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Review Questions

21 September, 2015 - 11:32
  1. What 10 elements are included in the study of IS?
  2. Are the terms system and subsystem synonymous? Explain your answer.
  3. A system must have organization, interrelationships, integration, and central objectives. Why must each of these four components be present in a system?
  4. What are three logical components of a business process? Define the functions of each. How do the components interact with one another?
  5. Why is the Information System important to the organization?
  6. What factors distinguish data from information?
  7. Refer to Figure 1.5. Characterize the horizontal information flows and the vertical information flows.
  8. What are the qualities of information presented in this chapter? Explain each quality in your own words and give an example of each.
  9. What three roles can a business professional fill in relation to the IS? Describe them.