8.1.2 Information Processes

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8.1.2 Information Processes

8.1.2 Information Processes

 

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21 Responses to 8.1.2 Information Processes

  1. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in the Word Processor on your PDD
    eg Pages, MS Word, Google Docs

    • 16sbu says:

      Collecting – Document title, Data entry through keyboard and mouse, Saving location.

      Organising – Spell Check, Bold, Italics, Underline, Strikethrough, Aligning images and text, indents, line spacing, Bullets and Lists, Fonts, Font sizes, Font colours, Add Tables, Shapes, Charts, Page setup.

      Analysing – Word Count, data in table, search.

      Storing and Retrieving – Save as and Open file functions.

      Processing – Converting Microsoft Word files into Pages files, Find and replace.

      Transmitting and Receiving – Print functions (transmitting pages files to printer and receiving printer information).

      Displaying – Having the text displayed onto screen for user to view

    • 16jn2015 says:

      Pages
      Collecting
      Data entry via the keyboard. The user inputs words onto the page.

      Organising
      Formatting the data via the various formatting tools. The user could, for example, centre the title.

      Analysing
      The find function, to search for a particular word. Also, the word count within the program.

      Storing & Retrieving
      The ‘Save As’ & ‘Open’ functions within the Pages allow the user to store and retrieve information onto their local hard drive. This is used if the user wants to save or open a document on their computer system.

      Processing
      Changing the font type.

      Transmitting & Receiving
      Sharing or receiving the document to another system via ‘Air Drop’.

      Displaying
      Having the text being inputed displayed on the screen for the user to view.

    • 16jco says:

      Name the software Application?
      Microsoft Office Word
      Name the function(menu item)
      The purpose of this software is to allow a user to type documents containing information in a simple and easy method.
      Describe the information process
      Provide example

      Collecting:
      Typing information through the use of of a keyboard or cutting, copying and pasting information
      Organising:
      The Word document sorts the text in lines which do not overlap with each other
      Analysing:
      Analysing the information being inputted checking whether it has correct spelling and grammar
      Storing and Retrieving:
      Microsoft Word allows the user to save a document as a .docx file which can then be retrieved to be edited again.
      Processing:
      Such processes as executing a spell check
      Transmitting and receiving:
      The word document is able to execute a printing process which sends information to be printed
      Displaying:
      Microsoft office word displays the text inputted into the document in a white box resembling a piece of paper.

  2. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Database software. DBMS (Database Management Software)

  3. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Spreadsheet software.

  4. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Graphics software.

    • 16jn2015 says:

      Photoshop
      Collecting
      Allowing the user to input a brush stroke via their mouse.

      Organising
      Organising the multimedia on different layers.

      Analysing
      Calculating the size of the file, for example when you are about to export the final product.

      Storing & Retrieving
      Storing is when the user is saving the file on their local drive, while an example of retrieving is when the user in inputting some multimedia into the file.

      Processing
      When the user is converting the ‘.psd’ file to an ‘.PNG’ while exporting the file.

      Transmitting & Receiving
      Sending the file to a printer through the network to be printed. A confirmation message could be received.

      Displaying
      Showing the output of all the layers in the preview window, so that the user can see what they are doing.

  5. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Desktop Publishing software.

    • tristfh says:

      Keynote
      Collecting:
      When data is inputed through the keyboard mouse and other files on the computer (Pictures/images)

      Organising:
      Moving/Positioning pictures. using the various tools available (e.g. add chart)

      Analysing:
      The preview slides option, word count and slide counter.

      Storing and retrieving:
      The save and open buttons or the importing of a template.

      Processing:
      Editing slide themes, formatting pictures changing word colours.

      Transmitting and receiving:
      Sharing slide show through different programs such as email and airdrop

      Display:
      Displaying any changes that the user has made to the slide shower on a computer screen.

  6. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Presentation, Authoring and Multimedia software. eg keyNote

    • 16sbu says:

      Keynote

      Collecting – Presentation title, Data entry through keyboard and mouse, Dragging pictures into presentation, Saving location.

      Organising – Spell Check, Bold, Italics, Underline, Strikethrough, Aligning images and text, indents, line spacing, Bullets and Lists, Fonts, Font sizes, Font colours, Add Tables, Shapes, Charts, Slide timing, Slide ordering and Slide themes.

      Analysing – Word Count, data in table, search.

      Storing and Retrieving – Save as and Open file functions.

      Processing – Converting Microsoft Powerpoint files into Keynote files, Find and replace.

      Transmitting and Receiving – Print functions (transmitting pages files to printer and receiving printer information), Pressing next for next slide.

      Displaying – Having the slides displayed onto screen for user to view, View presentation.

    • 16jco says:

      Name the software Application?
      Windows Live Movie Maker
      Name the function(menu item)
      To allow to production of media giving the capability of combining two or more clips together.
      Describe the information process
      Provide example

      Collecting:
      Typing in subtitles to be displayed on the bottom of the video
      Organising:
      The program will display the clips in the order they are inputted into the program but will allow the user to reorder the clips in their desired position.
      Analysing:
      The software analyses the video/clip and displays information telling of its length it also displays a thumbnail of the clip.
      Storing and Retrieving:
      The software saves the the video as a my movie project type which keeps information relating to the location of the different clips on the hard drive which can then be retrieved and information regarding the configuration of clips is stored.
      Processing:
      The program allows the user to execute commands such as splitting videos in half, creating merge effects and adding themes to to final clip.
      Transmitting and receiving:
      There is a functionality in the program which allows the user to upload their final video straight to youtube, an online video viewing website.
      Displaying:
      The program displays the video clips in segments and their order on the right hand side of the software window, on the left hand side there is a block which allows the user to view the video from start to finish with the current configuration of the clips.

  7. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Web Browser and Internet related software, e.g Social Media, eMail

    • 16an2015 says:

      1. Mail on the MacOSX
      2. The purpose of this software is to send and receive emails, its just a easy “go to” piece of software preinstalled on a Mac.
      3.
      Collecting – The collecting of data happens when you are typing the email.
      Organising – transferring an email from unread to read.
      Analysing – listing all the emails of your search.
      Storing and retrieving – Stores email in inbox
      Transmitting and receiving – Sending an email and receiving an email
      Displaying – Reading the email on you monitor.
      Processing – Drafting, spell checker, changing the status of email.

    • 16sbu says:

      Google Chrome

      Collecting – URL Bar, login details.

      Organising – Bookmarking, tabs and windows.

      Analysing – Search webpage.

      Storing and Retrieving – Caching websites, website history, back and forward buttons go to previous and next website, remembering login details (keychain).

      Processing – Developer tools, correcting spelling of searches.

      Transmitting and Receiving – Print functions (transmitting web pages to printer and receiving printer information), Receiving data from website.

      Displaying – Having the loaded website displayed for the user to view.

  8. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Gaming software.

    • Russell Walters says:

      #GONNaWORKONIT

      Collecting game Data, saving it and Loading Gamez

      Collecting –

      Organising –

      analysing –

      Storing and Retrieving –

      Processing –

      Transmitting and recieving –

      Displaying –

  9. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in Information Management software.
    eg oneNote, everNote, calendar, project management.

    • rowanstanley says:

      FUNCTION:

      Store and display event data, such as location, time, people and categorise events.

      INFORMATION PROCESS:

      COLLECTING:
      Information entered into calendar
      Date and details (e.g. Location, Who you are meeting) entered
      Choose the category (make different calendar categories)
      ORGANISING:
      Set Alerts
      iCloud Syncs for multi-device viewing
      Facebook Event Integration (If the event is on Facebook, it is automatically added)
      Australian events (Public Holidays etc.) synced onto calendar (Optional)
      ANALYSING:
      Check if data has changed or if the data needs to be changed.
      Check if Alerts are required for events.
      STORING & RETREIVING:
      Storing local events and retrieving events from iCloud and Facebook when a change is made.
      PROCESSING:
      Data can be viewed and edited at any time, on any device.
      DISPLAYING:
      Displaying the events in chronological order.
      Australian events (Public Holidays etc.)

  10. Liam Dunphy says:

    Describe the Information Processes that happen in mobile applications.

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