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Table of contents 1. Information Systems in Business 2. Strategic Decision Making 3. E-business 4. Ethics and Information Security 5. IT architecture 6. Databases and Data Warehouses 7. Networks, Telecommunications, and Wireless Computing 8. Supply Chain Management 9. Customer Relationship Management  10. Enterprise resource planning and collaboration systems 11. Systems development 12. Project management and outsourcing Chapter Summaries  Chapter 1 - Information Systems in Business Chapter 3 - E-Business Chapter 3 is all about doing business on the Internet . The Internet has greatly affected how we do business in today's society,  creating entirely new businesses as well as changing the ways that existing businesses are operating. Internet knowledge and  how to run an on-line business has become a crucial part to success in the current business environment.   Chapter 1 Outline. 1. IPOD Economy 2. IT’s role in Business a. CIO b. CTO c. CKO d. CSO e. CPO 3. IT Success a. Efficiency Metric b. Effectiveness Metric c. Benchmarking 4. Porter’s 5 Forces Model a. Buyer Power b. Supplier Power c. Threats of Substitutes d. Threats of New Entrants e. Rivalry Among Exiting competitors 5. The Three Generic Strategies a. Broad Cost Leadership b. Broad Differentiation c. Focused Strategy 6. Value Chain Analysis a. Value Chain Analysis b. Value Chain Adds Value c. Value Chain Provides Framwork
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1. IPod Economy With the tremendous success of the iPod, Apple Computers Inc, as a company was back in business, generating tremendous revenues for the company. The iPod opened up the avenue for hundreds of iPod accessories, and Apple’s other related successful ventures of the iTunes music store and Apple iPhone. Apple and all the companies linked to iPod accessories created an iPod economy in billions of dollars. 2. IT role in Business : IT(Information Technology) is the technology that is used when managing and processing any information. Today, IT is used in almost all businesses and the success of IT is when this function is managed effectively, and by the right people. Many companies prefer to outsource this function versus having it in house. IT is what links the main functions of an Organization such as HR, Finance, Production, etc. Information technology manages and processes information, whereas information system is a business function that transforms data into useful information. Data are facts that are fed into an information system. Information is the meaningful output from an information system after it has processed the data. Business intelligence technology is used to gather and analyze information for managerial decision making in a company. Roles and Responsibilities of various officers of a company: A. CIO(Chief Information Officer)- Oversee IT, and ensure goals and objectives are being met.
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