INFS2001 week1 STUDENT 4Jul08

INFS2001 week1 STUDENT 4Jul08 - Business Information...

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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 1 /Slide 1 Business Information Systems INFS 2001 Mark Borman Samantha Lee
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 1 /Slide 2 Why care about information systems What was the global IT spend in 2007 (Gartner estimate) Who spent the most on IT is 2007 - Commonwealth Bank or Qantas? How much did each company spend? What percentage of IT projects fail What proportion of businesses in Australia: Use the Internet Have a web presence Place orders via the Internet Receive orders via the Internet What is the total income derived from the Internet by businesses in Australia What proportion of children aged 6 to 13 in Australia own a mobile phone What was the value of the mobile broadband industry in Australia in 2007 (what is it forecast to be in 2011) Introduce to neighbour, agree and answer
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 1 /Slide 3 Why am I doing this unit? In case you are wondering, have a look at the following article which outlines the importance and impact of IT on business. This unit is designed to help you understand how a business works so that you can have the greatest impact through investing in IT. Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difefrence. By: McAfee, Andres; Brynjolfsson, Erik. Harvard Business Review , Jul-Aug2008, Vol. 86 Issue 7/8, p98-107 IT facilitates accelerated competition Design, automate and distribute best practice processes Doubling of productivity improvements Winners – and those who get left behind
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 1 /Slide 4 Course overview This unit is designed to help you understand the firm's information environment from the perspective of users, evaluators and designers and how business processes impact on the appropriateness of information system design. It will raise your awareness of managers' professional and legal responsibility for the design, operation and control of business information system applications, as it pertains to business events narrowly defined as accounting transactions. You will learn how to integrate both accounting and non-accounting functions to support the information needs of all users in a modern organization and how to mitigate risks associated with a loss of control. You will gain knowledge of approaches and methodologies used in design, including structured design, computer aided software engineering and prototyping. Essentially how to make the best use of IT to support your organisation’s objectives
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 1 /Slide 5 Course overview Mark Borman PhD IS (Strathclyde) Senior analyst Informed Sources (Mercer) Senior Consultant PwC Principal Analyst www.consult Strategy and Project Manager, E-LOAN Head eBusiness strategy, Acting Head Finance ABC Senior Lecturer, Sydney (2002) Samantha Lee Background in law and information systems Legal consultant in marine insurance industry Completing Ph.D Research interests are decision theory and advice formulation
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