Information Technology Essentials: An Introduction to Information Technology

January 15, 2020 - Comment

This book is designed to be a survey of the essential topics of Information Systems. The material covers important topics that drive computing and information technology today. The book is broken down into sections that cover a survey of essential areas of information systems. These topics include: – An introduction and overview of computer hardware

This book is designed to be a survey of the essential topics of Information Systems. The material covers important topics that drive computing and information technology today. The book is broken down into sections that cover a survey of essential areas of information systems. These topics include:
– An introduction and overview of computer hardware
– How software is built by industry today using the software development lifecycle.
– Cloud computing and the services that are offered by the leading vendors on the market today
– Computer security and,
– The future of computing and more
This book is designed for anyone who wants to have more information about the information technology field and is ideal for someone just getting started. The book will give you a solid understanding of many of the concepts that drive one of the most important industries in today’s world.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Survey of Information Technology A relatively quick read (maybe a couple of hours if you do all of the exercises including the web setups) that will guide a novice through the basics of information technology. This is not a programming book, nor a complete “how-to” guide. Think of it more as an overview – some history, some of what is currently happening in the industry, and a look ahead to some of the larger trends that may have some staying power. Overall, it is written very conversationally and clearly. I could…

Anonymous says:

Misleading, insulting – for absolute beginners or IT luddites. This book is an insult to intelligence. The title is beyond misleading. I would give 0 stars if I could and am planning on returning it. It purports to be for “Information Technology Professionals”. As someone who is IT savvy but never studied IT, I wanted to fill some of the gaps I have in IT essentials. I haven’t found a single peice of useful information or anything that even approaches a technical description. It is repetitive and outdated, even though published in 2017. For a…

Anonymous says:

Very helpful Well written. Short and to the point. Explains fundmental concepts very effectively with drowning the reader in lots of technical jargon

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