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Unformatted text preview: Information Systems Approach (chapter 19) o How all those parts connect and interact o Two main categories of ways you can categorize any system of communication o Loosely coupled systems Coupling attached some sort of connection Loose connection Filled with parts of things that can interact and do their own thing without impacting every other part of the system Redundancy Students within a university are very loosely coupled o Tightly coupled system Tight connection When something goes wrong, nothing can happen Student health Teaching staff Pit workers o Complex systems One decision at a certain time can effect that system months or even years later Ultimate failure of a system, you don't want people to die o...
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- Spring '08