Flashcards in Lecture 1 Deck (10)
The study of complimentary networks of hardware and software that people and organizations use to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data.
Piccoli: Information systems
Formal, sociotechnical, organizational systems, designed to collect, process, store and distribute information.
Piccoli: Components of information system
Piccoli: Social system
Piccoli: Technical system
Information system, IS centered view:
Information system, managerial view:
- Business processes
- Information systems
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.
Use of new technologies, in order to enable major business improvements. Blurs the distinction between IT strategy and Business strategy.