MIS -- Session 2

MIS -- Session 2 - Information Systems Dr. Z. Karake Click...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/3/11 Information Systems Dr. Z. Karake BMGT 301
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3/3/11 What Is an Information Information technology: the hardware and software a business uses to achieve objectives. Information system: interrelated components that manage information to: Support decision making and control. Help with analysis, visualization, and product creation. Data: streams of raw facts.
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3/3/11 IS not only technology Raw data from a supermarket checkout counter can be processed and organized to produce meaningful information, such as the total unit sold of dish detergent or the total sales revenue from dish detergent for a specific store or sales territory.
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3/3/11 Information Systems Are
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3/3/11 What Is an Information Activities in an information system that produce information; any systems is composed of four (4) components: Input Processing Output Feedback
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3/3/11 Functions of an IS An information system contains information about an organization and its surrounding environment. Three basic activities—input, processing, and output—produce the information organizations need. Feedback is output returned to appropriate people or
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3/3/11 88 The Components of an Information System
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3/3/11 99 Input, Processing, Output, Feedback Input: activity of gathering and capturing raw data Processing: converting or transforming data into useful outputs Output: production of useful information, usually in form of documents and reports
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3/3/11 Technology Dimension of IS IT Infrastructure: Foundation or platform that information systems built on Computer hardware Computer software Data management technology Networking and telecommunications technology Internet and Web, extranets, intranets Voice, video communications
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course BMGT 301 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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MIS -- Session 2 - Information Systems Dr. Z. Karake Click...

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