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216 terms
Infosystems
Data
information
Information Systems
Information Systems Components
facts that are recorded and can be accessed
data that is accessed by a user for a purpose ... *all informati…
computer based system that collects, stores, and manipulates…
Information Technology... Data and Information... People Resources
Data
facts that are recorded and can be accessed
information
data that is accessed by a user for a purpose ... *all informati…
95 terms
Infosystems - database and parts
Hardware
Processor
CPU
Motherboard
Both its internal physical parts and related external devices…
carries out the instructions of a computer program and is the…
the central processing unit, a computers processor, is the he…
A single printed circuit board where the processor is located…
Hardware
Both its internal physical parts and related external devices…
Processor
carries out the instructions of a computer program and is the…
24 terms
Infosystems Chap 7
LAN
Local Area Network
WAN
Wide Area Network
Local Area Network
Connects a group of computers in close proximity; allows shar…
Wide Area Network
Spans a large geographic area such as state providence or cou…
LAN
Local Area Network
Local Area Network
Connects a group of computers in close proximity; allows shar…
Infosystems Midterm
information systems
information technology
is IS the same as IT
data
interrelated technical personnel and organizational component…
computer hardware and software and network equipment
no
raw facts that have not been analyzed or summarized
information systems
interrelated technical personnel and organizational component…
information technology
computer hardware and software and network equipment
111 terms
Infosystems final
Information system
Hardware
Software
Decision Support System
composed of people and computers that processes or interprets…
Consists of computer equipment used to perform input, process…
The programs and other operating information used by a comput…
A decision support system (DSS) is a computer program applica…
Information system
composed of people and computers that processes or interprets…
Hardware
Consists of computer equipment used to perform input, process…
169 terms
Infosystems Final
Operational Effectiveness
Strategic Positioning
Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Fast-Follower Theory
Performing the same activities better than your rivals... - draw…
Performing different activites than your rivals or the same a…
Financial performance that consistently outperforms industry…
Savvy rivals watch pioneer's efforts, learn from their succes…
Operational Effectiveness
Performing the same activities better than your rivals... - draw…
Strategic Positioning
Performing different activites than your rivals or the same a…
76 terms
Final Exam - Infosystems
Network
Network Infrastructure
Computer Network
(Data) Transmission
a collection of computers linked by a transmission medium acc…
the hardware and software resources of an entire network that…
a group of computer systems and other computing hardware devi…
the physical transfer of data (a digital bit stream or a digi…
Network
a collection of computers linked by a transmission medium acc…
Network Infrastructure
the hardware and software resources of an entire network that…
24 terms
infosystems final
[Textbook] Just because an activity is…
[Textbook] What are some ways that inf…
[Textbook] How can heavy computer use…
[Textbook] In 2013, more than 1.6 mill…
True
a. Information theft... b. Identify theft... c. Cyberterrorism... d. A…
a. Repetitive strain injury... b. Capral tunnel syndrome... c. Text…
True
[Textbook] Just because an activity is…
True
[Textbook] What are some ways that inf…
a. Information theft... b. Identify theft... c. Cyberterrorism... d. A…
9 terms
History of Computers
Difference Engine
Napier's Bone
MARK I
Ipod
Inventor: Charles Babbage... Uses polynomial coefficients
Made of rods... Used for multiplication and division
As big as a gym... Used in WWII
Inventor: Steven Jobs... Invented in: 2010... Easy access to videos…
Difference Engine
Inventor: Charles Babbage... Uses polynomial coefficients
Napier's Bone
Made of rods... Used for multiplication and division
47 terms
Final Infosystems
Intranet
Internet
Extranet
Supply Chain
network that is not available to the world outside of the Int…
The World Wide network of computers accessible to authorized…
an Intranet that is partially accessible to authorized outsid…
Suppliers-->Manufacturer-->distributer/wholesaler--> retailer…
Intranet
network that is not available to the world outside of the Int…
Internet
The World Wide network of computers accessible to authorized…
Infosystems Quiz 3
Blog
Analystics
Transaction Processing System
Source Document
online journal that allows users to post their own comment, g…
Science of fact-based decision making
The basic Business system that serves the operational level a…
original transaction record
Blog
online journal that allows users to post their own comment, g…
Analystics
Science of fact-based decision making
129 terms
infosystems final 2016
When deciding on a college major the a…
What type of systems tend to make stru…
Which phase in decision making is the…
What is the REAL problem facing the wo…
b) different majors
a) TPS & b) MIS
a) defining the problem
c) centralization of power
When deciding on a college major the a…
b) different majors
What type of systems tend to make stru…
a) TPS & b) MIS
46 terms
Infosystems ch. 4
Information security
Threat
Exposure
Vulnerability
All of the processes and policies designed to protect an orga…
Any danger that an information resource may be exposed to
the harm, loss, or damage that can result if a threat comprom…
The possibility that a system will be harmed by a threat
Information security
All of the processes and policies designed to protect an orga…
Threat
Any danger that an information resource may be exposed to
52 terms
Infosystems Ch. 6
computer netwoek
Bandwidth
Broadband
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
a system that connects computers and other devices via commun…
The transmission capacity of a network; stated in bits per se…
the transmission capacity of a communications medium faster t…
A type of broadband
computer netwoek
a system that connects computers and other devices via commun…
Bandwidth
The transmission capacity of a network; stated in bits per se…
53 terms
Infosystems 6-7
Data Quality
Data Quality Characteristics
Accuracy
Uniqueness
High quality if data correctly and non-ambiguously reflects t…
Accuracy... Uniqueness... Completeness... Consistency... Timeliness... Confo…
the extent to which data correctly reflects the real-world in…
requires each real-world instance to be represented only once…
Data Quality
High quality if data correctly and non-ambiguously reflects t…
Data Quality Characteristics
Accuracy... Uniqueness... Completeness... Consistency... Timeliness... Confo…
8 terms
Information Systems Lecture 10
Value Chain
Value Chain analysis
Critical success factors
Priority Matrix
A set of activities that an organization must perform to cond…
is the process of identifying these activities
list of a few important considerations that must be achieved…
High to low matrix based on returns and ease of implementatio…
Value Chain
A set of activities that an organization must perform to cond…
Value Chain analysis
is the process of identifying these activities
5 terms
Information Systems Lecture 2
Flowchart
Algorithm
Flowchart Symbols
Function
a diagram that provides a logical description of an algorithm
step-by-step procedure
1. Square = Step/Task (take order)... 2. Diamond = Decision ... (Is…
Provides an output for one or more inputs.... A function is impl…
Flowchart
a diagram that provides a logical description of an algorithm
Algorithm
step-by-step procedure
6 terms
Information Systems Lecture 13
Data Validation
Calculating monthly payment for 30 yea…
One variable data table
Solver
used to prevent users from entering input data on a worksheet…
PMT(B10/12, A10*12,A5)
allows you to compute the result of a formula for various val…
add-in program in Excel that can be used to find inputs (deci…
Data Validation
used to prevent users from entering input data on a worksheet…
Calculating monthly payment for 30 yea…
PMT(B10/12, A10*12,A5)
11 terms
Information Systems Lecture 22
virus coders today can earn money
Security Goals (5)
Security Controls
User Profiles
by selling access to infected computers
Confidentiality - making information can only be accessed by…
Preventive - stop or limit the security threat from happening…
identification and a set of privileges to access only what th…
virus coders today can earn money
by selling access to infected computers
Security Goals (5)
Confidentiality - making information can only be accessed by…
82 terms
Infosystems 1-4
The hardware basics for managers?
Which of the following devices are mos…
Manager hardware basics: Input
Manager hardware basics: Processing
Goal: need to make cost-effective decisions, practical choice…
Personal Computer (PC)- Mac Pro... Tablet- Ipad... Smart phone- mot…
Mouse, Keyboard, Scanner, UPC Reader, Microphone
CPU, Main Memory, Special function Cards
The hardware basics for managers?
Goal: need to make cost-effective decisions, practical choice…
Which of the following devices are mos…
Personal Computer (PC)- Mac Pro... Tablet- Ipad... Smart phone- mot…
8 terms
Information Systems Lecture 9
World Wide Web
Impact of the web
web browser
web server
- one of the most popular applications built to work over the…
- google is aware of 60 trillion web pages ... - some firms only…
a software program used to send request for web pages and dis…
a computer program that is designed to "serve up" web pages
World Wide Web
- one of the most popular applications built to work over the…
Impact of the web
- google is aware of 60 trillion web pages ... - some firms only…
12 terms
Information Systems Lecture 3
Typical Hotel Reservation Systems incl…
Components in Information Systems
Computerized Information Systems
Race With Machines says we need to:
1. Personal Computers ... 2. Customers... 3. Computer Networking
1. Data... 2. Hardware... 3. Software... 4. Media... 5. Procedures... 6. Peo…
Information system does not require a computer; people are st…
re-invent our organizations
Typical Hotel Reservation Systems incl…
1. Personal Computers ... 2. Customers... 3. Computer Networking
Components in Information Systems
1. Data... 2. Hardware... 3. Software... 4. Media... 5. Procedures... 6. Peo…
27 terms
Information systems
AM radio waves
Atmosphere
Communication
Computer based communication systems
Amplitude modulated waves
The gaseous envelope surrounding the Earth
Interaction that transmits information between at least two a…
Used in faxes, bar codes, or digital recordings that transfor…
AM radio waves
Amplitude modulated waves
Atmosphere
The gaseous envelope surrounding the Earth
25 terms
Information Systems
Basic IS Blocks
DIKW
Computer technology
Communications technology
Data, Hardware, Software, & Networks
Data(gathering of parts)... Information(connecting of parts)... Kno…
Hardware & software... For processing and storing information
Voice & data networks... For transmitting information
Basic IS Blocks
Data, Hardware, Software, & Networks
DIKW
Data(gathering of parts)... Information(connecting of parts)... Kno…
38 terms
Information Systems - Information Systems
information system
information system purpose
Information system components
expert systems
Any organized system for the collection, organization, storag…
Support operations, management and decision making through in…
Hardware, software, data, procedures, people, and feedback.
Computer systems that emulate the decision-making ability of…
information system
Any organized system for the collection, organization, storag…
information system purpose
Support operations, management and decision making through in…
65 terms
TEXES BUSINESS EDUCATION - 6-12 (176) Secrets Study Guide - Your Key to the Exam Success Part 4
TEXES BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
B2B AND B2C - ECOMMERCE
Internet Busines
Types of goods and services often seen…
TECHNOLOGY AND INFOSYSTEMS - PART 4
B2B and B2C e-commerce... Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce…
Internet businesses... A virtual business is a business that ope…
Types of goods and services often seen in online business... The…
TEXES BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
TECHNOLOGY AND INFOSYSTEMS - PART 4
B2B AND B2C - ECOMMERCE
B2B and B2C e-commerce... Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce…
65 terms
TEXES BUSINESS EDUCATION - 6-12 (176) Secrets Study Guide - Your Key to the Exam Success Part 4
TEXES BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
B2B AND B2C - ECOMMERCE
Internet Busines
Types of goods and services often seen…
TECHNOLOGY AND INFOSYSTEMS - PART 4
B2B and B2C e-commerce... Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce…
Internet businesses... A virtual business is a business that ope…
Types of goods and services often seen in online business... The…
TEXES BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
TECHNOLOGY AND INFOSYSTEMS - PART 4
B2B AND B2C - ECOMMERCE
B2B and B2C e-commerce... Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce…
27 terms
Chapter 9/10
Operating System
User face
Firmware
embedded systems
The software that controls the computer harware and establish…
Part of the OS- shows the user whats on the sofrware
Software on nonvolatile memory chips- can be upgraded on line…
Special purpose software that is designed and included inside…
Operating System
The software that controls the computer harware and establish…
User face
Part of the OS- shows the user whats on the sofrware
20 terms
Info Systems
SQL
Grid Computing
IP
TCP
Structured Query Language the standard thats used in business…
The collection of computer resources from multiple locations…
the address using a DNS (domain name service) IPv4 is standard
Two ports at which data is sent back and forth
SQL
Structured Query Language the standard thats used in business…
Grid Computing
The collection of computer resources from multiple locations…
50 terms
More stuff
Moores Law
Microprocessor
RAM
Flash memory
Chip performance per dollar doubles every 18 months. Chip is…
The brain of the computing devices, that part that executes t…
Volatile memory when power is lost memory is gone if it wasnt…
Non-voilate memory sometimes called flash ram
Moores Law
Chip performance per dollar doubles every 18 months. Chip is…
Microprocessor
The brain of the computing devices, that part that executes t…
65 terms
TEXES BUSINESS EDUCATION - 6-12 (176) Secrets Study Guide - Your Key to the Exam Success Part 4
TEXES BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
B2B AND B2C - ECOMMERCE
Internet Busines
Types of goods and services often seen…
TECHNOLOGY AND INFOSYSTEMS - PART 4
B2B and B2C e-commerce... Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce…
Internet businesses... A virtual business is a business that ope…
Types of goods and services often seen in online business... The…
TEXES BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
TECHNOLOGY AND INFOSYSTEMS - PART 4
B2B AND B2C - ECOMMERCE
B2B and B2C e-commerce... Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce…
Info systems chpt 1-4
Ways for a company to achieve competit…
Describe the affects of globalization
Management Information Systems (MIS)
The first atep in the four step model…
Superior products, generating more sales and profits
Cheaper labor cost, low cost suppliers, reduced operating costs
Field that deals with behavior issues and technical issues su…
Identify the problem
Ways for a company to achieve competit…
Superior products, generating more sales and profits
Describe the affects of globalization
Cheaper labor cost, low cost suppliers, reduced operating costs
31 terms
Chapter 1
Successful Firms
Challenge for Business's
IS as a method of reducing operating a…
Digital firm
Firms that learn to use new/improved data
To avoid markets for goods that can be produced offshore for…
can find low-cost suppliers... Can manage production facilities…
a firm whose relationships with customers suppliers and emplo…
Successful Firms
Firms that learn to use new/improved data
Challenge for Business's
To avoid markets for goods that can be produced offshore for…
20 terms
Information Systems
Abstract Reasoning
systems thinking
Collaboration
Experimentation
The ability to make and manipulate models
The ability to model the components of the system, to connect…
The activity of two or more people working together to achiev…
Making a reasoned analysis of an opportunity, envisioning pot…
Abstract Reasoning
The ability to make and manipulate models
systems thinking
The ability to model the components of the system, to connect…
14 terms
Chapter 6
software as a service (SaaS)
platform as a service (PaaS)
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
Virtual private network (VPN)
provides not only hardware infrastructure, but also an operat…
whereby vendors provide hosted computers, an operating system…
is the cloud hosting of a bare system computer or data storage
uses the internet to create the appearance of private, secure…
software as a service (SaaS)
provides not only hardware infrastructure, but also an operat…
platform as a service (PaaS)
whereby vendors provide hosted computers, an operating system…
119 terms
Information Systems
Most Popular Web Browser
in 2011, which of the following comput…
Information
Systems
Google Chrome
Watson from IBM
Data with some context that makes it useful
Components that allow information to be captured, stored, pro…
Most Popular Web Browser
Google Chrome
in 2011, which of the following comput…
Watson from IBM
InfoSystems
Binary
Zeros and ones
Character, number, symbol
1,000
What format do digital computers use to store information?
What is binary format?
A byte can be used to signify what 3 things?
kilo = how many bytes
Binary
What format do digital computers use to store information?
Zeros and ones
What is binary format?
45 terms
BMGT 301 Ch 7
Network Effects
Where is the value from network effect…
Complementary Benefits
Complementary benefits might include...
Also known as Metcalfe's Law, or network externalities. When…
exchange, staying power, and complementary benefit
Products or services add additional value to the primary prod…
"How-to"books, software add-ons, and labor
Network Effects
Also known as Metcalfe's Law, or network externalities. When…
Where is the value from network effect…
exchange, staying power, and complementary benefit
35 terms
MIS Chapters 9,10,12
Business Intelligence Systems (BI)
Examples Uses of BI
Functions of a data warehouse
Possible problems with source data
process data to identify patterns, relationships, and trends
Informing, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Project Management
1. obtain data... 2. cleanse data... 3. organize and relate data... 4.…
1. dirty data... 2. missing values... 3. Inconsistent data... 4. too m…
Business Intelligence Systems (BI)
process data to identify patterns, relationships, and trends
Examples Uses of BI
Informing, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Project Management
38 terms
InfoSystems Chapter 3
OLTP "Transaction"
OLAP "analytical"
Database
relational database
gathering and processing info and updating existing info to r…
Manipulation of info to support decision making. Helps busine…
collection of information that you organize and access accord…
Series of logically related two dimensional tables (rows and…
OLTP "Transaction"
gathering and processing info and updating existing info to r…
OLAP "analytical"
Manipulation of info to support decision making. Helps busine…
76 terms
Information Systems
Information Technology
Information System
Communication; Business Processes; Dec…
Business Process
The hardware, software and media used to store, organize, ret…
An organized combination of hardware, software, infrastructur…
Use of Information in Organizations
A set of coordinated activities that lead to a specific goal…
Information Technology
The hardware, software and media used to store, organize, ret…
Information System
An organized combination of hardware, software, infrastructur…
22 terms
Chapter 7, Info Systems, BUS 325
One common task of data mining is to…
Neural networks are good at pattern re…
___________ use statistical tools to s…
The research into techniques that migh…
b. determine how independent variables affect the dependent v…
true
d. Data mining systems
d. artificial intelligence
One common task of data mining is to…
b. determine how independent variables affect the dependent v…
Neural networks are good at pattern re…
true
29 terms
Chapter 1 exam 1
IT - Information Technology
IS - InfoSystem
Informed User
End User Computing
relates to any computer based tool that people use to work wi…
collects, processes, stores, analyzes, disseminates info for…
Person knowledgable about info systems & technology ... 1) get m…
computers are located in all departments, almost all employee…
IT - Information Technology
relates to any computer based tool that people use to work wi…
IS - InfoSystem
collects, processes, stores, analyzes, disseminates info for…
84 terms
MIS chapters 9,10,12 - Final
Business Intelligence (BI) Systems
Business Intelligence
BI Application
How do organizations use BI?
info systems that process operational and other data to analy…
the patterns, relationships, and trends identified by BI syst…
the software component of a BI system
informing, decision making, problem solving, project management
Business Intelligence (BI) Systems
info systems that process operational and other data to analy…
Business Intelligence
the patterns, relationships, and trends identified by BI syst…
65 terms
B.I.S. Mid-Term Review
R.A.I.D.
4 Major Components of a Info System
The Digital Divide
Year the Internet Started
(Redundant Array of Independent Disks) Collection of disk dri…
1. Data 2. Database 3. Process 4. Information
Information technology and the Internet have created a divide…
1969 as a U.S. Department project called the Advanced Researc…
R.A.I.D.
(Redundant Array of Independent Disks) Collection of disk dri…
4 Major Components of a Info System
1. Data 2. Database 3. Process 4. Information
53 terms
BMGT 301 - Final Exam
Web 2.0
Peer Production
Social Media
Peer Produced Services
Internet services that foster collaboration and information s…
When users collaboratively work to create content, products,…
Web-based efforts that foster peer production... User-generated…
Have the ability to save their sponsors the substantial cost…
Web 2.0
Internet services that foster collaboration and information s…
Peer Production
When users collaboratively work to create content, products,…
40 terms
InfoSystems Test 1
Binary Storage
Bit
Byte
Kilobyte
A pattern of 0s and 1s. Digital computers store all info in b…
smallest possible unit of info
8 bits. Used to signify a character, number or symbol
1000 bytes
Binary Storage
A pattern of 0s and 1s. Digital computers store all info in b…
Bit
smallest possible unit of info
33 terms
InfoSystems Final
Negative health problems
Mainframe
Terminal
Multiple computer platforms
carpal tunnel, texting thumb, repetitive strain injury
=data and programming
=user interaction
=servers
Negative health problems
carpal tunnel, texting thumb, repetitive strain injury
Mainframe
=data and programming
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