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Chapter One

by: Dominique Butler

Chapter One BIS 1012

Dominique Butler
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This is on the Value of Information.
Intro Bus Info Systems
Kathleen Olivieri
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Date Created: 08/19/16
Introduction to Business Information Systems Chapter One Value of Information  Data: facts  Information: useful facts  Decision: information applied  Consequences of poor information quality? o EX: Spring Break  Wrong directions.  Didn’t actually book hotel.  China and India have more honor students than the US has students.  Information technology: hardware, software, and media used o store, organize, retrieve and communicate information.  Information system: the process of and tools for storing, managing, using and gathering of data and communications in an organization.  Make certain you understand the data  Data: raw symbols  Information: data that has been processed so that it is useful  Knowledge: information that is applied to a decision or action  Wisdom  Connectedness: info requires connecting data elements to give them context and meaning.  Usefulness: info that is interpreted and applied is useful, leading to knowledge  Info literacy o Know when info is needed o Be able to locate, evaluate and effectively use that info  Business uses of info o Communication o Support processes o Decision making  Some businesses also use info as a product.  Business process: o Set of coordinated activities that lead to a specific goal or outcome/  Info needed? o What products were ordered, Who the customer is, Where to ship the order, How much the products cost...etc.  Info and your career o Info systems careers focus on the design, building, support, or management of info systems o Info analysis careers make use these systems to retrieve, report and analyze info contained in the systems Reflection 1. Why is it important for business professionals to be information literate? 2. How does better information help business? 3. What impact do you think improving your information literacy skill will have on your career? 4. When did bad information or incomplete information lead to bad outcomes in your life? If you were facing that situation again, what would you do differently?


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