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Computer Information Systems in Business
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Date Created: 05/01/16
Computer Information Systems in Business    Spring 2016    Chapter 1 Notes:  _________________________________________________________________________  This section’s moral of the story:  ● In a startup company(like StudySoup  teamwork is important. It’s not just about  following up on plans but finding solutions.  ● Collaboration, Abstract Reasoning, Systems thinking, Experimentation  ____________________________________________________________________________  Chapter 01: Management Information Systems  ● Moore’s Law ­ the cost of data processing, communications and  storage is essentially zero.  Who is Moore? Gordon Moore is Intel Corporation co­founder. He  says that “the number of transistors per square inch on an integrated  chip doubles every 18 months”.  $4000→ a fraction of a penny (1 cent)  Meaning? In 2010, there’s Google+, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.  ● Job security ­ Marketable skills are...  Reich’s enumeration of Non­routine cognitive skills  ● Collaborate  ● Abstract Reasoning: Don’t hesitate  ● Systems Thinking: Show how this one part relates to one  another  ● Experiment: Create & test new ideas.  Thanks to Moore’s Law, routine skills are outsourced.  ____________________________________________________________    Computer Information Systems in Business    Spring 2016    Chapter 1 Notes Continued  _______________________________________________________________________  Bottom line:  ● In a startup company(like StudySoup it’s about­­­  ● Collaboration, Abstract Reasoning, Systems thinking, Experimentation  ● ✓Access, Evaluate, Apply Information Systems to Business  ● ✓Job security  ● ✓MIS­related jobs will grow  ____________________________________________________________________________  Info Systems are not only for techies:  ● 5­component framework:  1. Hardware: Keyboard, Computer, monitor  2. Software: Word­processing system  3. Data: Words, sentences, numbers  4. Procedures: Start program, Enter info, print, save & backup  file  5. People:  ● Users of the system  ● operate and service computers  ● Maintain Data  ● Support networks  3 Elements to Management Information Systems  1. Management and use  ● Management= develop, maintain, adapt  1. Information Systems  2. Strategies  ● IS are developed to help people who work within a business(who sell, buy,  design, produce, finance, market, account, manage) achieve the goals/strategies  ____________________________________________________________     


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