ADMS 2511 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Information System, Transaction Processing System, Business Intelligence

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ADMS 2511 Chater 1 Why should I study information system
Why should I study information systems?
o The informed User You
To become an informed user
Person knowledgeable about information systems and
information technology
Reasons
Get more value from technology they use
o Beefit oe fo ogaizatio’s IT appliatios
Udestad hat is ehid those appliatios
o Gai aility to ehae uality of ogaizatio’s IT
application with your input
o Keep you abreast of both new IT and rapid developments
of existing technologies
Users are key roles in managing IS function
Also helps entrepreneurs be informed of use of IT
o Offers career opportunities
Table 1.1 pg. 9
Demand for IT staff is substantial
Many well paid jobs exist in areas as Internet and e-commerce,
mobile, telecommunications, etc.
Information system consists of
People who design and build information systems
People who use systems
People responsible for managing systems
And CIO (chief information officer)
o Executive in charge of IS function
CIO
Works with CEO, CFO, and other executives
Atiely patiipates i ogaizatio’s stategi plaig poess
o IT manages information resources
Managing information system in modern organization si difficult
IS have enormous strategic value to organizations
IS are very expensive to acquire, operate, and maintain
Evolution of the management information system (MIS) function
within the organization
o End user computing computers located in all
departments and users
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Results division in responsibility between MIS
department and users
Division between MIT and users depends on
Size and nature of organization
Amount and type of IT resources
Org. attitudes toward computing
Attitudes of top management toward computing
Maturity level of technology
Amount and nature of outsourced IT work
Country it operates
Table 1.2 pg. 10
Overview of computer-based information system
Information system
Collects, processes, stores, analyzes, and disseminates
information for specific purpose
Data items elementary description of things, events, activities, and
transactions
That are recorded, classified, and stored but not organized to
convey meaning
Information data that have been organized to have meaning and value
to recipient
Knowledge data or information organized and processed to convey
understanding, meaning, and expertise as applied to a problem
Ex. Pg. 13
Computer-based information system (CBIS) information system that
uses computer technology to perform some or all of its intended task
Information technology components 4 basic components of
CBIS
o Hardware consists of devices (processor, monitor, etc)
o Software program or collection of programs that enable
hardware to process data
o Database collection of related files or tables
o Network connecting system that permits different
computers to share resource
o Procedures instructions for combining above
components to process information and generate output
o People individuals who use hardware, software, etc.
Figure 1.4 pg. 14
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o Study HARD this is important
Table 1.3 pg. 14 shows major capabilities of CBIS
o App computer program designed to support specific
task or process
o Types of CBIS
Table 1.5 pg 16
Learn more in chapter 8, 9
o Breadth of support of information systems
Functional area information systems (FAIS) supporting pillars for
information systems located at the business intelligence systems and
dashboards
In sales and marketing, managers use IT to perform the functions
o product analysis develop new g/s
o site analysis determine best location for production and
distribution facilities
o promotion analysis identifying best advertising channels
o price analysis setting product prices to obtain highest
total revenues
using IT in departments
manufacturing
o process orders, develop schedules, etc.
human resources
o recruiting, analyze applicants, and hire
two IS support entire organization
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system
o Designed to correct a lack of communication among
functional area of IS
o Integrates functional area IS via common database
Enhances communication
Transaction processing system (TPS)
o Supports monitoring, collection, storage, and processing
of data for particular functional area
o Collects data in real time and provides input data for
corporate database
Support core operation
Critical to success of any enterprise
Interorganizational information systems (IOS)
o IS that connect two or more organizations
o Best at managing supply chain
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