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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition Chapter 1 An Introduction to Information Systems
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Principles and Learning Objectives The value of information is directly linked to how it helps decision makers achieve the organization’s goals Discuss why it is important to study and understand information systems Distinguish data from information and describe the characteristics used to evaluate the value of data Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 2
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Computers and information systems help make it possible for organizations to improve the way they conduct business Name the components of an information system and describe several system characteristics Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 3
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Knowing the potential impact of information systems and having the ability to put this knowledge to work can result in a successful personal career and in organizations that reach their goals List the components of a computer-based information system Identify the basic types of business information systems and discuss who uses them, how they are used, and what kinds of benefits they deliver Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 4
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) System users, business managers, and information systems professionals must work together to build a successful information system Identify the major steps of the systems development process and state the goal of each Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 5
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Information systems must be applied thoughtfully and carefully so that society, businesses, and industries can reap their enormous benefits Describe some of the threats that information systems and the Internet can pose to security and privacy Discuss the expanding role and benefits of information systems in business and industry Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 6
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Why Learn About Information Systems? Information systems used by: Sales representatives Managers Financial advisors Information systems: Indispensable tools to help you achieve your career goals Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 7
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Introduction Information system (IS): A set of interrelated components that collect, manipulate, and disseminate data and information and provide feedback to meet an objective Businesses: Can use information systems to increase revenues and reduce costs Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 8
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Information Concepts Information: One of an organization’s most valuable resources Often confused with the term data Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 9
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Data, Information, and Knowledge Data: Raw facts Information: Collection of facts organized in such a way that they have value beyond the facts themselves
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course CIS 310 taught by Professor Patterson during the Summer '11 term at NC Wesleyan.

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