Unformatted text preview: 2. The difference between IT and information systems is that IT describes all the areas of technology and an information system is one part of technology. An information system is a very valuable tool that is used to take groups of data that are scattered throughout a business and explain exactly how they are related. With all the data stored and explained in a single computer program it is now accessible to anyone throughout the company without having to go to different departments. This of course is a computer program and must be ran by workers, but if ran correctly will save the company huge amounts of time, as well as gain production levels which will lead to increased revenue. An information system is a tool that is used daily in almost every company in the world in one form or another. Sometimes the system is so basic that we do not even recognize it for what it is, but the system is there doing its job....
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course IT 205 IT 205 taught by Professor Taylor during the Winter '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Winter '09