Monday, October 03, 2005

Definition of Terms

(1) What is “Business”?
A business is a human activity for social interaction. It can be either profitable or non-profitable.
(2)What is “Software”?
Software is computer programs in packages for business applications.

(3)What is “Business Software Applications”?
There for in this subject, BSA, includes programs that do real work for users. For
example, word processors, spreadsheets, and database management systems fallunder the category of applications software.

(4)What is "computer"?
A computer is a device that accepts information( in the form of digital ized data) and manipulates it for some result based on a program or sequence of instructions on how the data is to be processed.

(5)What is "data"?
Distinct pieces of information, usually formatted in a special way.

(6)What is "information"?
Information is stimuli that has meaning in some context for its receiver. When information is entered into and stored in a computer, it is generally referred to as data.


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