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Unformatted text preview: 1-1Information Technology’s Role in Business•Information technology is everywhere in business1-2Information Technology’s Impact on Business Operations1-3Information Technology’s Impact on Business Operations1-4Information Technology’s Impact on Business Operations1-5Information Technology’s Impact on Business Operations•Organizations typically operate by functional areas or functional silos•Functional areas are interdependent1-6Information Technology Basics•Information technology (IT)– any computer-based tool that people use to work with information and support the information and information-processing needs of an organization•Information technology is an important enablerof business success and innovation1-7Information Technology Basics•Management information systems (MIS)– the function that plans for, develops, implements, and maintains IT hardware, software, and applications that people use to support the goals of an organization•MIS is a business function, similar to Accounting, Finance, Operations, and Human Resources1-8Information Technology Basics•When beginning to learn about information technology it is important to understand–Information –IT resources–IT cultures1-9Information•Data- raw facts that describe the characteristic of an event•Information- data converted into a meaningful and useful context1-10IT Resources•Peopleuse•Information technologyto work with•Information1-11IT Cultures•Organizational information cultures include:–Information-functional culture –Information-sharing culture –Information-inquiring culture –Information-discovery culture1-12CHAPTER ONE CASEThe World is Flat – Thomas Friedman•Thomas Friedman describes the...
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