Foundation of information technology is designed to provide a strong base for student on different aspect of information technology technology in an easy-to-understand and comprehensive manner. The main objective of the guidelines and objectives as laid. The Linux operating system and the open office (OO) suite.
- To encourage the use of open source software, such as GUN/Linux-based OS and the OO suite of applications
- To support the ministry of information technology, Government of India does initiative to encourage the use of BOSS Linux, which is an Indian vision of the GUN/Linux operating system comprise the OO suite.
Foundation of information technology has been written keeping in mind that the reader is a novice in the domain of IT. Consequently, IT fundamentals and concepts are explained from the very elementary level.
Convergence of technologies
Technological convergence, also known as digital convergence, is the tendency fo technologies that were originally unrelated to become more closely integrated and even unified as they develop and advance. For example, watches, telephones ,television, computers, and social began as separate and mostly unrelated technologies, but have converged in many ways into interrelated parts of a telecommunication and media industry, sharing common elements of digital electronics and software.
The 3Cs of technological convergence
It brings together the computing, communication, and content—and is a direct consequence of the digitization of media content and the popularization of the Internet. Media convergence transforms established industries, services, and work practices and enables entirely new forms of content to emerge.
Types of technological convergence
- Technological convergence: This occurs when the functions of different technologies are merged and interoperate as a single unit. …
- Media convergence: This refers to content that is made available through multiple forms, formats, and access points.