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Unformatted text preview: An information system is part of a business model, and IT is a general definition of information related to computers. Information system is just a small part of the wider information technology. One of the functions of an information system is to create operational excellence. To achieve this companies use information systems to cut waste, and to give upper management the tools to create high levels of efficiency, creating a system of high profits. Another function of information system is to serve the customers and suppliers. When a business serves their customers at a high level they are more than likely to do more business with their firm. Improved decision making is another function of an information system. This gives managers up to the minute information on customer complaints, network performance, and other tools that give them the best chance at making clear cut judgments. Without information systems all these functions would be harder to achieve....
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- Winter '11