An Executive's Guide to Information Technology

An Executive's Guide to Information Technology

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Assessing the most valuable technology for an organization is becoming a growing challenge for business professionals confronted with an expanding array of options. This 2007 book is an A-Z compendium of technological terms written for the non-technical executive, allowing quick identification of what the term is and why it is significant. This is more than a dictionary - it is a concise review of the most important aspects of information technology from a business perspective: the major advantages, disadvantages and business value propositions of each term are discussed, as well as sources for further reading, and cross-referencing with other terms where applicable. The essential elements of each concept are covered in a succinct manner so the reader can quickly obtain the required knowledge without wading through exhaustive descriptions. With over 200 terms, this is a valuable reference for non- and semi-technical managers, executives and graduate students in business and technology management.NAT servers can also act as security guards, taking a message from a user internal to the organization and then sending it out to an external site, ... Reference r T. Baumgartner and M. Phillips (2004). ... It connects together two or more network cables and makes them behave logically as though they were a single cable.

Title:An Executive's Guide to Information Technology
Author:Robert Plant, Stephen Murrell
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2007-05-17


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