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Information systems

The study of complimentary networks of hardware and software that people and organizations use to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data.

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Piccoli: Information systems

Formal, sociotechnical, organizational systems, designed to collect, process, store and distribute information.

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Piccoli: Components of information system

- Structure
- People
- Technology
- Process

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Piccoli: Social system

- Structure
- People

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Piccoli: Technical system

- Technology
- Process

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Information system, IS centered view:

- Hardware
- Software
- Data
- People
- Procedures

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Information system, managerial view:

- People
- Business processes
- Information systems

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Language/Action Perspective (LAP)

- Focuses on what people do when communicating.
- Does not start with technology, but with people communicating.
- Information System of an organization can be defined as the structure by means of which people communicate.
- Communication is not primarily transfer of data, but developing a relationship.

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Digital transformation

Use of new technologies, in order to enable major business improvements. Blurs the distinction between IT strategy and Business strategy.

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IM Cube - Rick Maes

Aspecten:
- Organisatie
- Vraag
- Aanbod
Besturing:
- Strategisch
- Tactisch
- Operationeel