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Chapter 1 : Introduction to Information Systems Glossary Terms Application (app)  a computer program designed to support a specific task or business process Business Intelligence system  A system that provides computer-based support for complex, nonroutine decisions, primarily for middle managers and knowledge workers Computer based information systems  An information system that uses computer technology to perform some or all its intended tasks Dashboard (Digital dashboard)  A special form of IS that supports all managers of the organization by providing rapid access to timely information and direct access to structured information in the form of reports Data items  An elementary description of things, events, activities, and transactions that are recorded, and stored but are not organized to convey any specific meaning Database  A collection of related files or tables containing data Electronic commerce systems  A type of interorganizational information system that
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  • Spring '09
  • Jiu
  • Computer program

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