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UNCW MIS 213 - Information Systems

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CHAPTER 1CHAPTER OUTLINELEARNING OBJECTIVESLEARNING OBJECTIVES (continued)Chapter Opening CaseE-Mealz1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?The Informed User – You!Build Your Own Multinational CompanyDigital NomadsIT Offers Career Opportunities“Top Jobs” in AmericaManaging Information Resources1.2 Overview of Computer-Based Information SystemsPowerPoint PresentationComputer-Based Information SystemsCapabilities of Information SystemsApplication ProgramsE-Discovery Software (IT’s About Business 1.3)Types of Information SystemsSlide 21Slide 22Types of Information Systems (continued)1.3 How Does IT Impact Organizations?Ergonomic ProductsWhen ergonomics doesn’t workEnabling People with Disabilities to Work with Computers1.4 Importance of Information Systems to SocietyThe Robot RevolutionThe Robot revolution (continued)Improvements in Health CareChapter Closing CaseCHAPTER 1Introduction to Information SystemsCHAPTER OUTLINE1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?1.2 Overview of Computer-Based Information Systems1.3 How Does IT Impact Organizations?1.4 Importance of Information Systems to SocietyLEARNING OBJECTIVES1. Begin the process of becoming an informed user of your organization’s information systems.2. Define the terms data, information, and knowledge, and give examples of each.3. Define the terms information technology, information system, computer-based information system, and application.LEARNING OBJECTIVES (continued)4. Identify three ways in which you depend on information technology in your daily life.5. Discuss three ways in which information technology can impact managers and three ways in which it can impact non- managerial managers. 6. List three positive and three negative societal effects of the increased use of information technology.Chapter Opening CaseRobert F. Balazik/ShutterstockE-Mealz© Alex/iStockphoto1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?Yuri Acurs/ShutterstockThe Informed User – You!Homo Conexus You are the most connected generation in history. You practice continuous computing. You are surrounded by a personal, movable information network.© Voon Nam Fook/iStockphotoBuild Your Own Multinational Companyhttp://www.domystuff.com/http://www.globetask.com/http://www.guru.com/http://www.vworker.com/http://www.webgrity.com/http://www.b2kcorp.com/https://www.elance.com/© Alex Gumerov/iStockphotoThese examples were created in 2011. How many links are still ‘original’?Digital NomadsSource: Media BakeryThey may have location independence but do they have ‘time zone independence’?IT Offers Career Opportunitieswww.simplyhired.com September 4, 2011“Top Jobs” in AmericaMoney Magazine 2010Managing Information ResourcesTraditional Functions of MIS DepartmentConsultative Functions of MIS DepartmentExample: manage data centerExample: create business alliances© stockbrokerxtra/Age Fotostock America, Inc.Source: Howard Kingsnorth/The ImageBank/Getty Images, Inc.1.2 Overview of Computer-Based Information Systems© zu difeng/ShutterstockDataInformationKnowledge(Source: © janaka Dharmasena-Fotolia.com; Exactostock/SuperStock; uttamgurjar/Shutterstock)Computer-Based Information SystemsHardwareSoftware DatabaseNetworkProceduresPeople(Source: Nasonov/Shutterstock; Angela Waye/Shutterstock; alexmillos/Shutterstock; broukoid/ Shutterstock; Mike Flippo/ShutterstockCapabilities of Information SystemsPerform high-speed, high-volume numerical computationsProvide fast, accurate communication and collaboration within and among organizationsStore huge amounts of information in small spaceAllow quick, inexpensive access to vast amounts of information worldwideInterpret vast amounts of data quickly and efficientlyIncrease effectiveness and efficiency of people working in groups in one place or around the worldAutomate semiautomatic business process and manual tasksTable 1.3Application ProgramsAngela Waye/ShutterstockE-Discovery Software (IT’s About Business 1.3)http://www.blackstonediscovery.com/http://www.cataphora.com/http://www.clearwellsystems.com/http://www.autonomy.com/Source: maxstockphoto/ShutterstockTypes of Information SystemsInformation Systems Inside an OrganizationTypes of Information SystemsInformation Systems Among OrganizationsTypes of Information SystemsBreadth of Support of Information Systems Functional area information systems Enterprise resource planning systems Transaction processing systems Interorganizational information systemsTypes of Information Systems (continued)Support for Organizational EmployeesOffice automation systemsBusiness intelligence systemsExpert systemsDashboards1.3 How Does IT Impact Organizations?IT reduces the number of middle managers.IT changes the manager’s job.Will IT eliminate jobs?IT impacts employees at work.Ergonomic ProductsSource: Media BakeryWhen ergonomics doesn’t workWhen all else fails…….Enabling People with Disabilities to Work with ComputersComputer solutions available to Visually-impaired usersHearing-impaired usersMotor-impaired users© Harry Huber/Age Fotostock America, Inc.1.4 Importance of Information Systems to SocietyIT Affects Our Quality of LifeRobot Revolution on the WayImprovements in HealthcareThe Robot Revolution See video of ASIMO in actionSee ASIMO commercialSee video of ASIMO learningSee video of Big Dog robot in action© Stockbrokerxtra/Age Fotostock America, Inc.The Robot revolution (continued)• Industrial RobotsSee video of warehouse robots at work• Telepresence RobotsSee video of telepresence robot in actionImprovements in Health CareSee video of the pill cam in actionSee video of daVinci Surgical Robot See video of Laerdal Sim Man in action© Stockbrokerxtra/Age Fotostock America, Inc.Chapter Closing Case •The Problem•The Solution•The


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