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    Management Information Systems

    Providing information to a state or local government & entity

    Write a reflection of no less than 700 words of an experience obtaining a service or providing information to a state or local government entity using information technology. Identify the experience. Assess the efficiency of the technology used. Assume the state or local government entity added mobile access applications to t

    Mobile Systems, DBMS, ERP, and Information Silos

    1) Why are mobile systems important? 2) Describe a DBMS and its functions. List, at minimum, three of the popular DBMS products and give a brief description of each. 3) Explain what is meant by ERP and explain the primary purpose of an ERP system. Use examples to support your answer. 4) Explain what an information silo is

    Software as a Service (SaaS).

    The current trend in many organizations is to use software service providers, also known as Software as a Service (SaaS). Is this a trend that should continue? What people, organization and technology factors should be considered when making this decision?

    IT Systems Contracts and Couplings

    1. Why is the service contract a permissible focal point for coupling in a service? What characteristics of the service contract will allow the service to evolve even when loosely coupled to logic and to customers? 2. Explain the type of coupling (and hence dependencies) that can be expected for task services, utility services,

    Initial Investment in using a SOA Solution

    Explain why the initial investment in using a SOA solution requires a high level of adoption to be worthwhile. What are the limitations of using SOA for short term software solutions instead of as a long-term commitment? Explain why reliance on legacy systems will limit the ability of an organization to adopt SOA on a large scal

    Uses of the System Development Life Cycle

    What were some of the key factors that led to the adoption of SDLC in software and information system development? When was it first introduced, and when was it widely adopted? Course Textbook Brown, C. V., DeHayes, D. W., Hoffer, J. A., Martin, E. W., & Perkins, W. C. (2012). Managing information technology (7th ed.). Upper

    Information Systems: SDLC and Skill Sets

    1. What area of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) would save the most money while developing IT systems or enhancements? 2. What skill sets do you think IT professionals must have versus what end users expect from IT personnel (knowledge, logic, leadership, analytic mind, etc...)? Are they different?

    AIS Courses in Business Processes

    1. Why do we organize AIS courses in terms of business processes? 2. How are the five generic parts of the AIS applied/exemplified within the context of the acquisition/payment process? 3. Which activities in Porter's value chain are associated with the various business processes discussed in this chapter?

    The value of auditing and assurance services

    Please help prepare a paper on the expansion of the role of the accountant into areas such as nonfinancial information, assurance services, and similar functions. Discuss the positives and negatives of this expansion within the profession.

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

    1. Is ERP required if a company wants to engage in e-business? 2. What basic principles and terminology are commonly used when discussing e-business and ERP systems? 3. What is the CoBIT framework?

    The Relevance of XBRL Tagging

    Read "Six Steps to XBRL" by Phillips, Bahmanziari, and Colvard in the February 2008 issue of Journal of Accountancy. a. Is XBRL relevant to companies that don't file with the SEC? Justify your response. b. List the six steps the authors recommend for creating XBRL-tagged documents. c. How many XBRL-tagged filings did t

    REA Model and XBRL

    1. What are the basic principles and design considerations for a REA model? How does the REA model facilitate the design of a relational database? 2. What is XBRL? What is the relationship between XBRL and accounting information systems? 3. Why should organizations adopt XBRL?

    E-Commerce Business Information Systems

    What e-commerce type (B2B, B2C, C2C) do you think is the largest in dollars exchanging today? What does the merging of B2B and B2C within the company offer the customer and company? What is your opinion of cloud computing - will it eliminate or drastically decrease the need for users to buy the real application software on CD

    Process Flowchart Tutorial

    Create a flow chart based on each of the following independent situations (one flowchart per situation) 1. Coris Catering Services -Cori is the owner and manager of a catering company, CSS provides complete meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), as well as an assortment of hot and cold appetizers and drinks, for groups of 12 to

    Interaction between HR and Finance

    Explain why a company should or should not share a common database for HR and finance applications. Is an ERP system a good fit for this? Does your company HR/Finance division offer an intranet information site and services for employees? Visit the Web site for one of the major enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vend

    Use of Flowcharts in Accounting Information Systems

    1. How are flowcharts used in accounting information systems? How are DFDs similar to flowcharts? How are they different? 2. What are the basic principles and design considerations for a DFD? 3. Think of a process that could be represented graphically. Then, map it out using either a flowchart or DFD.

    ODBC and JDBC

    Please tell me what Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) or Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) are all about. Be sure to give an example of the application thank you.

    Management Information Systems and Programming Operations

    - In your opinion, which of the strategies for gaining competitive advantage is most effective, and why? Which is least effective, and why? - Suppose you are the CEO of a mid-size company. Which information technologies would you be most likely to implement at your company, and why? - What do you see as the most significant pr

    Implementation of Information Systems

    Please help with part 2 of this assignment. Just Healthy Food (JHF) 10/6/2014 Assignments Overview: In Assignment 2, you will write a non-technical report in which you provide answers to the Case Study Questions in detail. You will use the references chosen previously, adjusted appropriately according to assessment fee

    Privacy: Informaiton Technology

    - In your opinion, what are the most salient intellectual property issues raised by the use of IT? Explain. - Describe an experience or two you have had with ethical issues raised by IT use. How did you handle these issues or make decisions regarding them? - In your opinion, what steps can or should organizations take to prote

    Enterprise System and Supply Chain Management

    Enterprise systems integrate the functional systems such as accounting, finance, marketing, and operations. Another advantage of enterprise systems is that processes become more automated or totally automated, which increases efficiency. For example, by automating finance processes, a company can do things such as accept online

    Information Systems and the Design of Work

    The explosion of information-driven self-serve options is evident in the gas stations, where customers pay, pump gas without ever seeing an employee; in the retail store, in the grocery store with self serve check out stands, at the airport where customers make reservations, pay for and print tickets without the help of an agent

    Computer Classifications and Database Management Systems

    Discussion 1: Conduct thorough research on each computer classification. In addition, address the following points: *Explain the computer classification of each operating system (OS). *Describe the software types. *Identify the generations of computer languages used. *Reflect on how the software types and computer la

    Management Information Systems and Competitive Edge

    * In your opinion, which of the strategies for gaining competitive advantage is most effective, and why? Which is least effective, and why? * Suppose you are the CEO of a mid-size company. Which information technologies would you be most likely to implement at your company, and why? * What do you see as the most significant