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Unformatted text preview: s’ relationships with citizens, businesses and other arms of government businesses, and other arms of government Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- The Information Systems Function in Business • Information systems department: systems department: • Formal organizational unit responsible for information technology services • Includes programmers, systems analysts, project leaders, information systems managers • Often headed by chief information officer (CIO), also headed by chief information officer (CIO) also includes chief security officer (CSO) and chief knowledge officer (CKO) • End-users: • Representatives of other departments, for whom applications are developed li Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- The Information Systems Function in Business • Small firm may not have formal information systems group • Larger companies typically have separate department which may be organized along one of several different lines: of several different lines: • Decentralized (within each functional area) • Separate department under central control • Each division has separate group but all under central control central control Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Types of Business Information Systems Organization of the Information Systems Function Syste There are alternative ways of organizing the information systems function within the business: within each functional area (A), as a separate department under central control (B), or represented in each division of a large area (A) as separate department under central control (B) or represented in each division of large multidivisional company but under centralized control (C). Figure 2-10 Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Types of Business Information Systems Organization of the Information Systems Function Syste B: A separate department under central control Figure 2-10 (cont) Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Types of Business Information Systems Organization of the Information Systems Function Syste C: Represented in each division of a large multidivisional company but under centralized control Figure 2-10 (cont)...
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