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Business Information System

Business Information System

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Published by: Atul Mehta on Jun 18, 2012
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© Prof. Hemant Thakar 
Chapter 2
Business based Information System:
Processes and
Business ApplicationThis covers the discussion on the importance of people, processes anddata in understanding computer bases.
© Prof. Hemant Thakar 
What Is Information Systems ?
Information systems are more than just computer programs.
Though information and communications technologies are playing anincreasing role in meeting organization's information needs, aninformation system is a much more general concept.
It refers to the wider systems of people, data and activities, bothcomputer-based and manual, that effectively gather, process, store andcirculate organization's information.
© Prof. Hemant Thakar 
Why information systems areImportant?
EG Chak De India and IPL
An understanding of the effective and responsible use and managementof information systems is important for managers and other businessknowledge workers in
global information society.
Information systems and technologies have become a vital component ofsuccessful businesses and organizations.
Information systems constitute an essential field of study in businessadministration and management, as they are considered a majorfunctional area in business operations.
© Prof. Hemant Thakar 
What You Need To Know?
Managerial end users need to know how information systems can beemployed successfully in a business environment. The important questionfor any business end user or manager is:
What do you need to know inorder to help manage the hardware, software, data, and networkresources of your business
,so they are used for the strategic success ofyour company?
© Prof. Hemant Thakar 
An IS Framework For Business Professionals.
People Resources (End Users And IS Specialists)Software Resources(Program And Procedures)Network resources(Communications media and Network Support)Data Resources(data And Knowledge Bases)Hardware Resources
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Computer-based Information System
An Information System is an organized combination of people, hardware,software, communication networks and the data resources that collects,transforms and disseminates information in a organization.
© Prof. Hemant Thakar 
$35,000 12 Units$12,000 J. JonesWestern Region$100,000100 Units 35 UnitsData ProcessingSalesperson: J. JonesSales Territory:Western RegionCurrent Sales: 147Units = $147,000
Data Information
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Information Systems
An information system(IS) is typically considered to be a set ofinterrelated elements or components that collect(input),manipulate(processes), and disseminate (output) data and informationand provide a feedback mechanism to meet an objective.
Input Processing Output
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