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Notes for Week of 8/17

by: Jordan Jarrett

Notes for Week of 8/17 MIST 2090

Jordan Jarrett
Introduction to Information Systems
Janine E. Aronson and Nikhil Srinivasan

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Detailed notes on material covered in lectures on 8/18 and 8/20
Introduction to Information Systems
Janine E. Aronson and Nikhil Srinivasan
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jordan Jarrett on Thursday August 20, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to MIST 2090 at University of Georgia taught by Janine E. Aronson and Nikhil Srinivasan in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 205 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Information Systems in Business, management at University of Georgia.

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