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 Overview1-2•Data–A “given” or fact: a number, a statement, or a picture–The raw materials in the production of information–Raw data •Time-consuming to read•Difficult to understand•Information–Data that has meaning within a context–Raw data or data that have been manipulated or processed–Manipulated (Processed) data•Provides useful information•IS – Information System–A computer based system that collects, stores, and manipulates data.Initial Definitions1-3•IS Components–Hardware Resources–Software Resources–Networks–Data and Information–People Resources•IS team (IT professionals)–Manage and maintain IS, communicate with the users•Users (Business Users)–Various types of users –depending on the areas of use and levels of sophistication–E.g.: Naïve/parametric/push buttonuser VS. sophisticated end user•Trend –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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ISOM pwpt ch 1 - 1-1BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGYChapter One...

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