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14_ent_info_sys - Enterprise Information Systems October...

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Unformatted text preview: Enterprise Information Systems October 31, 2005 Jayakanth JK Srinivasan Overview Impact of Computing Deciphering the alphabet soup Role of Information Systems Case Study Product Data Management Challenges in Enterprise Integration http://lean.mit.edu 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology JK/October 31 st 2005 - 2 Complex Processing Circa 1949 http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/Gallery/Photo/People/HTML/E49-0053.html http://lean.mit.edu 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology JK/October 31 st 2005 - 3 Interesting Quotes "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." Western Union internal memo, 1876. "Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons. - Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. - Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943 "I have travelled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year. - The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957 "But what ... is it good for?" Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip. "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977 http://lean.mit.edu 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology JK/October 31 st 2005 - 4 From Data to Wisdom Data: raw material, unformatted information Information: processed data meaningful Knowledge: understanding relationships between pieces of information Wisdom: knowledge accumulated and applied http://lean.mit.edu 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology JK/October 31 st 2005 - 5 Deciphering the Alphabet Soup IT - s tructurally and operationally enable and facilitate information systems ITC - s tructurally and operationally enable and facilitate information systems AND communication IS - An organized combination of people, physical devices, information processing instructions, communications channels, and stored data that gathers, stores, uses and disseminates information in an organization http://lean.mit.edu 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology JK/October 31 st 2005 - 6 Components of an Information System Process Data People Information System Hardware Technology Software Telecom http://lean.mit.edu 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology JK/October 31 st 2005 - 7 Information System Usage Planning Horizon Long Term the organization, on changes in these objectives, on trategic Information Systems Management control is the process by which anagers assure that resources are obtained and used effectively and efficiently in the objectives anagement Information Systems Operational Planning and Control Tactical Planning and Management Control...
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