f2009.busmis.1060.midterm.review.handouts

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10/5/2009 1 BUSMIS 1060 – Introduction to IS Dr. Russ Robbins Seeing the Need Making It Happen Understanding the Language Using IT Recognize ways of using systems to increase efficiency, improve performance, and support innovation. Identify key technologies and vendors Locate activities and processes that would benefit from the application of information systems Evaluate the fit between business needs and system capabilities
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10/5/2009 2 Craft strategies for successfully applying information systems to create business value Make the business case for introducing a new system into an organization Identify the challenges that threaten the successful application of information systems Determine ways of mitigating the risks associated with system implementation efforts Understand key terminology used in the world of information technology Recognize and visualize the various systems used in organizations More effectively serve as a liaison between business interests and technologists Apply information systems in your own work to support more effective analysis, decision-making, and communication. Use key personal productivity tools Select the proper technology for your personal or departmental use Interact effectively with technology professionals and vendors
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10/5/2009 3 Seeing the Need Making It Happen Understanding the Language Using IS Seeing the Need Components of Information Systems Porter’s Five Forces Run/Grow/Transform Top vs. Bottom Line Making It Happen Making a Business Case Total Cost of Ownership Relational Databases Primary/Foreign Keys Entities Value Chain Business Activity Analysis & Opportunity Identification Understanding the Language Database Components Types of Information Systems Integrity Constraints Using SQL Select, From, Where Data Warehouses Using IS Project Assignments
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10/5/2009 4 Information Systems are complex systems that provide opportunities for creating business value (or that can be areas of potential problems potential problems) IS Technology Information systems consist of: People Information (i.e. data) Technology Information Systems are complex systems that provide opportunities for creating business value – or that can be areas of potential problems
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10/5/2009 5 Porter’s Five Forces Model – helps determine the relative attractiveness of an industry (or helps you analyze where you sit within an industry)
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10/5/2009 6 Run Increasing efficiency - optimizing execution of existing activities Grow Improving performance - increasing market Improving performance increasing market reach, product offerings, etc.
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