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COMM226CH1: INTRODUCTION TO IS & IT CAREERS+ CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR IT MAJORS-Program manager-System analyst-Network manager-Chief Information Officer-IS director-Information centre manager-Application development manager-Project manager-Systems manager-Opertions manager-Programming manager-Systems analyst-Business analyst-Systems programmer-Applications programmer-Emerging technologies manager-Network manager-Database administrator-Auditing or computer security manager-Webmaster-Web designer+ SUMMARY OF CHAPTER 1+(1.2) OVERVIEW OF COMPUTER BASED INFORMAION SYSTEMS-Data= are elementary description of things, events, activities, and transaction thatrecorded, classified, and stored but are not organized to convey any specificmeaning. They can be (numbers, letters, figures, sounds, and images)-Information= is data that have been organized in order to have meaning and value.-Knowledge = is processed information/ data to convey understanding, experience,accumulated learning, and expertise to apply on current business problems.-Computer based information systems= are information systems that uses computertechnology to preform some or all intended tasks. Although CBI are not allcomputerized. in todays world they are. Their components (HARDWARE, SOFTWARE,DATABASE, NETWORK, PROCEDURES-Information systems core capabilitiesPreform high speed, high volumenumerical computationsProvide high speed communications between organizations
Store huge data for easy access less spaceAllow easy less expensive access to huge amounts of dataInterpret vast amounts of data quickly and efficientlyAutomate both semi automatic business processes-Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems= are designed to correct a lack ofcommunication among functional area IS.-Transaction Processing system= support the monitoring, collection, storage, andprocessing of data from the organization basic business transactions. Each generatedata-Functional are information systems(FAIS)=Summarizes data and prepare reports,

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