Why Information Systems?
(cont.) Intensification of knowledge use in the traditionalproducts is increased. More knowledge and informationintense organizations have emerged.
Transformation of the business enterprise
The traditionalfirm is still hierarchical, centralized, structured, and set of specialists, depend on rigid division of labor, formal rules andplans. The new style is more towards decent., flexible set of generalists to produce mass-customization products, depend oninformal commitments and goals, flexible arrangement of teams, and customer orientation for task forces.
What is an Information System?
is an interrelated components that collect,process, store, and distribute information to support decisionmaking and control in an organization. (cont.)