IS 300 Midterm 1

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IS 300 Midterm 1
2010-11-02 00:25:43
Information systems

Review for IS 300
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  1. ** What does IT particularly deal with?
    Use of electronic computers and computer software to convert, store, protect, process, transmit, and retrieve information
  2. ** What is IT?
    Broad subject concerned with technology and other aspects of managing and processing information, especially in large organizations
  3. IT department **
    Division of company or university that deals with software technology
  4. ** IT specialists
    computer professionsals
  5. What is MIS (IS)? **
    A system that collects and processess data (information) and provides it to managers at all levels who use it for decision making, planning, program implementation, and control
  6. ** What is an information system comprised of?
    Componenets that collect, manipulate, and disseminate data or information, usually including hardware, software, people, communication systems
  7. What are the four roles of IS? **
    Functional support role, decision support role, strategic support role, performance monitoring role
  8. What is the connection view? *
    1970-1995, IT as a tool
  9. Immersion View
    1991-2011, IT as environment
  10. Fusion View
    2010-?, IT as fabric