INFS2001 week9 STUDENT 25Jul08

INFS2001 week9 STUDENT 25Jul08 - Learningoutcomes 1.

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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 9 /Slide 1 Communication   5. Confidently and coherently communicate, orally and in  writing, to a professional standard in major fields of study.  Ethical, Social &  Professional  Understanding   4. Work with people from diverse backgrounds with  inclusiveness, open-mindedness and integrity. Personal and Intellectual  Autonomy 3. Demonstrate a capacity to work independently including the  ability to plan and achieve goals.      Appreciate the economic, legal, social, ethical and cultural  issues in the gathering and use of information.     Manage, analyse, evaluate and use information      efficiently and effectively. Information Literacy . 2. Conduct research using archives, libraries, the web     and other sources of information Research and Inquiry 1. Identify, define and analyse problems and recommend  creative solutions.        Apply business theories and concepts to problems and  practice. Graduate Attributes Learning outcomes
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 9 /Slide 2 Learning Objectives 1. The nature, requirement and role of information 2. Design for input and output – the basics 3. Introducing the complexity of IS 4. Interaction a) Queries b) Data mining – OLAP Beyond data/information presentation Forms and reports are integrally related to DFDs and ERDs – can only use what you have!
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 9 /Slide 3 Data/Information Data are the raw facts relating to or describing an event Eg sale date, salesperson, sales item, store Data becomes useful when made meaningful (to a particular person or group of people) Data are aggregated and summarised eg total sales per week of an item, sales per day for each store Data Concerns: capture, verification, storage, retrieval and reproduction Information Needs a context & background (eg assumptions, experiences, culture & values) Question : 1213 what does it mean?
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 9 /Slide 4 Contextualisation Calculation Categorisation Condensation Data Information Condensed Summarised in a more concise form and unnecessary depth is eliminated Contextualised Why the data was collected Calculated Analysed data Categorised Unit of analysis Corrected Errors removed, data holes filled The five C’s that differentiate data from information
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 9 /Slide 5 Comparison How does information about this situation compare to other situations we have known Consequences What implications does the information have for decisions and actions Connections How does this bit of information relate to others Conversation What do other people think about this information The four C’s that transform information into knowledge
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INFS 2001 Business Information Systems Week 9 /Slide 6 Focus – the construction of information Understandability Whether a user presented with
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INFS2001 week9 STUDENT 25Jul08 - Learningoutcomes 1.

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