BuyFindarrow_forward

Principles of Information Systems ...

12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Principles of Information Systems ...

12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 4, Problem 2CE
Textbook Problem
50 views

Think of your ideal job. Identify two existing software applications for each sphere of influence that you would likely use in this career.

Program Plan Intro

Software sphere of influence:

  • The best way to find the problems scope and opportunity that software addresses using the sphere of influence.

Three spheres of influence:

Three spheres of influence are personal, workgroup, and enterprise which are used in most of the companies.

  • Personal sphere of influence:
    • This sphere of influence help the needs of single users.
    • It also help the users to increase their individual effectiveness, improving the amount and quality of work they are able do.
    • This sphere of influence is also known as personal productivity software.
      • Example for personal productivity software is VIP organizer.
      • This software help users develop to do lists, categorize tasks, save notes and records in a single database.
    • The following operating systems are supported by personal sphere of influence,
      • Microsoft windows.
      • Mac OS X, iOS.
      • Linux.
      • Google Android, chrome OS.
      • HP webOS.
  • Workgroup sphere of influence:
    • This sphere of influence helps the workgroup members to achieve their common objectives.
    • Example for this influence is Microsoft Outlook application.
      • This application can use to schedule meeting and organize activities.
    • The following operating systems are supported by workgroup sphere of influence,
      • Microsoft windows server and Mac OS X Server.
      • Linux and UNIX.
      • IBM i and z/OS.
      • HP-UX.
  • Enterprise sphere of influence:
    • This sphere of influence helps the organization to communicate with its location.
    • Various organizations use the SAP (Systems Applications and Products) enterprise resource planning software.
      • Using this software, organization is able to capture customer orders, control inventory, bill customers and controls payment process.
    • The following operating systems are supported by enterprise sphere of influence,
      • Microsoft Windows Server.
      • Linux and UNIX.
      • IBM i and z/OS.
      • HP-UX.

Explanation of Solution

Existing software application for personal sphere of influence:

The two existing software applications for personal sphere of influence are

  • VIP Organizer
    • This software help users develop to do lists, categorize tasks, save notes and records in a single database.
    • This application is task management software for home and office organizing.
    • It is a powerful organizer tool which helps user to establish everything in to-do-list and track improvement of user personal and business tasks.
    • Features of VIP organizer:
      • It contains multiple database management.
      • It is based on the tree-structured category system.
      • It provides flexible grouping of tasks.
      • It offers advanced remainder for message, sound and e-mail.
  • Microsoft Excel
    • It is a spreadsheet application which is developed by Microsoft.
    • This application is used for calculations, producing charts and recording data about all sorts of business processes.
    • Benefits of Microsoft Excel:
      • These applications are easy to store data.
      • Analysis of large amount of data
        • These applications enhance user ability to analyze large amounts of data.
      • It provides many formulas that help user to solve both simple and difficult calculations.
      • User can use a password for security.

Existing software application for workgroup sphere of influence:

The two existing software applications for workgroup sphere of influence are

  • Microsoft Outlook
    • This application can use to schedule meeting and organize activities.
    • Attachment with remainder feature.
      • Using this application, user can send any of their documents and data in an attachment...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 4 Solutions

Principles of Information Systems (MindTap Course List)
Show all chapter solutions
add
Ch. 4 - ________ is an open-source OS that is used on all...Ch. 4 - Internet filtering designed to protect students...Ch. 4 - Some companies use ______ to run multiple...Ch. 4 - Application software that enables users to develop...Ch. 4 - Software that enables users to improve their...Ch. 4 - The capability to do forecasting can be found in...Ch. 4 - ______ software is one-of-a-kind software designed...Ch. 4 - __________ allows businesses to subscribe to...Ch. 4 - Most software purchased to run on a server uses a...Ch. 4 - One of the primary advantages of ______...Ch. 4 - Each programming language has its own set of...Ch. 4 - A(n) ______ converts a programmers source code...Ch. 4 - ______ allows users to tweak the software to their...Ch. 4 - An enterprise is likely to purchase a(n)...Ch. 4 - What trends are expected in software spending for...Ch. 4 - What is a computer platform?Ch. 4 - Identify and briefly describe the three spheres of...Ch. 4 - What is the kernel of the operating system?Ch. 4 - Identify and briefly discuss five types of...Ch. 4 - What is an application programming interface?Ch. 4 - Identify and briefly describe the five basic...Ch. 4 - What role does a Linux distributor play?Ch. 4 - What is the greatest advantage of using a 64-bit...Ch. 4 - What is an embedded system? Give three examples of...Ch. 4 - Distinguish between proprietary software and...Ch. 4 - What is middleware?Ch. 4 - What is software as a service (SaaS)?Ch. 4 - What is an application server provider (ASP)?Ch. 4 - What is cloud computing? What are some pros and...Ch. 4 - What is open-source software? What are the...Ch. 4 - Briefly discuss the advantages and disadvantages...Ch. 4 - What is the difference between freeware and...Ch. 4 - Assume that you must take a computer-programming...Ch. 4 - Assume you are going to buy a personal computer....Ch. 4 - You have been asked to develop a user interface...Ch. 4 - You are using a new release of an application...Ch. 4 - For a company of your choice, describe the three...Ch. 4 - What are some of the advantages and disadvantages...Ch. 4 - Describe three personal productivity software...Ch. 4 - Describe the most important features of an...Ch. 4 - If you were the IS manager for a large...Ch. 4 - Identify four types of software licenses...Ch. 4 - How have software development kits (SDKs)...Ch. 4 - How can virtualization save an organization money?Ch. 4 - Form a group of three or four classmates. Identify...Ch. 4 - Use the Internet to identify the three most...Ch. 4 - Use the Internet to search for information on...Ch. 4 - Do research on the Web about application software...Ch. 4 - Identify three specific smartphone applications...Ch. 4 - Think of your ideal job. Identify two existing...Ch. 4 - What troubles did Kaiser run into when it first...Ch. 4 - Researchers associated with Kaiser Permanente have...Ch. 4 - What strategic advantage does Kaiser gain from its...Ch. 4 - What do you think are the greatest benefits of the...Ch. 4 - Why did Edmunds develop the Inside Line iPhone...Ch. 4 - What piece of data inspired Edmunds to create a...Ch. 4 - This case study says that Edmundss Inside Line app...Ch. 4 - What different types of users does Edmunds appeal...Ch. 4 - Why do you think Altitude Online uses two PC...Ch. 4 - Why do you think a business is required to keep...Ch. 4 - How much freedom should a company like Altitude...

Additional Engineering Textbook Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts
Show solutions add
What view of a drawing usually shows the most detail?

Precision Machining Technology (MindTap Course List)

Convert the ERD from Problem 10 into a corresponding UML class diagram.

Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management

What five strategies for controlling risk are described in this chapter?

Principles of Information Security (MindTap Course List)

Present Example 7.4 in Chapter 7 using the format discussed in Section 4.2. Divide the example problem into Giv...

Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering (MindTap Course List)

What is the clipboard?

Enhanced Discovering Computers 2017 (Shelly Cashman Series) (MindTap Course List)

If your motherboard supports ECC DDR3 memory, can you substitute non-ECC DDR3 memory?

A+ Guide to Hardware (Standalone Book) (MindTap Course List)

What is the purpose of a reverse flow valve?

Welding: Principles and Applications (MindTap Course List)