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Unformatted text preview: 1 Information Systems People Software Hardware Data Connectivity Information Systems The way to think of microcomputer is to realize that it is one part of an information system. There are five parts of an information system: •People •Procedures •Software •Hardware •Data Information Systems People The essential part of the system. The purpose of information systems is to make people, or end users more productive. 2 Information Systems Procedures The rules or guidelines to follow when using software, hardware, and data. They are typically documented in manuals written by computer professionals. Information Systems Software (programs) Provide step-by-step instructions to control the computer to convert data into information. Information Systems Hardware Consists of physical equipment. It is controlled by software and processes data to create information. 3 Information Systems Data Consists of unprocessed facts including texts, numbers, images, and sound. Information is data that has been processed by the computer. People The most important part of an information system. People are touched hundreds of times daily by computers. Examples include: • IT Works for You • Tips • Careers • Computing Essentials People...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course CIS 105 taught by Professor Mccarthy during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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