32 terms

CIW IBA lesson 1 vocab

Information Technology (IT)
the management and processing of information using computers and computer networks
web site designer
an individual who is responsible for the organization and appearance of a Web site
web application developer
an individual who develops primarily server-side Web applications
web architect
an individual who creates the overview plan of a Web site's development
mobile application developer
an individual who develops Web sites and/or applications for mobile devices
web site analyst
an individual who analyzes Web site statistics to determine the site's effectiveness
dead link
a hyperlink that, when clicked, sends a website visitor to a page or resource that does not exist on the server
web site manager
an individual who manages a Web development team
database administrator
an individual who is responsible for the maintenance and security of an organization's database resources and data
the ability for a system to function well when its workload is increased or when hardware is added to meet user need
the practice of copying data from one source, such as a database, to another
server administrator
an individual who manages and maintains network servers
cloud computing
software, infrastructure and platform services that are hosted by a remote data center and provided to organizations or individuals over the Internet.
network engineer
an individual who manages and maintains a network infrastructure
security manager
an individual who manages the security measures used to protect electronic data
security analyst/consultant
an individual who examines an organization's security requirements and determines the necessary infrastructure
search engine optimization (SEO)
the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a Web site by structuring content to improve search engine ranking; a specific activity of Internet marketing
SEO analyst
an individual who determines the visibility of Web sites across multiple clients and search engines
web marketing manager
an individual who develops and implements plans to exploit the Internet for marketing and sales opportunities
PC repair technician
an individual who installs, modifies and repairs personal computer (PC) hardware components
mobile device repair technician
an individual who troubleshoots and repairs mobile device hardware components
help desk technician
an individual who diagnoses and resolves users' technical hardware and software problems
paradigm shift
a change from one way of thinking to another; a revolutionary transformation that is driven by agents of change
Moore's Law
the prediction that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits will double every two years
technology adoption life cycle
a sociological model that defines the demographic and psychological characteristics inherent in a population that describes the degree to which members of that population will adopt or accept a new
product or innovation
the study of how a particular knowledge domain, or system, is organized; product of an ontological study
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
develops specifications for intellectual, scientific, and technological activities
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
mandates that fundamental Web technologies be compatible with one another
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
develops Internet standards for the TCP/IP and Internet protocol suites
Request for Comments (RFC)
a document published by the IETF that details information about standardized Internet protocols and those in various development stage
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
creates Internet standards including those used on Ethernet and Wireless Ethernet
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
creates cabling and fiber-optics standards for use throughout the world