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Please note that this Assessment document has 5 pages and is made up of 4 Sections.
Name: Sylvia Pratt
Section 1 – Understand the purpose of information technology in a business environment
1. In relation to your current business environment (or one that you are familiar with), identify at least two different types of information technology that may be used when completing work tasks.
The two different information technologies used are:
2. Word Processing
2. What are the benefits to businesses (and others) of using information technology for doing work tasks?
Spreadsheet provides accurate calculation
Section 2 – Understand how to manage electronic and paper-based information
1. Explain the purpose of agreeing objectives and deadlines when researching information.
If possible, refer to specific examples from research tasks you have worked on to support your answer.
2. Identify the different ways of researching, organising and reporting information.
3a) For your own organisation (or one you know well), describe the procedures that need to be followed when archiving, retrieving and deleting information. Your answer should cover procedures for both electronic and paper-based information.
3b) When following the procedures outlined in Question 3a