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Lesson 1 Objective


What is Information Technology (IT)? Refers to all aspects of managing and processing information
What are some of an IT job roles? designers, developers, architect, administrators, managers, analyst, engineers
PDF résumés are? Compatible across all computer platforms Not vulnerable to viruses Need PDF software
HTML résumés are? Posted as Web pages or sent as HTML-based e-mail messages Retain the formatting characteristics of a word-processing file
Paradigm shift? a change from one way of thinking to another
Moore's Law? an analogy for advances in technological
Technology adoption life cycle? the degree to which members of a population will adopt or accept a new product or innovation
Diffusion of innovation? Diffusion of innovation
Ontology? the study of how a particular knowledge domain, or system, is organized
Business ontology? describes the flow of information through a business hierarchy
Job Roles? Web site designer Web application developer Web architect Mobile application developer Web site analyst Web site manager Database administrator/ specialist Server administrator Network engineer Security manager
ISO? ISO develops technical specifications for intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activities worldwide.
W3C? The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is a vendor-neutral forum whose mission is to create Web standards and guidelines.
IETF? The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is an open international community of network designers, operators, vendors and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet
IEEE? The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) creates standards relating to various technologies, including those used on the Internet.
TIA? The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is responsible for creating various standards, including:
Created by: Nick2015