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Chapter 3

Chapter 3

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Management (MGT)
Chris Bovaird

Chapter 3 Information manager the manager responsible for the activities needed to generate, analyze, and disseminate information that a company needs to make good decisions Information management an internal operation that arranges the firms information resources to support business performance and outcomes Data raw facts and figures Information a meaningful, useful interpretation of data Information system (IS) an organized method of transforming data into information that can be used for decision making Electronic information technologies (EIT) IS application based on telecommunications technologies Fax machine a machine that can quickly transmit a copy of documents or graphics over telephone lines Voice mail a computer-based system for receiving and delivering incoming telephone calls Electronic mail (email system) electronic transmission of letters, reports, and other information between computers Electronic conferencing allows people to communicate simultaneously from different locations via telephone, video, or email group software Groupware a system that allows two or more individuals to communicate electronically between desktop PCs Data communication networks global networks that permit users to send electronic messages quickly and economically Internet a gigantic network of networks that serves millions of computers, offers information on business, science, and government, and provides communication flows among more than 170,000 separate networks around the world Internet service provider (ISP) a commercial firm that maintains a permanent connection to the internet and sells temporary connections to subscribers World Wide Web a system with universally accepted standards for storing, retrieving, formatting, and displaying information on the internet www.notesolution.com
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