MIS Chapter 1 Part 1

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  1. Raw facts, such as an employee number, total hours worked in a week, inventory part numbers, or sales orders.
    Data
  2. A collection of facts organized in such a way that they have additional value of the individual facts.
    Information
  3. A set of logically related tasks performed to achieve a defined outcome.
    Process
  4. The awareness and understanding of a set of information and ways that information can be made useful to support a specific task or reach a decision.
    Knowledge
  5. The activity of gathering and capturing raw data.
    Input
  6. Converting or transforming data into useful outputs.
    Processing
  7. Production of useful information, usually in the form of documents and reports.
    Output
  8. Output that is used to make changes to input or processing activities.
    Feedback
  9. Predicting future events to avoid problems
    Forcasting
  10. A single set of hardware, software, databases, telecommunications, people, and procedures that are configured to collect, manipulate, store, and process data into information.
    Computer-based information system (CBIS)
  11. All the hardware, software, databases, telecommunications, people, and procedures that are configured to collect, manipulate, store, and process data into information.
    Technology infrastructure
  12. The physical components of a computer that perform the input, processing, storage, and output activities.
    Hardware
  13. The computer program that govern the operation of the computer.
    Software
  14. An organized collection of facts and information. 
    Databases
  15. The electronic transmission of signals for communications; enables organizations to carry out their processes and tasks through effective computer networks.
    Telecomunications
  16. computers and equipment that are connected in a building, around the country, or around the world to enable electronic communication.
    Networks
  17. The world's largest computer network, consisting of thousands of interconnected networks, all freely exchanging information.
    Internet

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