Introduction to Information Technology Assignment :Tesco

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Introduction to InformationTechnology1
Executive SummaryInformation technology plays very important role in today’s competitive world in order toachieve success at the market place. It has been analysed that there are various approaches withthe help of which company can enhance their performance and profitability. In the present reportchosen organization is Tesco which adopt numerous information technology within theirorganisation, so that it will create positive impact on the company. Intranet as well as internethelps in attaining goals of the enterprise in an effective manner.2
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................................3Literature Review........................................................................................................................3Identification of role of IT within organisation...........................................................................3Ethical and social issues.............................................................................................................4Networking technologies............................................................................................................5Importance of intranet and internet.............................................................................................6Stages of system development life cycle....................................................................................6Analysis & Discussion.....................................................................................................................6Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES................................................................................................................................63
INTRODUCTIONThe term information technology is related with use of computer systems, their overallmaintenance and development of software according to new innovations. This system is mainlyused for distribution and data processing. Data is evaluated as the information which is in rawform is converted into binary digits(Eason, 2014). The information which is stored is used foranalysis and reference of the research. The present report is based on Tesco which is dealing inretail industry and this is being used for evaluating and analysing the concept of Informationtechnology. This firm is operating as a public limited founded in the year 1919 by the owner JackCohen. The report reflects about Role of IT in the achievement and failure of businessorganisation, social and ethical issue. Furthermore, there is comparison carried out of amongintranet and internet, the stages involved in development of life cycle of systems.Literature ReviewIdentification of role of IT within organisationInformation technology is linked with collecting and processing the information at largeorganisation. The main role played by technology is transaction of data is made calmer, databaseis used for management of information, software is used in order to perform special functionsthus execute the working in smarter ways. The role of Information technology at IT is evaluatedbelow as:Flow of information:This is the main resource of the organisation in which there aresubjective, objective internal as well as external datagathered. The external data consist ofinformation which is gathered from the outside environment. Subjective implies the data whichis not known and the opposite is objective in which data is gathered which is known. The newtechnology helps in centralization of data from where the information can be easily gathered.Tesco is executing their business activities around 7000 different outlets around the world so it isessential for them to have a strong data base so that information can be easily available to theiremployees according to their needs and requirement(Kiran,Oudshoorn and Verbeek, 2015).With the help of information technology Tesco can easily execute their working thus makingtheir daily business operations easy and effective.Workgroup support:It develops an environment in which employees can easily sharetheir valuable information and also there is interaction with the members of the other department4
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