The Study of MIS.docx - The Study of People Technology and Organizations If you enjoy technology like iPhones Amazon Echo and Instagram you have what it

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The Study of People, Technology and Organizations If you enjoy technology like iPhones, Amazon Echo and Instagram, you have what it takes to study information systems. All you need is an interest in technology and the desire to use technology to improve people's lives. Many people think that MIS is all programming. However, programming is just a small part of our curriculum and there are many, many jobs in MIS where you do not program. Everyone who works in business, from someone who pays the bills to the person who hires and fires, uses information systems. For example, a supermarket could use a computer database to keep track of which products sell best. And a music store could use a database to sell CDs over the Internet. Information isn’t worth much if it doesn’t serve a purpose. MIS students learn how businesses use
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