Information Systems in Business Flashcards

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Computer Systems Administrator
This person is responsible for the function and maintenance of an organization's network. They are also known as the network administrator.
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Network Administrator
This person is responsible for the function and maintenance of an organization's network. They are also known as the computer systems administrator.
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Input - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS involves anything embedded in a system for some type of use.
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Storage - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS indicates that data will be saved for a period of time.
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Output - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS refers to processed information in a usable format.
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Process - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS is the act of taking inputted data and converting it to something usable.
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Stakeholder
Anyone that has an interest in an information system.
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What are the four steps needed for Information System functionality?
The four steps are: input, process, output and storage.
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Information System
This system is the combining of users, technology and processes to complete a given goal.
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This flashcard set will cover the various steps in an information system, including input, process, output, and storage. We'll review the various jobs associated with information systems such as computer support specialist, network administrator, and systems analyst. We'll also look at various associated strategies like re-engineering, business process modeling, and total quality management (TQM).

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Information System
This system is the combining of users, technology and processes to complete a given goal.
What are the four steps needed for Information System functionality?
The four steps are: input, process, output and storage.
Stakeholder
Anyone that has an interest in an information system.
Process - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS is the act of taking inputted data and converting it to something usable.
Output - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS refers to processed information in a usable format.
Storage - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS indicates that data will be saved for a period of time.
Input - step in IPOS
This step in IPOS involves anything embedded in a system for some type of use.
Network Administrator
This person is responsible for the function and maintenance of an organization's network. They are also known as the computer systems administrator.
Computer Systems Administrator
This person is responsible for the function and maintenance of an organization's network. They are also known as the network administrator.
Computer Support Specialist
This person provides assistance to users having trouble with proper hardware use, software installation, or application software problems.
Total Quality Management (TQM)
A concept aimed at securing customer satisfaction by the entire company working toward the goal of continuous improvement.
Business Process Modeling
When analysts and managers review a business' systems, or processes, in an attempt to improve them.
Programmer
This person uses specialized languages to create computer software.
Systems Analyst
This person works with stakeholders to review an existing information system for improvement.
Software Developer
This person discusses ideas for the program and how it would work for the audience. They must have some analytic skills, but more importantly have excellent verbal and written communication.
Database Administrator
This person creates and maintains databases, or a collection of related records.
Computer Hardware Engineer
This person designs new hardware and peripherals and is responsible for keeping technology alive and growing. Must have excellent analytical, logical, and design skills.
Process re-engineering
The redesign of workflows and processes.
Business process modeling
The precursor to process re-engineering - when analysts and managers review a business' systems, or processes, in an attempt to improve them and see how a process is affecting time and money.

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