Chapter_1-Intro and Systems Concepts

Chapter_1-Intro and Systems Concepts - ©2010 Francisco...

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Unformatted text preview: ©2010 Francisco Delgadillo© ©2010 Francisco Delgadillo© 1 Introduction and Systems Concepts Executive Roles in Information Technology CEO Chief Executive Officer COO Chief Operations Officer CFO Chief Financial Officer CIO Chief Information Officer • Manages Operations • Allocates Resources • Primary Consumer of IT within the Organization • Manages External Stakeholder Relationships • Sets Strategic Direction • Defines High Level IT Needs for the Future • Manages Accounting & Finance • Forecasts Needs and Secures Financial Resources • Allocates Budget for IT Expenditures Executive Roles in Information Technology CEO Chief Executive Officer COO Chief Operations Officer CFO Chief Financial Officer CIO Chief Information Officer • Manages IT Organization and Operations • Forecasts IT Needs from Business Strategy • Sets Direction for IT Architecture and Organization • Plans, Designs and Delivers IT throughout the firm Information Systems Today t Integrated with other Functions: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations t The more integrated, the more advantageous to increase knowledge on Computer-based Information Systems Why are Information Systems Important? t Information Systems is a major functional area important to business success (just as Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and HR) t Information Systems is an important contributor to operational efficiency , employee productivity , customer service, and customer satisfaction Why are Information Systems Important?Why are Information Systems Important?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course ISQS 2340 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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