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Ch.1 1. What is MIS
2. What is the five component model
3. Difference between IT and IS
4. What is information?
5. What are characteristics of data?
- Just sufficient: shouldnt be unnesecarry data, just what is needed. Management needs time and must ignore data that carries no value - Worth its cost: costs to develop and maintain an information system, make sure that the information from data is worth the costs. 6. Routine skills - skills that everyone has and that can easily be outsourced Non-routine skills--skills that are more rare and highly desirable Non-routine skills: Abstract thinking ( learning to solve problems, find patterns, create theories and develop models), Systems thinking ( connecting the inputs and outputs of a system to develop an understanding of the whole. ex . beans to immigration, Collaboration ( important to learn how to give and recieve critical feedback), Ability to experiment ( make reasoned analysis of opportunities, envision solutions, evaluate possibilities) Chapter 2

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