ch08-pp - Learning Objectives Chapter 8 s Explain the...

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Learning Objectives – Chapter 8 Explain the importance of information and the characteristics of useful information. Distinguish between data and information, and identify the principal sources of data. Discuss the responsibilities of the chief information officer. Differentiate between operations information systems, management information systems, and decision support systems. Describe the four classes of computers. Describe the primary hardware components and transmission media of a computer network. Discuss four technology issues impacting today's workplace.
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Useful Information Must be accurate. Must be timely. Must be complete. Must be relevant. Must be concise. Must reach the right people, at the right time, and in the right form.
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Information Flow in a Typical Manufacturing Company Distribution Research & Development Marketing Accounting & Finance Purchasing Inventory & Control Customers Bank Government Vendors Finished goods Finished products New
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2009 for the course BADM badm taught by Professor Dr. during the Spring '09 term at Baptist College of Health Sciences.

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