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1 The Importance of MIS Chapter 1

2 1-2 "But Today, They’re Not Enough.” Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Reliability, honesty, integrity good but... GearUp needs employees with: –Abstract reasoning skills –Systems thinking skills –Collaboration skills –Experimentation skills

3 1-3 Study Questions Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Q1: Why is Introduction to MIS the most important class in the business school? Q2: What is MIS? Q3: How can you use the five-component model? Q4: Why is the difference between information technology and information systems important? Q5: What is information? Q6: What are necessary data characteristics? Q7: 2023?

4 1-4 Q1: Why Is Introduction to MIS the Most Important Class in the Business School? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Learn to assess, evaluate, and apply emerging information technology to business Gain marketable skills and perspectives Moore’s Law creates infinite opportunities for innovation

5 1-5 Moore’s Law Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

6 1-6 Consequences Moore’s Law Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall What happens when data storage and communications costs are essentially zero? –YouTube, iPad, Facebook, Woot.com, Pandora, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare –Cost-effective business applications of Facebook and Twitter –Companies using technology and techniques in ways never been seen before

7 1-7 What Other Cost Effective Business Applications of Facebook, Twitter, or Whatever Will Soon Appear? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Are Facebook’s “Like” and Twitter’s “Follow” applications cost-effective? Do they generate revenue worth and expense of running them? What about cloud apps? Someone in marketing, not in a technical field, must answer those questions

8 1-8 How Can I Attain Job Security? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall "The only job security that exists is a marketable skill and the courage to use it.” Any routine skill can and will be outsourced to lowest bidder Message: Develop strong nonroutine cognitive skills

9 1-9 What Is a Marketable Skill? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

10 1-10 Job Growth over the Past Twenty Years Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

11 1-11 Bottom Line of MIS Course Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

12 1-12 Q2: What Is MIS? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

13 1-13 Development and Use of Information Systems Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Business professionals need to: –Take active role in IS to ensure systems meet their needs –Understand how information systems are constructed –Consider users’ needs during development –Learn how to use information systems –Take into account ancillary IS functions (security, backups)

14 1-14 Achieving Strategies Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall MIS empowers users to achieve business objectives –Information systems exist to assist business people –Information systems exist to help achieve business goals and objectives

15 1-15 Q3: How Can You Use the Five- Component Model? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

16 1-16 Purpose of the Five-Component Model Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Understanding scope of new information systems Components ordered by difficulty to change and amount of disruption

17 1-17 The Most Important Component – YOU Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Quality of your thinking Change way your brain works Know how to use information systems Consider different low-tech versus high-tech alternatives Understand scope of new information systems

18 1-18 Using MIS InClass 1: Information Systems & Online Dating Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Match by using a proprietary algorithm (personality test)www.Chemistry.com (compatibility matching system)www.Eharmony.com (Test based on Duet)www.Perfectmatch.com Particular groups or interests

19 1-19 Q4: Why Is the Difference Between IT and IS Important? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Information technology (IT) 1.Products 2.Methods 3.Inventions 4.Standards  IT = hardware + software + data

20 1-20 Q4: Why Is Difference Between IT and IS Important? (cont'd) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall You can buy IT, but can never buy an IS! People require training, overcoming employees’ resistance to change, managing employees using new system  IS = IT + People + Procedures

21 1-21 Why Is the Difference Between Information Technology and Information Systems Important to You? (cont’d) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Avoid a common mistake: Cannot buy an IS –Can buy, rent or lease hardware, software and databases, predesigned procedures –People execute procedures to employ new IT –Requires training, overcoming employees’ resistance, and managing employees who use system

22 1-22 Q5: What Is Information? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall 1.Knowledge derived from data, and data are recorded facts or figures 2.Data presented in a meaningful context 3.Data processed by summing, ordering, averaging, grouping, comparing, or other similar operations 4."A difference that makes a difference"

23 1-23 Does this graph contain information? Where Is Information? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

24 1-24 Q6: What Are Necessary Data Characteristics? Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Data Characteristics of Good Information

25 1-25 Ethics Guide: Ethics of Misdirected Information Use Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Overhear a conversation between a real estate agent and the couple competing with you to purchase a condo. –Should you listen? –Should you use the information you hear? Receive same information through an accidentally sent to you. –Should you read the ? –Should you use the information to your advantage?

26 1-26 Ethics Guide: Ethics of Misdirected Information Use (cont’d) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall While selling computer software, a customer mistakenly sends you an internal that contains max imum amount they can pay. –Do you share the with others? –Do you notify the person who sent it? –Do you use the information or recuse yourself from the deal? –What’s the ethical thing to do? What’s the best long-term business thing to do? Explain.

27 1-27 Ethics Guide: Ethics of Misdirected Information Use (cont’d) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall A friend inadvertently s you personal medical data. You read the and learn embarrassing information about the friend. Your friend asks if you read the . – What should you say?

28 1-28 Ethics Guide: Ethics of Misdirected Information Use (cont’d) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Suppose you are a network administrator with unrestricted access to mailing lists. You insert your address into several lists and receive confidential information. One shows that your best friend’s department is going to be eliminated. –Do you warn him/her?

29 1-29 Ethics Guide: Ethics of Misdirected Information Use (Summary) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall How do you define “legal” and “ethical”? Can something be against corporate policy and still be legal? What is your personal policy about dealing with misdirected information? Did your thinking change as a result of this discussion? If so, how?

30 1-30 Q7: 2023 Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Most computers won’t look like a computer Computers-in-a-product –What will that mean to industry in general? –Who will be the winners and losers? Why go to class if you have a classroom in a “box” and get accredited degree?

31 1-31 Guide: Passwords and Password Etiquette Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Never write down or share your password Never ask anyone for their password Use “do-si-do” move

32 1-32 Creating a Strong Password Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Rules for strong password: –Use nine or more characters –Do not use your name or company name –Do not use complete dictionary word –Use a different password from previous passwords –Use both upper- and lower-case letters, numbers and special symbols

33 1-33 Five-Component Careers Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

34 1-34 Active Review Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Q1: Why is Introduction to MIS the most important class in the business school? Q2: What is MIS? Q3: How can you use the five-component model? Q4: Why is the difference between information technology and information systems important? Q5: What is information? Q6: What are necessary data characteristics? Q7: 2023?

35 1-35 Case Study 1: The Amazon of Innovation Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall

36 1-36 Amazon’s Business Categories Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Online retailing –Own inventory –Associates program –Consignment Order fulfillment Cloud services

37 1-37 Amazon (cont’d) Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall Operates on very thin margins Drives its employees incredibly hard Amazon Web Services (AWS) –Organizations lease time on Amazon’s computer equipment Sells order fulfillment services Elastic Cloud 2 (EC2)

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