Class 01 - Introduction MIS 301-1.pptx

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Leadership INTRODUCTIO N TO MIS 301 CLASS #1 Introduction to Information Technology Management Bruce White
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Car Disrupts Horse Economy
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Disruptive Technology Examples?
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Common to all these products? They all have microprocessors
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Moore’s Law Number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every 18 months; as a result, the power of computing also doubles with ZERO additional cost
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How IT Changes Business Moore’s Law More IT Big Data Metrics Incentive s Automated processes record terabytes of data about products, transactions and PEOPLE!! Metrics = Measurements People pay attention to what you measure, so picking the right metric is key! Incentives change behavior, both in individuals and organizations.
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Evolution of Information Systems IT = Geeks in the basement IT important, business knowledge not too important IT creates important sources of business advantage IT is the business
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IT = Strategic Business Value It’s not about the technology—it’s about the INFORMATION Information impacts every business area IT adds e±ciency & competitive advantage – life blood of success
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MIS = Bridge Between Tech and Business Technical Skills Skills Business Skills Business Skills MIS
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Hardwar e Hardwar e Software Software Data Data Process Process People People Electrical Engineers Electrical Engineers Computer Scientists Computer Scientists Database Administrato rs Database Administrato rs IT Professional s IT Professional s “The Business” “The Business” How does IS Map to Job Titles? T h e S u it s The “Geeks”
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MIS Majors Create & Leverage IT Recent surveys show more professional opportunities in any feld except health care MIS oFers many career options, ±rom technical to design centric to
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