Role of Information System in Business

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Role of Information System in Business 1.0 Introduction The information system is a combination of hardware, software, insfrastructure, and trained personnel organized to facilitate planning, control, coordination and decision making in an organization. Acording to Nickerson (1998), “ an information system is a collection of components that work together to provide an information to provide an information to help in the operations and management of an organization”. According to Mohd . Shanuddin Zakaria et al. (2000), “this system consists of a computer based processing, also setting the channel manually or providing useful information, complete and timely. This information is essential to support the decision making process. This allows the management of information resources and provide services to the management of the three operations management, tactical management levels, and strategic management”. According to Lapiedra (2004), “an information system also commonly refers to a basic computer system, but may also describe a telephone switching or environmental controlling system. The IS involves resources for shared or processed information, as well as the people who manage the system. People are considered part of the system because without them, systems would not operate correctly”. 2.0 Discussion According to Shang (2012), “business information systems represent a system of controls and processes which a business uses to analyze information needed to effectively
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