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INFORMATION SYSTEMS

INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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  1. This presentation will probably involve audience discussion, which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation • In Slide Show, click on the right mouse button • Select “Meeting Minder” • Select the “Action Items” tab • Type in action items as they come up • Click OK to dismiss this box • This will automatically create an Action Item slide at the end of your presentation with your points entered. INFORMATION SYSTEMS APPLIED MULTIMEDIAHIGHER

  2. Section 1a • Contemporary Uses of Multimedia Applications • How multimedia products are used in society today?

  3. Contemporary Uses of Multimedia Applications Three main areas: • Business (e-commerce, presentations, teleconferencing, collaborative working) • Training ( CBT, simulations) • Home ( entertainment, edutainment, shopping)

  4. E-commerce • Electronic commerce is the buying and selling of good or services through online transactions conducted over computer networks • B2B • B2C • C2C

  5. Requirements for E-commerce • A merchant account • Lets the seller to take payments from customers • Online shopping cart • Lets shoppers order good 24/7 • Transaction software • Used to actually deliver the money

  6. Examples of E-commerce • Booking Hotel reservations • Gleneagles Hotel • Online banking • Nationwide • Smile • Buying books or CDs • 101CD • Dorling Kindersley

  7. Presentations • A presentation is used to display information about a topic so as to inform the audience. The presentation can combine text, graphics, video and audio elements. • Educational lecture • Sales figures at AGM • Sales promotion

  8. Teleconferencing • Interactive communications between people in two or more locations • Includes audio conferencing and video conferencing • Saves time and expense of travelling to meetings • Microsoft Office Live Meeting • GotoMeeting

  9. Collaborative Working • This means work is undertaken by a group of people, not necessarily in the same location • Collaborative software runs on computer networks and allows people in different locations to work jointly on a project • Think Tank Video or Website • Web Ex

  10. Computer Based Training • CBT uses multimedia to teach new topics or provide an opportunity to practise new skills. • Common with new computer applications • Interactive learning at own pace • Widely used on Internet and web sites

  11. CBT Examples • Microsoft Training • Mediator Tutorial • BBC Bytesize • Driving Theory Test • Road Sign Test

  12. Simulations • A simulation is a multimedia application that uses graphics, photographs, sound and video to create a realistic representation of an environment • Used to allow users to experience, explore and understand the environment without the cost, danger or skills associated with the real thing

  13. Simulation Examples • Flight Simulators • Medical Applications on virtual humans • Learning to Drive (USA – drive on the right!) • Industrial control simulations • Sainsbury Bank • Going Green

  14. Home Entertainment • This area covers • the use of multimedia in computer games at home and online • video and audio on demand using broadband connections • Use of video phones and video conferencing

  15. Home Entertainment Examples • Mobile Phones • Online Games • TV/Video on demand • Film Previews

  16. Edutainment • This combines entertainment and education into one single experience • Makes learning experience more enjoyable

  17. Edutainment - Examples • Google Earth Home Page • Great Barrier Reef • Data Security • Yucky World • Panoramic Tours of Ljubljana

  18. Home Shopping • There are a number of ways to shop from home • Web sites • Catalogues on CD-Rom • Ebay