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Evaluate the types of information systems, computer hardware, and software and computer networks and determine which is most essential for a contemporary business. Explain your rationale.

Determine the most likely security or ethical issues affecting the information system(s) or your current (or future) workplace. Make at least one (1) recommendation for addressing the most serious issue

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Types of Information Systems

An information system is a collection of hardware, software, data, people and procedures that are designed to generate information that supports the day-to-day, short-range, and long-range activities of users in an organization. Information systems generally are classified into five categories: office information systems, transaction processing systems, management information system, decision support systems, and expert systems.

Among the five (5) types of information systems , Management Information System (MIS) is the ideal one for a contemporary business.

There are transactions common for every contemporary business-- process a sales order, updates the customer's account balance, and makes a deduction from inventory.
Using this information, the related management information system can produce reports that recap daily sales ...

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This solutions evaluates the types of information systems, computer hardware, and software and computer networks and determine which is most essential for a contemporary business. Security or ethical issues affecting the information system are also discussed.

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