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BUSI1003 / IIMT2601

Study Guide by Dr. C K Lok

NOTE This study guide serves to provide with you a portal to read more about IT-related materials on the Web. Your reading must not limit to only these materials. You are strongly encouraged to read further both online and offline. This is also a dynamic document that seeks to stay up-todate.

BUSI1003 / IIMT2601 Study Guide

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1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4.

DIGITAL ECONOMY (I)


IT is everywhere and changing business Computer History Moores Law Future Technologies

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2.1. 2.2. 2.3. 2.4. 2.5. 2.6. 2.7. 2.8.

DIGITAL ECONOMY (II)


Future of Marketing Future of Accounting Future of HRM Future of Education E-Commerce in China and Around the World Doing Business Abroad The World is Flat (I) The World is Flat (II)

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3.1. 3.2. 3.3. 3.4. 3.5. 3.6. 3.7. 3.8. 3.9.

DIGITAL ECONOMY (II)


The World is Flat (I) The World is Flat (II) Windows-based PC Netscape Web Server Software SMTP HTML Open Source Software Initiatives Open Source Software Project Call Center Outsourcing Outsourcing Offshoring

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3.10. 3.11. 3.12.

BUSI1003 / IIMT2601 Study Guide


3.13. 3.14. 3.15. 3.16. 3.17. Supply Chain Management Insourcing In-forming Wireless Technologies Timeline of Communication Technologies 5 5 5 5 5

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4.1. 4.2. 4.3. 4.4. 4.5. 4.6. 4.7.

IT INFRASTRUCTURE (I)
Analog Vs Digital Signal Wired Transmission Media Network Topologies Good/Bad for Network Topologies Network Devices Ethernet Vs Token Ring Data Packet

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5.1. 5.2. 5.3. 5.4.

IT INFRASTRUCTURE (II)
History of the Internet Packet-switching TCP/IP, IP Addresses, and Subnets Domain Names in Hong Kong

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BUSI1003 / IIMT2601 Study Guide

1. Digital Economy (I)


1.1. IT is everywhere and changing business 1.2. Computer History 1.3. Moores Law 1.4. Future Technologies

2. Digital Economy (II)


2.1. Future of Marketing 2.2. Future of Accounting 2.3. Future of HRM 2.4. Future of Education 2.5. E-Commerce in China and Around the World 2.6. Doing Business Abroad 2.7. The World is Flat (I) 2.8. The World is Flat (II)

3. Digital Economy (II)


3.1. The World is Flat (I) 3.2. The World is Flat (II) 3.3. Windows-based PC 3.4. Netscape 3.5. Web Server Software 3.6. SMTP 3.7. HTML 3.8. Open Source Software Initiatives 3.9. Open Source Software Project 3.10. Call Center Outsourcing

BUSI1003 / IIMT2601 Study Guide

3.11. Outsourcing 3.12. Offshoring 3.13. Supply Chain Management 3.14. Insourcing 3.15. In-forming 3.16. Wireless Technologies 3.17. Timeline of Communication Technologies

4. IT Infrastructure (I)
4.1. Analog Vs Digital Signal 4.2. Wired Transmission Media 4.3. Network Topologies 4.4. Good/Bad for Network Topologies

Topology Ring Bus Tree Mesh

Good/Bad Good/Bad Good/Bad Good/Bad Good/Bad

BUSI1003 / IIMT2601 Study Guide

4.5. Network Devices 4.6. Ethernet Vs Token Ring 4.7. Data Packet

5. IT Infrastructure (II)
5.1. History of the Internet 5.2. Packet-switching 5.3. TCP/IP, IP Addresses, and Subnets 5.4. Domain Names in Hong Kong