o Decision-making requires information and the necessary information
may come from organizational databases
o Information retrieval tools help you acquire information by providing
mechanisms for querying and reporting on
Decision making involves choosing alternatives. Making this choice
requires information about the alternatives
The Hardware, Software, and Media used to store, organize, retrieve
and communicate information is known as infor
Information Systems Final Exam Review
While deciding on a College Major the alternatives for decision making are:
Decision making process:
Identify and clearly define the problem
Determine requirements and
April 03, 2014 Notes
Case 16-Solver Scenario Manager Exact Notes and How to on Access
What tool do you use if you need to find the best or optimum solution involving 1 or more
variables with various value combinations?
February 04, 2014
Which of these are least likely to be true?
Facebook uses excel as its database
When should I use a spreadsheet?
Keep personal budget
Data in excel
Non-numeric data in excel is clunky
February 18, 2014
Spreadsheet models = very important!
What accounting statement do you need to get projected profit?
Revenue - costs = net income
April 01, 2014
Case 16 Data Validation- PMT Function- Data Table
What is meant by percentage cost of expense items?
Percent based on Total Cost
Used to prevent users from entering input data on a worksheet that do
February 11, 2014 Notes
Which is this? E-mail sent to instructor when a student adds class after semester
Which is this? Students can now see final course grade in icon before notice from the
February 20, 2014
Collaborative consumption & Sharing economy
Terms used to describe the appearances of the new market places where excess
capacity in goods and services can be shared using informational technology
Chapter Six: Analyzing information for Business Decision-Making
Good decision making requires
And the Skills and
to appropriately analyze the relevant information
Decision making can be seen as choosing alternative inp
February 25, 2014 & February 27, 2014
Case 6 Querying and Reporting
What is the architecture type?
Relational database architecture
What are three things that must be to set up a field in a table?
Name, Data, Size
January 30, 2014 notes
Flow Charts and Case 10 & Machine Age
Diagram that provides a logical description of a process or an algorithm
What did we talk about that is compared to a flowch
March 06, 2014
Chapter 4: Strategic Information Systems
Need to be used in order for competitive advantage
Being the first in your industry to develop a mobile app
DWOLLA, new type of IS that bet