Evolution of Information Systems

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iopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcv Evolution of Information Systems Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow 12/10/2010 Mohammed Abdulaziz Alsoubaei
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FROM EDP to MIS When people began using computers in business, many aspects of computer processing appeared on the surface. The most known application until 1960 was Electronic Data Processing (EDP), which was based on classifying, manipulating, and summarizing data. Applications of this technology included transaction processing, accounting, and record keeping. Transaction Processing Systems These systems focused on handling business transactions and operational databases, and the results of these processing covered sales, inventory processing, and accounting data. Management Information Systems At the beginning of 1960, new technology was introduced for business computer users: Management Information Systems. The core purpose of these systems was to transform data into useful informative reports for managerial end users, and provide some sort of decision
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