the future.Information Technology in Perspective, Using the PC: Popular Productivity Software, Inside the Computer, Storing and Retrieving Information, Information Input and Output, Networks and Networking, Going Online, The Windows Environment, PC Software For the every Application, Computers in Society: Today, Computers in Society: Tomorrow, Information Systems, Developing Business Information Systems.For anyone interested in learning basic concepts for the PC.
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