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Unformatted text preview: Information System Mr. Anuranjan Citysearch is a leading online lifestyle guide with the most up-to-date information on businesses, from restaurants and spas, to hotels and retail. Citysearch helps people make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money by delivering trusted content, local expertise, and useful tools -- including 14.5 million business listings, over 600,000 user reviews, and ratings on over 2 million business locations nationwide. In March 2007, Citysearch expanded its coverage of local businesses by acquiring Insider Pages. With over 600,000 customer reviews from members across the U.S. and over two and half million people, InsiderPages.com was created to help people find the best local businesses through recommendations from their friends and neighbors. “Living” Online Information system Defined Information systems (IS), are combinations of hardware, software, and telecommunications networks that people build and use to collect, create and distribute useful information, typically in organizational setting Information System Data People Telecommunication Software Hardware Information System Data/ Information: The root & purpose of IS Information is a product of data. Davis & Olson have defined information as follows “Information is data that has been processed into a form that is meaningful to the recipient & is of real or perceived value in current or prospective actions or decisions” (MIS, New York: McGraw Hill 1985.) The relation of data to information Characteristics of useful Information “Having accurate, real time information is critical to business success.” ( Info Flow, Tom Polischuk, PackagePrinting; Jul 2008 ; ) Timeliness Adequacy Form The technology side of IS Does IS matter?Does IS matter?...
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