Information Systems Terms - Information Systems Chapter One...

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Information Systems Chapter One Terms  Information systems  broader in scope than information technologies, but the two overlap in many  areas. Both are used to help organizations be more competitive and improve their  overall efficiency and effectiveness. Information Technologies support information systems and come in the form of the Internet, computer  networks, database systems, POS systems, and radio frequency identification  (RFID) tags. Offer many advantages for improving decision making but involve  some challenges, too, such as security and privacy issues. Computer Literacy is having the skills in using productivity software, such as word processing,  spreadsheet, database management systems, and presentation software, and  having a basic knowledge of hardware and software, the Internet, and  collaboration tools and technologies. Information Literacy is understanding the role of information in generating and using business  intelligence. Business Intelligence (BI) (holy grail) provides historical, current, and predictive views of business  operations and environments and gives organizations a competitive advantage in  the marketplace. Transaction Processing Systems (TPS) focus on data collection and processing, and the major reason for using them is  cost reduction. Developed in 1960’s for accounting. Management Information System (MIS) is an organized integration of hardware and software technologies, data,  processes, and human elements designed to produce timely, integrated, relevant,  accurate, and useful information for decision-making purposes. Plan, execute,  measure outcome. Decision Support System (DSS)
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course IS 3003 taught by Professor Rao during the Spring '08 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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