Monday, July 15, 2013

Chapter 1: Business Driven Technology

         As the world getting more sophisticated, business organizational needs to apply Information Technology or famously called IT in their business operations. Information Technology is a field concerned with the use of technology in managing and processing information. Information Technology also an important enabler of business success and innovation. When beginning to learn about IT, it is important to understand about data, information, and business intelligence IT resources. Besides that, we also need to understand about IT cultures.

       - raw facts that describe the characteristic of an event.


       - data converted into a meaningful and useful context.


       - applications and technologies that are used to support decision-making efforts.

  •  Information Technology Basics consists Management Information Systems - a general name for the business function and academic discipline covering the application of people, technologies, and procedures to solve business problems. Management Information Systems is a business function, similar to Accounting. Finance, Operations, and Human Resources.

             IT Cultures
  • INFORMATION-INQUIRING CULTURE- Employees use information as a means of exercising influence or power over others. For example, a manager in sales refuses to share information with marketing. This causes marketing to need the sales manager`s input each time a new sales strategy is developed.