Chapter1-BCIS3610

Chapter1-BCIS3610 - and products; concerns only hardware,...

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Chapter 1- IS in the Life of Business Professionals What is an Information System? System - a group of components that interact to achieve some purpose information system - a group of components that interact to produce information Five component framework of computer hardware, software, data, procedures, people What is MIS? management information system (MIS)- the development and use of information system that help business achieve their goals and objectives Development and Use of Information Systems Everyone must have an active role. How does it differ from IT? information technology (IT )- refers to methods, inventions, standards
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Unformatted text preview: and products; concerns only hardware, software and data components How do successful business professionals use IS? The RAND comportation designed the internet. What new oppoutunities for US are developing today? Moores Law- the number of transistors per square inch on an intergrated chip doubles every 18 months How can you create a strong password? Strong password- 7+ characters; does not contain username; does not contain complete dictionary world different from pervious passwords; contains both upper and lower case with special charteristics What is this class about?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2008 for the course BCIS 3610 taught by Professor Koh during the Summer '08 term at North Texas.

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