ISOM pwpt ch 1

ISOM pwpt ch 1 - 1-1BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGYChapter One:...

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Unformatted text preview: 1-1BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGYChapter One: Business Driven Technology Overview1-2DataA given or fact: a number, a statement, or a pictureThe raw materials in the production of informationRaw data Time-consuming to readDifficult to understandInformationData that has meaning within a contextRaw data or data that have been manipulated or processedManipulated (Processed) dataProvides useful informationIS Information SystemA computer based system that collects, stores, and manipulates data.Initial Definitions1-3IS ComponentsHardware ResourcesSoftware ResourcesNetworksData and InformationPeople ResourcesIS team (IT professionals)Manage and maintain IS, communicate with the usersUsers (Business Users)Various types of users depending on the areas of use and levels of sophisticationE.g.: Nave/parametric/push buttonuser VS. sophisticated end userTrend The two groups (IT professionals and Business Users) are becoming less and less separated. People that have good understanding of both...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ISOM 247 taught by Professor Jukic during the Spring '08 term at Loyola Chicago.

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ISOM pwpt ch 1 - 1-1BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGYChapter One:...

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