Final Exam Notes

Final Exam Notes - Week 1 Chapter 1 & 2 Identify...

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Identify information systems used in organizational departments. ERP’s, TPS’s(Transaction Processing Systems), Spreadsheets, Data Management, Graphics, Multimedia Explain how information resources are managed. Information resources are managed by the ISD (Information system department) and end users (Working together)- the ISD usually acts as the consultant to the end user as the company becomes larger and as it continues to grow, the ISD manager evolves into the CIO (Chief Information Officer) Describe roles of the information systems department. Traditional Major IS Functions Managing systems development and systems project management Managing computer operations, including the computer center Staffing, training, and developing IS skills Providing technical services Infrastructure planning, development, and control New (Consultative) Major IS Functions Initiating and designing specific strategic information systems Incorporating the Internet and electronic commerce into the business Managing system integration, including the Internet, intranets, and extranets Educating non-IS managers about IT Educating the IS staff about the business Supporting end-user computing Partnering with the executives Managing outsourcing Proactively using business and technical knowledge to seed innovative ideas about IT Creating business alliances with vendors and IS departments in other organizations
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