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M.Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, September, 2008 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Industrial Engineering & Management) Time: 3hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. 2. What is systems analysis and Systems design? What categories of information are relevant to decision making in business? Relate each category to the managerial level and an information system. What is the system development life cycle? What is the user involvement in each phase? Discuss the characteristics of an interface in an online system. What are distributed processing systems? Explain the use of database for integration. How do you integrate across functional areas? Discuss the latest trends in data communication for MIS. What is an expert systems? Explain its parts. How are the expert systems useful in an organization for decision making? Explain the corporate planning for MIS. What are the issues related to centralization and decentralization of MIS? ****** Max. Marks:60

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