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1803Lecture1

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Introduction to Information Systems
Information Systems
Information as an Asset
One of an organization’s most valuable resources
Data, Information, and Knowledge
Data:
Raw facts
Information:
Collection of facts organized in such a way that they have value beyond the facts themselves
Knowledge
Awareness and understanding of a set of information

The value of Information
Significance
The value of information is directly linked to how it helps decision makers achieve the organization’s goals
The use of information systems to add value to the organization can also give an organization a competitive advantage
Knowing the potential impact of information systems and having the ability to put this knowledge to work can result in a successful personal career, organizations that reach their goals, and a society with a higher quality of life
Information
Data
Expediting tasks
Direct use of common application software (word processing, spread sheets, data management)
Streamlining processes
Specifically developed application systems for different business areas (inventory system, library system)
Managing Information
Information drives the organization in an information-based society
How do computers help manage organizations?
Application components:
Screens, menus, databases
Technological components:
computer and telecommunication technology -this is the backbone
Hardware, software, telecommunications
Organizational Components:
Users, procedures
Components
A set of interrelated components that collect, manipulate, and disseminate data and information and provide feedback to meet an objective

Improved Decision making
Plans, Budgets, Resources...
IS and technology are enabling tools for new
Products, Services, Business Models
Customer and supplier intimacy
Serving customers well lead to customers returning, which raises revenues and profits
Benefit of a retail business linking sales records to contract manufacturer
Improvement in:
Efficiency
Productivity
Profitability
Operational Excellence!
Data
Facts
Information
Organized Data
Knowledge
Information Awareness
Characteristics of Valuable Information
Directly linked to how it helps decision makers achieve their goals

Valuable information help people perform tasks more effectively and efficiantly
Activities of an information System
Collect (Input)
Manipulate (Process)
Store
Disseminate (output)
Provide Corrective Reaction (Feedback)
Manual vs Computer-Based Information System
Instructor: David Tenjo
ACS 1803 - Spring 2018

Elements of an Information System
Enhanced Definition...
Set of :
hardware
,
software
,
databases
,
telecommunications
,
people
, and
procedures
:

That are configured to
collect
, store, and
process

data
into
information
to support required activities of an
organization

Fundamental Types of IS
Personal IS
: Improves the productivity of individual users in performing stand-alone tasks
Group IS
: Improves communications and supports collaboration among members of a work group
Enterprise IS
: Use by an organization to define interactions and information sharing among employees, and with external customers, suppliers, government agencies, and other business partners
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