Week 7: 3.2.1 An ICT System and its Components

This week we’ll be looking at the following topics:

What is ICT? (The use of technology for the input, storage, processing and transfer of data and the output of information.)
What is a system? (Any system involves input, processing and output.)
What is an ICT system? (ICT systems are those where the output from the system goes directly to a human being or into another ICT system.)
Any ICT system is made up of components. The components are: • people • data • procedures • software • hardware • information. > Notes and an activity to summarise are available here.

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