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IST Exam 1 Study Guide IST- Bride creators and users of IT, example job is project manager CS- (Computer Science) Develop creators of IT, example job is a programmer MIS- (Management Information Systems) Develop better uses of IT Data- pieces of information that aren’t organized to mean anything Info- Data organized to have some type of meaning Knowledge- Info and data combined to convey understanding IT Architecture- A high-level map or plan of the information assets in an organization, which guides current operations and is a blueprint for future directions. IT Infrastructure- The physical facilities, IT components, IT services and IT management that support an entire organization. Information System (IS)- Collects, processes, stores, analyzes and disseminates information for a specific purpose Computer-Based Information System (CBIS)- An information system that uses computer technology to perform some or all of its intended tasks. Types Of Information Systems Functional Area Information System- Support the activities within specific functional areas. Example: System for processing payroll. Transaction Processing System (TPS)- Process transaction data from business events. Example: Wal-Mart checkout point-of-sale terminal Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System- Integrate all functional areas of the organization. Example: Oracle, SAP Interorganizational Information System- information systems that connect two or more organizations and support interorganizational operations such as supply chain management Example: Walmart Retail Link System connecting suppliers to Walmart Electronic Commerce Systems- Enable transactions among organizations and between organizations and customers. Example: Any online retailer (dell.com, amazon.com, etc.) Knowledge Workers - professional employees such as financial and marketing analysts, engineers, lawyers and accountants. They create information and knowledge about a specific subject area and integrate it into an organization.
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Management Information System (MIS) Function: Produce reports summarized from transaction data, usually in one functional area. Example:
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course IST 110 taught by Professor Walters,roberta during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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