Unstructured data: blogs, text documents, PDFs, Voice
Structured data: what's in a database or spreadsheet
Common data mining tools:
Association detection-> (market put
products together or far away from each
Appendix A and Lab 1
1. Work in pairs. CompSys Inc. has configured following computer systems for two of their new
employees. Neither of the employees is too savvy when it comes to computer hardware and software.
The major components of comp
Threat of new entrants: high. There is very low entry barrier.
Rivalry: location-dependent. Intense in New York City, Boston; but not so much in suburban (less demand there too)
Buyer power: high. There are many substitutes. Typically, there is no loyalty
word wide web provides internet info. use a specific format
URL: the address of a resource on the web.
Domain name hosting/web hosting: a service allow owner to maintain website.
Html: links documents allow user to move another by clic
BSAD 141 Study Guide 1
Information Technology(IT)-technology-based tools that support info needs of an org
(software, hardware, etc)
Information Systems(IS)-coordinating IT with data, people, and processes to achieve
Study Guide * 4
Transactional Information-all info associated with a business process or specific unit of work.
(airline ticket/sales receipt/packing slip)
Primary purpose is to support daily operational tasks.
BSAD141 Study Guide 3
Web 1.0 (1991-2003)- Point and click, no interactivity, no creationread only.
Web 2.0- the next generation of internet usea more mature, distinctive communications
platform characterized by three
Networks and Telecommunications
Telecommunication systems: enable the transmission of data over
public or private networks.
Network: a communications system created by linking two or
more devices and establishing a standard methodology by which
they can c
Section 5.1: MIS infrastructures
I The business benefits of a solid MIS
MIS infrastructure: includes the plans for how a firm
will build, deploy (, use, and share its data,
processes, and MIS assets. -> A solid MIS
infrastructure can reduce
m the new era, big data willpower a
consumer products and services.
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