HW1 - Purdue University, School of IE, Fall 2009 IE 332...

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Purdue University, School of IE, Fall 2009 IE 332 Computing in Industrial Engineering 1 Assignment No. 1 Due Date: Friday, September 4, 2009 Topic: Computing and Information Systems in Industrial Organizations Reading: Chapter 1. The Modern Organization Chapter 2. Information Systems: Concepts and Management TG 1. Computer Hardware (Optional) TG3. Protecting Your Information Assets Lab: Facility Layout Design Using AutoCAD (1) Knowledge Questions (know the answers, but do not submit.) a) What is the difference and what is the relation between “IT infrastructure” and “IT architecture”? Illustrate your answer in the case of an online travel agency. b) Understand the difference between: Data; information; knowledge; wisdom. Illustrate for microelectronics facility design. c) Understand the role of different IT solutions for different levels of an organization (Figs. 1.2; 2.1) and for interactions among organizations (Figs. 1.3; 2.2). d) What is the relation between CAD and CAE? In which functions are they different? The same? e) What is Concurrent Design? What are some of the main economic and social reasons for it? How does computing enable it? Could it occur without computing? f) After reading TG1, know the 10 questions and answers in the summary (pp. 345-6) and: (i) Identify the types of primary memory. (ii) What is the purpose of secondary memory? (iii) Explain three strategic issues that link computer hardware design to an organization’s strategy. (iv) Why should microprocessor speed be faster? (Explain at least 5 reasons.)
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