Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Information Systems. CHAPTER OUTLINE 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems? 1.2 Overview of Computer-Based Information."— Presentation transcript:
CHAPTER OUTLINE 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems? 1.2 Overview of Computer-Based Information Systems 1.3 How Does IT Impact Organizations? 1.4 Importance of Information Systems to Society
LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Begin the process of becoming an informed user of your organizations information systems. 2. Define the terms data, information, and knowledge, and give examples of each. 3. Define the terms information technology, information system, computer-based information system, and application.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES (continued) 4. Identify three ways in which you depend on information technology in your daily life. 5. Discuss three ways in which information technology can impact managers and three ways in which it can impact non- managerial managers. 6. List three positive and three negative societal effects of the increased use of information technology.
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Computer-Based Information Systems Hardware SoftwareDatabase Network Procedures People (Source: Nasonov/Shutterstock; Angela Waye/Shutterstock; alexmillos/Shutterstock; broukoid/ Shutterstock; Mike Flippo/Shutterstock
Capabilities of Information Systems Perform high-speed, high-volume numerical computations Provide fast, accurate communication and collaboration within and among organizations Store huge amounts of information in small space Allow quick, inexpensive access to vast amounts of information worldwide Interpret vast amounts of data quickly and efficiently Increase effectiveness and efficiency of people working in groups in one place or around the world Automate semiautomatic business process and manual tasks Table 1.3
E-Discovery Software (ITs About Business 1.3) http://www.blackstonediscovery.com/ http://www.cataphora.com/ http://www.clearwellsystems.com/ http://www.autonomy.com/www.autonomy.com Source: maxstockphoto/Shutterstock
Types of Information Systems Information Systems Inside an Organization
Types of Information Systems Information Systems Among Organizations
Types of Information Systems Breadth of Support of Information Systems Functional area information systems Enterprise resource planning systems Transaction processing systems Interorganizational information systems
Types of Information Systems (continued) Support for Organizational Employees Office automation systems Business intelligence systems Expert systems Dashboards
1.3 How Does IT Impact Organizations? IT reduces the number of middle managers. IT changes the managers job. Will IT eliminate jobs? IT impacts employees at work.