Chapter-4 - Chapter 4 Managing the Information System...

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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-1 4 Chapter Managing the Information System Infrastructure Based on results of survey data from 2004, 70% of respondents had stolen key information from an employer Ibas - Data forensics firm, UK
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-2 Learning Objectives
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-3 Learning Objectives
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-4 Infrastructure Interconnection of basic facilities and services enabling the area to function properly
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-5 The IS Infrastructure Why there? o Fiber-optic network connectivity o Access to water for cooling needs o Cheap, uninterrupted power from a nearby hydroelectric dam Google’s newest data center – The Dalles, OR
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-6 The Need for an IS Infrastructure Businesses rely on IS infrastructure to support business processes, decision making and competitive strategy Business Processes o Activities that organizations perform to achieve business goals Core Processes Supporting Processes
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-7 IS Infrastructure IS infrastructure components include: 1. Hardware 2. Software 3. Networks 4. Data 5. Facilities 6. Human resources 7. Services
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-8 IS Infrastructure: Hardware Integral part of the infrastructure: o Computers o Networking hardware
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-9 IS Infrastructure: Hardware (II) Issues: o What technologies to choose o When to replace equipment o How to secure infrastructure o How to assure reliability o Etc.
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-10 IS Infrastructure: Software Software enables companies to utilize their IS hardware Issues: o Updates o Fixing bugs o Software licenses o Etc.
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-11 IS Infrastructure: Communication and Collaboration Help organizations to become powerful Enabled by networking hard- and software Also o Email servers o Communication software o Etc.
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-12 IS Infrastructure: Communication and Collaboration (II) Key issue o What types of communication technologies support the organization’s goals?
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Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World 4-13 IS Infrastructure: Facilities Need for specialized facilities, including: o Electricity o Cooling o Etc.
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4-14 Potential Threats to IS Facilities Key issues: o Where to house data centers, etc. o
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course MIS 330 taught by Professor Choobineh during the Fall '08 term at Iowa State.

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