MGTA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Enterprise Resource Planning, The Hershey Company, Firstline

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MGTA02H3 Full Course Notes
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Chapter 3: managing information systems and communication technology. Information management: an overview (pg 47 48) Managers now turn to digital technology as an integral part of organizational resources and as a means of conducting everyday business. ;072,471728-:83088,. 9;908 designing services, ensuring product delivery and cash flow, evaluating personnel, creating advertising are all linked to information systems. Information managers are responsible for the activities needed to generate, analyze, and disseminate information that a company needs to make good decisions. Information management 8,339073,4507,9439,9,77,30890172831472,943 resources to support business performance and outcomes. Data are raw facts and figures (e. g. the birth rate is rising slowly) The challenge for businesses is to turn a flood of data into information and to manage that. Information is interpreted data that is meaningful information to their best advantage. Information system (is) is an organized method of transforming data into information that can be used for decision making.