IST 8100 Week 3 Analysis of Information System

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Running head: AXA HEALTHCARE ASSISTANCE 1 AXA Healthcare Assistance Wilmington University IST 8100 Summer 2014 07/26/2014
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AXA HEALTHCARE ASSISTANCE 2 Information system and its purpose An information system is a system that Provides the conditions for data collection, storage and retrieval Facilitates the transformation of data into information Provides management of both data and information. An information system is composed of hardware, software (DBMS and applications), the databases, procedures, and people. Good decisions are generally based on good information. Ultimately, the purpose of an information system is to facilitate good decision making by making relevant and timely information available to the decision makers. Description of company’s core business The core business of the company is to provide health and medical assistance and advices to the citizens of United States. The company redirects the potential patients along with their
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