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“Please note that there’re questions which aren’t answered and that some answers could be not completely full”
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Chapter 01 Section I

1. How can information technology support a company's business processes and decision making and give it a competitive advantage? Give an Example. (p 4)

It can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes and managerial decision making and workgroup collaboration . Like e-commerce transaction. ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ 2. King Fahd University hospital uses information systems through to support its business processes. Describe the components the patient records management information system in King Fahd University hospital as the Model. Draw a graph if you wish to explain your thoughts. (p 4)

Physical device (hardware), information processing instructions and procedures (software), communications channels (network), stored data (data). ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ 3. What do we mean by Information System (IS)? What's the difference between IS and Information Technology (IT)? (p 4 and 7)

IS is all the components and resources necessary to deliver information and functions to the organization. when, IS could be paper based the IT is completely depend on hardware, software, networking and data  ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ 4. Using the diagram shown in Figure 1.3 below explain the fundamental roles of IS in business? (p 9)

Figure 1.3 the fundamental roles of IS in business
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Intranet: The network inside the enterprise.
Extranet: the network between enterprise and its trading partners ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ 6. What is the difference between Efficiency and Effectiveness? How is this related to Information Systems? Your examples are valued. (p 18)

Efficiency: doing thing by best way.
Effectiveness: doing thing right.
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Businesses use Internet technologies to web-enable their business processes and create modern e-business application. ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ Chapter 01 Section II

1. Understanding system concepts will help you understand many other key concepts related to information systems such as the technology, applications, development, and management of information systems. Briefly describe each of these four concepts? (p 25) Technology: as hardware, software , date management and telecommunication applications e- business and commerce applications

development developing ways to use information technology including designing the basic components of IS. management managing IT emphasizing quality, , strategic business value,…… ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ

2. Explain the...
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