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
In compliance with BrainMass rules, this is not a hand in ready paper but only guidance.
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 ...
The answer to this problem explains some key issues related information systems. The references related to the answer are also included.
Systems Analysis is devised.
Systems analysis is the second phase in the systems development life cycle. In the prior phase, systems planning, you prepared a feasibility study and proposed a broad solution to problems you identified. In the systems analysis phase you will develop a model of your proposed system. This phase applies modeling techniques such as requirements modeling, data and process modeling, and object modeling. The goal of this step is to build a solid foundation for the design phase of the project.
For this project, you will prepare a System Requirements document using MS Word. The document should include the following:
A business letter introducing the contents of this document and summarizing any changes made from the feasibility study
A description of the resources required for the project and how they will be utilized
A visual representation of the system including its constituent components (you should use a drawing program and embed the graphic into your document or use MS Word's drawing capabilities)
A discussion of the analysis performed and the conclusions reached
A summary of the system requirements for the project, including cost estimates