Learning outcomes

  1. Define ICT terminologies
  2. Use Packages to address societal needs
  3. Predict and explain implication of ICT to the society


Review questions

  1. How does application software differ from operating system software?
  2. Software or programs are designed to make users more productive. Discuss this statement.
  3. Describe the characteristics of software suitable for business information management
  4. Describe the following kinds of software programs
    • Custom software
    • Packaged software
    • Open source software
    • Freeware
  5. What are the three advantages of acquiring software through application service provider (ASP)?
  6. What is the function of spreadsheet software?
  7. Juma want to establish new business in Morogoro. Before investing in the business Juma wanted to conduct a study in order to know the market needs of his products.
    • Which software will he use
    • Develop at least three question in the questionnaire that he will prepared to collect preference of the product he want to invest
    • Describe how such questions will be entered into the research software before making statistical analysis