Section 1 – Understand the purpose of information technology in a business environment
1. In relation to your current business environment (or one that you are familiar with), identify at least two different types of information technology that may be used when completing work tasks.
An email plays very important part in business environment. Without emails it`s would be very difficult to communicate, they allows to send a information, attachments like- documents, presentations, photos etc. Emails can be sent and received within seconds.
Another type of information technology is Microsoft Office package which includes well known programme – Microsoft Word which allows to write documents, Power Point allows to make presentations, Microsoft Outlook allows to receive and send emails and there are more of them like- Microsoft office Excel etc. All these and other Microsoft programmes allows finish tasks faster most of these are used within business environment and some may be used at home.
2. What are the benefits to businesses (and others) of using information technology for doing work tasks?
These days information technology is very popular and has loads of benefits. The benefits to business are that tasks are completed very fast with IT for example- documents and letters can be typed faster, internet allows to find anything these days so its saves us time for example- to sit in a library for all day. Also people within business environment can communicate faster, thro the emails, with the clients or other staff.
Another benefit is that information can be stored electronically it`s saves space and can be easily found.
Section 2 – Understand how to manage electronic and paper-based information
1. Explain the purpose of agreeing objectives and deadlines when researching information.
If possible, refer to specific examples from research tasks you have worked on to support your answer.
By agreeing objectives and deadlines you agree to...