W09_MGCR331_Session_10_Exam_Review1

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Unformatted text preview: MGCR 331 – Information Systems IT Impacts on Organizations Session 10 Exam Review Mid-Term – distribution of topics Chapter 1: 1 class -> approximately 12%; 5 MC; 3 essay Chapter 2: 2 classes -> approximately 25 %; 8 MC; 5 essay Chapter 9: 2 classes -> approximately 25 %; 8 MC; 6 essay Excel: 3 classes -> approximately 35%; 6 MC; 4 essay Mid-Term - Content Chapter 1: Modern Organization; Web-based environment Opening Case: Google Concepts & Definitions Data, info, knowledge Architecture, infrastructure, platform, services Global, web-based platform Flatteners and their roles Business pressures Market, technology, societal/political/legal What they are; what impact they have Organizational responses Business pressures & IT Mid-Term - Content Chapter 2: Concepts and Management Opening Case Types of IS; components; major capabilities Breadth of support; level of support Competitive Advantage & SIS Porter’s competitive force model; how IT influence each force Business strategies (cost leadership, differentiation, focus or niche) Porter’s value chain NOT included IT to lower costs IT for better products IT and the productivity frontier IT impact on Organizations & employees Managing Information Resources Mid-Term - Content Chapter 9: Using IT for Decision Support Opening Case Decision-making process Problem structure & nature of decision (framework for computerized DM) BI, multidmensional data analysis, data mining DSS (components) Dashboards, data visualization Expert systems (components, structure) Neural Network, fuzzy logic Mid-Term - Content Excel (Tutorials 1 to 4, 3 assignments) Basics Functions- SUM, AVERAGE- IF, IF (nested), IF (conditional)- VLOOKUP- PMT- Goal Seek- Charts (line, scatter, bar, column, pie, etc.)- Pivot Table, Pivot Chart- Data Table- 3D referencing- Data validation- Solver How excel address business questions Types of analysis functions Mid-term Exam Mid-Term Friday February 6 th- 3:00-5:00pm Room allocation based on last name: this list is tentative and may change. Please check your WebCT and the announcements on the wall on the day of the exam BRONF: 422 AL-KH - NAZE BRONF: 179 O’DWY- WONG Bring: Translation dictionary No calculator, no book My Office hours: Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 or by appointment 3:00-4:00 pm on Thursday, February 5 th Office 402 Mid-term Exam...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2009 for the course MGCR mgcr-331 taught by Professor Addas during the Winter '09 term at McGill.

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