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Introduction to Information Systems. Retrieved from http://www.oum.edu.my/oum/v3/download/CBAD2103.pdf and http://www.freetutes.com/systemanalysis/types-of-information-system.html

After reading the definitions and browsing these web sites PC Magazine, http://www.pcmag.com/ and CIO.com, http://www.cio.com/ for real applications of information systems, do the following:

Please write a 2-3 page paper (APA format using at least 4 peer review citations), structured as follows (please use these headings):

-Define an information system and types of information systems
- Provide three examples of information systems used in real life (from your experience or from the sites you visited) and tell us what type of information systems they (for example, an information system used by a cashier in a grocery store is a transaction processing system because it registers all the transactions).
- How this is related to the learning objectives of this module

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An information system is a combination of hardware, software, and telecommunications systems which can support business operations to increase productivity, and help managers take decisions. Information system means complementary networks of hardware and software that people and organizations use to collect, filter, and process data. Information systems support operations, financial management, marketing & sales, administration, and decision making. It is an integrated set of components for collecting, storing, and processing data for delivering information, knowledge, and digital products (1). The set consists of computer hardware, programs, infrastructure, and trained personnel organized to facilitate planning, control, coordination, and decision making in an organization.
There are three types of information systems. The first is transaction processing system. This system processes the business transactions of a business. This is any activity of the organization. For example, a hotel booking system is a transaction processing system.
The second is management information system. This system helps lower management in problem solving and ...

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The answer to this problem explains some key issues related information systems. The references related to the answer are also included.

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