MGTA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Graphics Software, Collaborative Software, Voicemail

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Managers now turn to digital technology as an integral part of organizational resources and as a means of conducting everyday business. Most businesses regard their info. as a private resource. Information managers: 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 rm"s information resources to support business performance and outcomes. 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. Is managers must rst determine what data is needed, then convert to information and control. Ow of information and make sure it only goes to ppl who need it. Relationship between is and organizations is fast changing (from processing payroll data to control purposes) Increased interdependence between a company"s business strategy and its is (to effectively support a strategy, systems software/hardware must be integrated)