IT Fundamentals I - Lesson 1

  1. Information Technology (IT)
    The management and processing of information using computers and computer networks.
  2. Google
    The de facto standard for search engine sites (
  3. Facebook
    The premier social networking site on the Web ( It enables individuals to communicate individually and connect as groups using various communications tools.
  4. Twitter
    A social networking and blogging site that allows individuals to communicate via short messages (
  5. Web site designer
    An individual who is responsible for the organization and appearance of a Web site.
  6. Web application developer
    An individual who develops primarily server-side Web applications.
  7. Web architect
    An individual who creates the overview plan of a Web site's development.
  8. Web site analyst
    An individual who analyzes Web site statistics to determine the site's effectiveness.
  9. dead link
    A hyperlink that, when clicked, sends a Web site visitor to a page or resource that does not exist on the server.
  10. Web site manager
    An individual who manages a Web development team.
  11. database administrator
    An individual who is responsible for the maintenance and security of an organization's database resources and data.
  12. scalable
    The ability for a system to function well when its workload is increased or hardware is added to meet user need.
  13. replication
    The practice of copying data from one source, such as a database, to another.
  14. server administrator
    An individual who manages and maintains network servers.
  15. network engineer
    An individual who manages and maintains a network infrastructure.
  16. security manager
    An individual who manages the security measures used to protect electronic data.
  17. security analyst/consultant
    An individual who examines an organization's security requirements and determines the necessary infrastructure.
  18. search engine optimization (SEO)
    The process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a Website by structuring content to improve search engine ranking. A specific activity of Internet marketing.
  19. SEO analyst
    An individual who determines the visibility of Web sites across multiple clients and search engines.
  20. Web marketing manager
    An individual who develops and implements plans to exploit the Internet for marketing and sales opportunities.
  21. PC repair technician
    An individual who installs, modifies and repairs personal computer (PC) hardware components.
  22. help desk technician
    An individual who diagnoses and resolves users' technical hardware and software problems.
  23. ontology
    The study of how a particular knowledge domain, or system, is organized. Anontology is the product of anontological study.
  24. Request for Comments (RFC)
    A document published by the IETF that details information about standardized Internet protocols and those in various development stages.
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IT Fundamentals I - Lesson 1
Lesson 1: Introduction to IT Business and Careers