Managing Information and Technology

Learning Objectives

  1. Distinguish between data and information.
  2. Define information system (IS) and identify the tasks of the information systems manager.
  3. Explain how IS managers capture, store, and analyze data.
  4. Discuss ways in which an IS can be designed to meet the needs of individuals at various organizational levels.
  5. Describe the main systems for sharing information through networked computers.
  6. Define cloud computing and identify its advantages and disadvantages.
  7. Explain how four networking technologies—the Internet, the World Wide Web, intranets, and extranets—make data communication possible.
  8. Identify and discuss challenges faced by companies engaged in e-commerce.
  9. Identify career opportunities in information management.


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