Data Processing: Made Simple, Second Edition presents discussions of a number of trends and developments in the world of commercial data processing.
The book covers the rapid growth of micro- and mini-computers for both home and office use; word processing and the 'automated office'; the advent of distributed data processing; and the continued growth of database-oriented systems. The text also discusses modern digital computers; fundamental computer concepts; information and data processing requirements of commercial organizations; and the historical perspective of the computer industry. The computer hardware and software and the development and implementation of a computer system are considered. The book tackles careers in data processing; the tasks carried out by the data processing department; and the way in which the data processing department fits in with the rest of the organization. The text concludes by examining some of the problems of running a data processing department, and by suggesting some possible solutions.
Computer science students will find the book invaluable.
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|Size: ||37.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Made Simple|
|Date published: || 1976|
|ISBN: ||9781483105246 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|