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1 Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 1 Welcome to … ADMS 2511 Management Information Systems, Session 2 . Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 2 Session 2 Learning Objectives • Examine information system (IS) components and interrelationships • Explain how IS links to competitive advantage • Identify and consider how IS support organizations and their structures • Describe and use Porter’s competitive chain forces model • Discuss and analyze cases and videos Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 3 Illustrating web site links • Let’s take a look at what the physical reorganization of a web system might look like Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 4 The relationship between hardware and software As hardware capabilities increase, software becomes more advanced which results in – expanding roles of information systems in business and management processes. – greater participation needed of end users and managers in information systems. Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 5 People, technology and decisions create IT (Text, Figure 2.1, p. 35) PODS: Provide an example of two jobs for each employee type. Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 6 Let’s look at grocery systems (see text p. 33-34, defining CBIS) Hardware: touch screens, laser scanners, integrated weighing equipment, portable hand-held scanners, products with radio frequency chips Software: product price look-up, bill calculation, integration to inventory systems Counting machines provide sorting and wrapping for a fee What is the role of database, network, procedures, people? Please purchase PDFcamp Printer on to remove this watermark.
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2 Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp 7 The Software Time Line 1950's-1960's: Data Processing (transactions and record keeping) 1960's-1970's: Management Information Systems (to support decision making) 1970's-1980's: Decision Support Systems (interactivity) 1980's-1990's: Strategic and End-User Support (end user computing, groupware, EIS, Expert Systems, SIS) 1990's-2000+: Internetworking and E- Commerce Moving on: terabytes of storage in a square inch and organic screens -> cereal boxes that know your name? Copyright I. Splettstoesser-Hogeterp
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