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Information Technology and Big Data
Information Technology: Topic Page
Office automation is the most widely implemented form of information technology and has had major implications for the organization and experience of clerical work.
Informatics: Topic Page
The application of computers and statistics to the management of information.
Big Data: Topic Page
Big data sets provide researchers with large amounts of information on many topics, ranging from demographics and psychographics to social networking statistics. These sets are often made usable and archived through data mining techniques.
Information and Knowledge
Information Literacy: Topic Page
The ability to access, manage, and utilize information to make decisions and solve problems.
Information Theory: Topic Page
Or communication theory, mathematical theory formulated principally by the American scientist Claude E. Shannon to explain aspects and problems of information and communication.
Knowledge Management: Topic Page
Knowledge management is based on the idea that companies should make better use of their existing knowledge
Technology in Education
From Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia
Philosophical thinking about technology in education, such as it exists, may be placed into three categories: substantive, instrumentalist, and pluralist.
From The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia
Online training delivered to personal computers over the Internet, with the advantage that classes can be taken at any time and in any place, so that students are able to learn at their own pace.
Data and Data Systems
Data encryption: Topic Page
The process of scrambling stored or transmitted information so that it is unintelligible until it is unscrambled by the intended recipient [...] It is also now used increasingly by the financial industry to protect money transfers, by merchants to protect credit-card information in electronic commerce, and by corporations to secure sensitive communications of proprietary information.
Database: Topic Page
In computing, a structured collection of data, which may be manipulated to select and sort desired items of information.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Topic Page
Geographic information describes the locations, characteristics, and shapes of features and phenomena on the surface of the earth.