CHAPTER 1 EXERCISES

CHAPTER 1 WEB EXERCISES

1. Throughout this book, you will see how the Internet provides a vast amount of information to individuals and
organizations. We will stress the World Wide Web, or simply the Web, which is an important part of the Internet.
Most large universities and organizations have an address
on the Internet, called a Web site or home page. The address
of the Web site for the publisher of this text is
www.cengage.com. You can gain access to the Internet
through a browser, such as Internet Explorer or Netscape.
Using an Internet browser, go to the Web site for this publisher. What did you find? Try to obtain information on
this book. You may be asked to develop a report or send an
e-mail message to your instructor about what you found. 

2. Go to an Internet search engine, such as www.google.com or
www.yahoo.com, and search for information about artificial
intelligence. Write a brief report that summarizes what you
found.
3. Use the Internet to search for information about a company
that has excellent or poor product quality in your estimation. You can use a search engine, such as Google, or a
database at your college or university. Write a brief report
describing what you found. What leads to higher-quality
products? How can an information system help a company
produce higher quality products? 

CHAPTER 1 CAREER EXERCISES