This book provides a comprehensive and straightforward coverage of data processing and Information Technology. It is widely used as a course text on many professional and non-professional business and accountancy courses, and assumes no previous knowledge of the subject. Notes to the tenth edition: The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, and there is new material on the Internet, object oriented methods and RAD. Review comments "Excellent introductory text at an affordable price" Ideal for students with a non-computing background. 'Thorough and wide-ranging text'.