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What is an Information System?
Information system (IS) is a group of components that interact to produce information.
What is MIS?
MIS is the development and use of information systems that help businesses achieve their goals and objectives.
What are the three elements of IS?
1. Development and use
2. Information system
3. Business goals and objectives
What is Information technology (IT)?
refers to methods, invention, standards, and products. Also, raw technology and it concern only hardware, software, and data components of an info system.
How Do Successful Business Professional Use IS?
- To gain competitive advantage, you have to think about IT and IS when you consider the problem and opportunities confront your department or organization.
What New Opportunities for IS Are Developing Today?
- It cost almost zero to store and transmit data.
What is Moore's Law?
"The number of transistor per square inch on an integrated chip doubles every 18 months"
- Due to the density of transisitor on a computer chip relates to the speed of the chip.
What does Moore's Law affect?
Dramatic Reduction in Price/Performance Ratio