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About the Presentations The presentations cover the objectives found in the opening of each chapter. All chapter objectives are listed in the beginning of each presentation. You may customize the presentations to fit your class needs. Some figures from the chapters are included. A complete set of images from the book can be found on the Instructor Resources disc.
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Principles of Information Systems, Ninth 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, Ninth Edition 3
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Computers and information systems are constantly making 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, Ninth Edition 4
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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 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, Ninth Edition 5
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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, Ninth Edition 6
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Information systems must be applied thoughtfully and carefully so that society, business, and industry around the globe can reap their enormous benefits Describe some of the threats to security and privacy that information systems and the Internet can pose Discuss the expanding role and benefits of information systems in business and industry Principles of Information Systems, Ninth Edition 7
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Why Learn About Information Systems? Information systems used in most professions Sales representatives Managers Financial planners Indispensable for achieving career goals Principles of Information Systems, Ninth Edition 8
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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, Ninth Edition 9
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