828 Purposes of IS

828 Purposes of IS - Chapter 2 Purposes of Information...

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1 Purposes of Information Systems Pages 30 - 37 Chapter 2
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ACIS 1504 Today’s Objectives Define problem. Recognize that different information systems are needed to solve different problem definitions. Know the characteristics of decision making. Understand how information systems facilitate decision making.
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ACIS 1504 Not Worth It? As part of your new sales management job, your boss has assigned you to a team investigating the development of a Web-based customer support application. The team recently made a presentation to top executives. You happen to cross paths with one of them, your boss’ boss’ boss. He says, “I don’t think it’s worth it. It won’t generate any revenue, so why proceed?” 1. How do you respond?
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ACIS 1504 Purposes of IS To gain competitive advantage To solve problems To assist in decision making To comply with a directive
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ACIS 1504 Problem A perceived difference between what is and what ought to be. A good problem definition describes the
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ACIS 1504 taught by Professor Jmlacoste during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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