Understanding Information Systems and Technology

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Chapter 1

- Information systems today are ubiquitous

- Where data are raw unformatted symbols or lists of words or numbers, information is data that has been organized in a form that is useful.
-Information systems are described as the combination of people and information technology that create, collect, process, store, and distribute useful data.
- Other terms that can be used to represent the knowledge society include all of them
- Which of the following was not discussed as a common type or category of information system used in organizations? Web graphics
-What is meant by BYOD? The use of personal devices and applications for work-related purposes
-A website asking for your permission to send you a weekly newsletter is an example of opt-in
- Which of the following is not considered an intellectual property violation? All of the above are considered intellectual property violations
-Being computer literate, or knowing how to use the computer as a device to gather, store, organize, and process information, can open up myriad sources of information

Chapter 1

- Information: data that has been formatted in a way that is useful
- Internet of Things: a network of a broad range of physical objects that can automatically share data.
- Information system: a combination of people and information technology that create, collect, process, store.
- Info privacy: an area concerned with what information an individual should have to reveal.
- Computer fluency: the ability to independently learn new technologies as they emerge.
- Globalization: integration of economies around the world enabled by innovation and new technology
- Outsourcing: the moving of routine jobs or tasks to people in another firm
- Digital divide: the gap between those individuals in society who are computer.
- Intellectual property: creations of the mind that have commercial value
- Computer ethics: the issues and standards of conduct as they pertain to the use of information systems.

Chapter 2

- Automating
- Radical innovation
- Increasing operating cost
- Competitive advantage-being the subject of hostile takeover
- Innovation
- Disruptive innovation cycle
- Affiliate marketing
- Managerial
- Structured
- Value chain analysis: the process of analyzing an organization's
- Freemium: an economic system in which assets or services are shared between
- Managerial level: the middle-level functional managers focus on motion and controlling
- Value chain: the set of primary and support activities
- Disruptive innovations cycle: a model suggesting that the extent to which modern org
- Sharing economy: giving away limited versions of digital products.
- Platform: a business model that enables other businesses and users to co-create value
- Open innovation: innovation that uses markedly new or different tech to provide greater benefits
- Radical innovation: the process of integrating external stakeholders
- Operational level: bottom-level, day-to-day

Chapter 3

- Excepts: applications
- Not a consequence of lack of availability: loss of managerial oversight
- Workstations: engineering drawings
- Magnetic tape: archiving data

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