Exam 1 Study Guide

Exam 1 Study Guide - Study Guide for Exam 1 ACIS 1504 Intro...

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Study Guide for Exam 1 ACIS 1504 – Intro to BIS This study guide is not intended to replace lecture, readings or assignments. The real value of the study guide comes from the process of evaluating and completing it. Resources: Using MIS pages 1-19 SimNet Chapter 1 – IS Basics Supplement 1: Information Systems Basic Concepts Course Introduction lecture (only the four slides following note taking instruction) IS Basics lecture Information Quality lecture You should understand the following topics: What is meant by IS, IT, BIS, o IS: Information System- set of systems that interact to produce info o IT: Information Technology- standards they are trying to comply with o BIS: Business Information Systems Functions of IS and recognize examples of each: input, processing, output, storage o Input: getting data from user o Processing: manipulating data o Output: Info from IS- environment o Storage: data at rest Two types of computers and recognize examples of each: single-, multi-user o Single User: laptop o Multi-User:Walmart (all are hooked up to same server) Five components of IS and recognize examples of each: hardware, software, data, procedures, people o Hardware: mouse, keyboard o Software: email, office, browser o Data: raw facts, songs on an ipod o Procedures: shuffle songs on ipod o People: users, creators, workers How to use the five component framework o Human side and computer side: try and get human jobs done with computers o People are hardest to change o MIS: management info system o Helps business achieve goals Categories of BIS and recognize examples of each:
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2010 for the course ACIS 1504 taught by Professor Jmlacoste during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Exam 1 Study Guide - Study Guide for Exam 1 ACIS 1504 Intro...

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