Exam 1 Notes - MIS 311F EXAM 1 NOTES 8/30/07 Life's...

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MIS 311F EXAM 1 NOTES 8/30/07 Life’s greatest journey begins with a single step Cleveland Instruction Tests You Cleveland Doctor of Philosophy UT 1998 Brain Injury Rehabilitation http://www.utexas.edu/features/archive/2004/Cleveland.html Registered clown Instruction Teaching is a performing art Management Information Systems An organized collection of people , procedures, databases, and devices to provide routine information to managers and decision makers Databases Sampling Simple Random Sample Stratified Cluster Hybrid Multistage Sample Randomness is very important Apollo 13 clip 9/6/07 “The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention” Handling the present: Transaction Processing Systems I.S. in organizations Information technology Info Systems (IS) Info Systems cycle Transaction processing system (TPS) Org. memory Decision support system (DSS)
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Understanding business processes Nothing happens until someone sells something Daily activities: alarm clock, covers, bathroom items Transactions Processing Page 474 Summary of TPS characteristics graph I. S. In Organizations See triangle from last lecture Understanding Business Processes **Chart isn’t in the book, make sure you have it** Electronic data interchange (EDI) Computers do all the communication Computer-aided design (CAD) Drawings Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) Cutting Computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) Putting together Business process improvement (BPI) Business process reengineering (BPR) Transactions Processing Batch processing Online transaction processing (OLTP) Point of sale (POS) transaction processing Example with wedding registry UPS bar code Example with temperature bar code Processing and Manipulating Transaction Data (Slide) Information systems and risk Demand risk Running out, having too many Innovation risk Innovation has the risk of failure Timing…too late or too soon Inefficiency risk Use of time
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Telecommunications System in which data or information are sent over some type of transmission medium
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