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Computers and Information Technology
This program talks tech with a webmaster, a multimedia specialist, a computer-aided drafter/designer, aetwork/systems administrator, a cybersecurity expert, and a computer repair technician—a few of the people working with today’s high-end hardware and software to shape the present and create the future.
High-tech innovation has triggered an avalanche of new business opportunities. Module one of this program examines how information technology is changing the airline business in Hong Kong. In module two, the impa of the evolving Internet infrastructure on markets and business organization is discussed. In module three, tomato-growing in Iceland is a case in point for the way technological advances are allowing traditional industries to alter their production methods.
ICT in Organizations
Information and communication technology (ICT) is fundamental to the operation of any organization or company. But how is ICT specifically defined and what role does it play in business? In this program, experts wita lifelong understanding of digital technology discuss the ICT environment, the ICT needs that many organizations face, the importance of monitoring and evaluating ICT systems, and what the future of ICT might look like. Viewers will encounter a variety of visual metaphors that help to illuminate the interconnected world of digital communication and how central technology has become in 21st-century culture and commerce. An excellent resource for both students and professionals who are stakeholders in the ICT aspects of their organizations. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online.
ICT in the Real World: Skills for the Workplace
This program provides a comprehensive overview of the most common information and communication technology applications found in the business environment, and demonstrates how employees on all job levels can make thbest use of them. Some of the topics covered include naming, storing, backing up, and sharing electronic files; avoiding plagiarism and finding reliable sources when conducting online research; designing PowerPoint presentations; features of spreadsheets and databases; corporate branding in documents and presentations; understanding copyright and confidentiality issues; and even good health practices such as proper posture and resting the eyes. A viewable/printable worksheet is available online.