Presentation on theme: "Managing Information Systems & Communication Technology By Thomas Hilton For My Friends in BSAD 101."— Presentation transcript:
Managing Information Systems & Communication Technology By Thomas Hilton For My Friends in BSAD 101
Topics OverviewDr. Hilton TechnologyDr. Hilton ManagementDr. Pratt Your Objective Connect IT with Business
Overview Why does business like IT? What is an information system? What’s the difference between data and information?
Overview Why Does Business Like IT? Cost Elimination –Worker –Process –Carrying Cost Cost Reduction –Efficiency –Productivity –Maintenance Cost Shifting –Inventory –Labor –Debt Profit Generation –Product –Service
Overview What is an Information System? Text –System for transforming raw data into information that can be used in decision-making IT Professional Intended Unintended Output Sensor Input Regulator Visual Aural Tactile Olfactory (Gustatory) Tactile Aural Visual Olfactory (Gustatory) Main Maintenance People Procedures Software Hardware InputInput InterfaceTransformationOutput InterfaceOutput ProcessProcessProcess Feedback Loop BoundaryEnvironment
Overview What is Data? Text –Raw facts and figures IT Professional –objective measures of traits of real-world objects
Overview What is Information? Text –Meaningful, useful interpretation of data IT Professional –Data aggregated and placed in context so as to be useful for decision-making
Information Technology Text VC Networks ERP CAD CAM MIS DSS ESS AI/ES DB SP AP MM LAN WAN WN C/S Name That Acronym!
Information Technology Professional IndividualWorkstation WorkgroupLAN EnterpriseWAN / Intranet E-CommerceExtranet/Internet
How to Meld These Views? Research & DevelopmentMarketingProductionAccountingFinance Human Resources Top Management Individual Workgroups Enterprise E-Commerce Middle Management Individual Workgroups Enterprise E-Commerce Lower Management Individual Workgroups Enterprise E-Commerce Non-mgt Professionals Individual Workgroups Enterprise E-Commerce Non- professionals Individual Workgroups Enterprise E-Commerce
Now, On To Dr. Pratt!
Matching Information Users and Systems
New Options for Organizational Design Leaner organizations More flexible operations Increased collaboration
Networking for Mass- Customization http://www.dell.com
Dr. Pratt’s “Take-away” Points Everyone uses IS and CT Users at all levels will look to you for support