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Unformatted text preview: 1-1Information Technologys Role in BusinessInformation technology is everywhere in business1-2Information Technologys Impact on Business Operations1-3Information Technologys Impact on Business Operations1-4Information Technologys Impact on Business Operations1-5Information Technologys Impact on Business OperationsOrganizations typically operate by functional areas or functional silosFunctional areas are interdependent1-6Information Technology BasicsInformation technology (IT) any computer-based tool that people use to work with information and support the information and information-processing needs of an organizationInformation technology is an important enablerof business success and innovation1-7Information Technology BasicsManagement 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 organizationMIS is a business function, similar to Accounting, Finance, Operations, and Human Resources1-8Information Technology BasicsWhen beginning to learn about information technology it is important to understandInformation IT resourcesIT cultures1-9InformationData- raw facts that describe the characteristic of an eventInformation- data converted into a meaningful and useful context1-10IT ResourcesPeopleuseInformation technologyto work withInformation1-11IT CulturesOrganizational information cultures include:Information-functional culture Information-sharing culture Information-inquiring culture Information-discovery culture1-12CHAPTER ONE CASEThe World is Flat Thomas FriedmanThomas Friedman describes the...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2010 for the course COMM comm 301 taught by Professor Ll during the Summer '08 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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