BUS 3551

Description

A comprehensive overview of the management of information systems, and the combination of hardware, software, and people that is vital to the successful operation of a business. The strategic role of information systems is examined, as well as the characteristics of computer systems, software applications, programming languages, and relational databases.

Objectives

  1. Distinguish the key differences between data, information, and knowledge.
  2. Distinguish the similarities and differences between the personal knowledge management tools.
  3. Discuss capture and corroboration.
  4. Examine the importance of organizing and securing information and knowledge.
  5. Discuss the requirements for successful collaboration.
  6. Compare and contrast explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge.
  7. Analyze and explain circular vs. linear analysis.
  8. Explain Metcalfe's Law of Network Utility.
  9. Analyze the roles of timing and escalation in three-dimensional (3D) communication.
  10. Assess the knowledge management analysis matrix.
  11. Evaluate the approaches to developing organizational knowledge management strategies.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Using MIS (Rev: 5)

Publisher: Prentice Hall (2013)
Author: Kroenke, D.M.
ISBN: 9780132662642
Price: $235.55

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