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Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems Information Age Jason Chen, Ph.D. Professor of MIS School of Business Gonzaga University Spokane, WA 99258 [email protected]
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TM-2 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems Is Computer Age Over ?
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TM-3 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems 100 Years ago. .. Today. .. Today. .. Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution changed the World changed the World Information Revolution!
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TM-4 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems 100 Years ago. .. Today. .. Today. .. Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution changed the World changed the World Information Revolution!
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TM-5 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems The Information Age vs. the Computer Age The Computer Age Time-sharing Computer 1960’s End of the computer age Beginning of the information age Interactive Computing Mini/Micro provide user with computer power (as of Mainframe) but with little cost Advances in telecommunications(link terminals/PC mainframe) Software advances in application packages (e.g. , DBMS, spreadsheet PC as DSS tool to access information stored in the center computer files to support management decision- making process.
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TM-6 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems Computer Age vs. Information Age Computer age refers to the love affair with hardware (and its speed of processing data) Information age refers to the trend toward treating information as a corporate resource that supplies executives with timely, accurate information for more effective decision making.
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TM-7 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems What is Information ? DATA Information is refined data . INFORMATION
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TM-8 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems Data vs. Information Users really want is Information What users can learn from the data how to satisfy their best customers how to allocate their resources most efficiently, how to minimize losses
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SYSTEM SYSTEM INPUT OUTPUT PROCESS FEEDBACK Dr. Chen, Information Age Dr. Chen, Information Age TM - 9
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TM-10 Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems System Concepts System Concepts Manufacturing Process Input of Raw Materials Output of Finished Products Environment Other Systems Control by Management Control Signals Control Signals Feedback Signals Feedback Signals System Boundary
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FUNCTIONS OF AN INFORMATION SYSTEM FUNCTIONS OF AN INFORMATION SYSTEM INPUT OUTPUT PROCESS FEEDBACK INFORMATION SYSTEM INFORMATION SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENT Customers Suppliers Customers Suppliers Regulatory Regulatory Stockholders Competitors Stockholders Competitors Agencies Agencies ORGANIZATION ORGANIZATION Dr. Chen, Information Age Dr. Chen, Information Age TM - TM - 11
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Dr. Chen, Introduction to Information Systems Information and our Life Information (and energy) are at the core of everything around us. Our entire existence is a process of
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