Assignment 3

Assignment 3:

What are the stages and technology drivers of IT infrastructure evolution?

• List each of the eras in IT infrastructure evolution and describe its distinguishing characteristics.

• Define and describe the following: Web server, application server, multitiered client/server architecture.

• Describe Moore’s Law and the Law of Mass Digital Storage.

• Describe how network economics, declining communications costs, and technology standards affect IT infrastructure.

ASSIGNMENT 4

What ethical, social, and political issues are raised by information systems?

• Explain how ethical, social, and political issues are connected and give some examples.

• List and describe the key technological trends that heighten ethical concerns.

• Differentiate between responsibility, accountability, and liability.