ITM 220 Test 1

ITM 220 Test 1 - ITM 220 CH 1 System a group of components...

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ITM 220 CH 1. System- a group of components that interact to achieve some purpose (IS) Information System- a group of components that interact to produce information Five Component Framework Hardwa re Software Dat a Procedure s People Examples: Hardware- Computer Software- Microsoft Word Data- Words, Sentences Procedures- Methods used to start the program People- You (MIS) Management Information Systems- The development and use of information systems that help businesses achieve their goals and objectives. 3 Elements: Development and use Information Systems Business Goals and Objectives (IT) Information Technology- methods, inventions, standards, and products. Refers to raw technology, and concerns only with hardware, software and data components of and (IS). In contrast (IS) includes procedures, and people that produce information. Moore’s Law- The number of transistors on a chip doubles every 18 months. Has been essentially accurate over the past 40 yrs. In essence it states that the speed of a chip doubles ever 18 months. Strong Passwords-
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Has seven or more characters Does not contain your user name, real name, or company name Does not contain any dictionary word Is different from other passwords Contains upper and lowercase letters, #’s and special characters Problems with Strong passwords is that they are nearly impossible to remember CH 2. Business Processes- a network of activities, resources, facilities and information that interact to achieve some business function. Sometimes referred to as business systems. Activities- transform resources and information of one type into resources and information of another type. Resources- items of value. Ex. Case of milk Facilities- Structures used within the business processes. Factories
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ITM 220 taught by Professor Nelson during the Spring '08 term at Tampa.

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ITM 220 Test 1 - ITM 220 CH 1 System a group of components...

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