Outcome: Information in Networks

What you’ll learn to do: describe the ways in which businesses can share information via networks, including cloud computing

Photo of a large tree in a forest that has snapped near the bottom and toppled over.

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is present to hear it fall, does it make a sound?  Likewise, if data is collected by an organization and no one knows it exists, is it really there? Well, of course the data is there, but how much is it worth if it can’t be shared? What if marketing collects data about consumer behavior, but there is no way to share that data with the research and development department that controls new product development? In this section you will learn how organizations share data using networks and cloud computing.

The specific things you’ll learn in this section include:

  • Discuss various options available to businesses for networking