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ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 14, Problem 1RQ
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What issues and problems are raised by the use of unintegrated information systems?

Program Plan Intro

Information System Resources:

  • The information system resources are shown below:
    • People Resources:
      • People are vital for information system operations.
      • It includes end users as well as IS specialists.
      • The end users use an information system or data it produces.
      • The IS specialists develop as well as operate information systems.
      • It includes system analysts, computer operators as well as clerical IS personnel.
    • Hardware Resources:
      • It comprises physical devices as well as materials used for information processing.
      • It includes machines, such as computers and other equipment plus data media.
      • The computer systems contain central processing unit that has microprocessors and different interconnected devices.
      • The computer peripherals are devices such as keyboard, mouse, and disks for storage.
    • Software Resources:
      • It includes all set of instructions for information processing.
      • It contains set of operating instructions named programs that directs and controls computer hardware.
      • Each system contains a software resource component.
      • It denotes instructions for information processing.
    • Data Resources:
      • The data required for operations is considered as data resources.
      • It must be used effectively for benefitting all end users.
      • It includes image data, audio data, human voice, and other forms.

Explanation of Solution

Issues and problems raised by use of unintegrated information systems:

  • Some of the organizations continue operations with unintegrated systems.
  • It makes difficult for decision makers for collaborating and sharing information...

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