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PART A: MCQ Topic 1- Introduction to Info Systems: 4 Questions Make sure you understand the difference between IS and IT, and IS and CBIS, and context these types of systems are used, including inter-organisational IS (some concepts of which are cover in Topic 9: Supply Chain Management) and introduction to concepts such as data, information and knowledge (further expanded in Topic 3: Data & knowledge management). Topic 2 - Organisational Strategy, Competitive adv & IS: 3 Questions Get to know both Porter business models (i.e., Porter’s Value Chain model and Porter’s Competitive Advantage model)… not just the diagrams, but have a good understanding how each model works, how they inform each other and how they might inform the five strategies for competitive advantage. All three of these topics/concepts will help you with your Creating Business Value with IT task in Part D of the exam. Topic 3 - Data/Info & knowledge management: 2 Questions You should have a sound understanding around the conceptual differences between data, information and knowledge, as well as knowledge about information management technologies such as databases and data warehouses. Topic 4 - Telecommunications & networking: 2 Questions You are not expected to be an expert in Internet technologies however, you should understand the basic networking hardware and communication protocols used by the
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