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Applications of ICT
Key Terms
Personnel in ICT
April 20, 2015
Campion College, Jamaica
Class: IT 4A
Applications and Personnel
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Group Members: Thant Hoe, Maung Khant, Jared Lecesne, Amanda Lue, Christina Singh
Information and Communication Technology describes the equipment and use of equipment that allows one to access and work with data and information.

ICT plays an important role in various industries such as banking and manufacturing as it helps to make the work done more efficient. There are also several personnel involved in the application of ICT such computer operators and trainers, web designers and consultants.
Key Terms
Applications of ICT
Personnel in ICT
Computer Operator
Computer Trainer
Web Designer
Question Time
Key Terms
EFT allows the direct transfer, crediting and debiting of funds.
Customers can withdraw sums of cash and check account details from ATMs.
Fewer staff are needed and accounts can be accessed at any time online.
Purchases can be automatically made by debit
Many cheques can be processed by MICR.
Hardware Used:
Networking hardware for WAN e.g. cables
EFTPOS Terminals

Gives professional information and advice to clients in an organization.
Shows how to implement ICT in organizations depending on their needs.

Strong communications skills
Must have a degree relating to type of consultant such as computer sciences or software engineering.
Good explanations skills
Analytical mind


$45,000 - $135,000 USD per year
Software Used:
ATM software
Core Banking System
A special type of web developer that will mainly handle the aesthetics of a web page.
Creates the structure of a website. (The User Interface).

Strong communication skills
Organizational skills
Bachelors degree in web design
Must have a creative mind
Ability to work under pressure


$30,000 - $75,000 USD per year

Web Designer
Applications of ICT:
Many products are now auto-assembled by computers.
CIM combines CADD and CAM systems and allows them to exchange information.
CADD software creates precise 2-D or 3-D designs.
CAM systems, such as CNC machines help to make the same product repeatedly.
Computers are used to collect and use data in engineering (CAE).
Applications of ICT:
Hardware Used:
CNC machine tools e.g. Lathe
Software Used:
CADD specialized software
CAM specialized software
Computer Operator
Performs the hardware-based activities necessary for the operation of the computer systems.
Sets up the mainframe or server system to execute its many jobs.
Monitors the progress of the different jobs being executed by the computer and performs troubleshooting if any issues arise.
High School diploma or Associate's degree
Minimum 1-2 years experience
Strong Communication skills
Critical thinking skills
Time management skills
Familiarity with computer software and databases
$23,000 - $60,000 USD per year
Take Note!
Any Questions?
Key Words
Information and Communication Technology (ICT):
refers to any communication device, that usually offers real time communication.
the business conducted offered by a bank.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT):
a method of transferring money electronically, usually over a wireless medium.
Automated Teller Machine (ATM):
a machine that enables users to perform financial transactions, connected to their accounts.
Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS):
an electronic payment system that uses credit and debit.
Core Banking System:
a processing application for processing all transactions.
Web Developer:
a programmer who specializes in the development of applications of the world wide web.
Computer System:
is comprised of the software and hardware.
a high performance computer used for
a network computer that contains information and files that are shared with other computers within the network.
a method of problem solving used to repair failed products or processes.
a collection of organized information
Web page:
a hypertext document attached to the world wide web
User Interface:
a way by which the computer and its user communicate and interact.
Magnetic Ink Character Reader (MICR):
This reads magnetic ink codes on cheques as bank account details.
In conclusion, ICT is a very important aspect of many industries nowadays. It is applied to banking and manufacturing to increase efficiency.

ICT has also broadened the world of work. There are now more career options, such as: computer operator, computer trainer, web designer and consultant. These are all personnel involved in ICT.
Computer Trainer
Specializes in teaching about computer hardware and software.
Explains functions and roles of computer hardware and software components to students or inexperienced users.
Teaches students at educational facilities or employees at private businesses.
Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science
Strong teaching and explaining skills
Problem solving skills
$43,000 - $60,000 per year
the production of something on a large scale using machinery.
Computer Integrated Manufacturing:
the use of computers to control the manufacturing process
Computer Aided Design and Drafting:
software used to create 2-D drawings and 3-D models of physical components
Computer Aided Manufacturing:
software used to control machinery in the manufacturing of products
Computer-Numerically-Controlled machine tools:
tools linked to a computer system to make the design-to-make process more efficient
the tangible component of the computer.
: the intangible component of the computer.
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