Unformatted text preview: consumers and make business organization simpler. • What is the difference between IT and Information systems? Describe some functions of information systems. IT or Information technology is the hardware and software used to achieve objectives. Some examples of IT are disc drives, computers, and personal handheld devices, but IT also includes software such as Microsoft Office and the computer operating system. An Information system is a set of interrelated components that collect, process, store, and distribute information. Information systems are able to collect information or data and distribute to others. An information system inputs (or collects) data, processes (or converts) data, and output (or transfer data) to the relevant people. The people who receive the information must then provide feedback on the data he or she received. Certificate of Originality-Misty Charnesky...
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