Impact of Computers and Management Information Systems on Society and Commerce

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1 - Computers-MIS and Individuals02
2 - Computers-MIS and jobs02
2.1. - People with Physical Disabilities.03
2.2. - Telecommuting03
3 - Computers-MIS and Education and training03
4 - Computers-MIS and Government04
5 - Computers-MIS and Crime.04
6 - Computers-MIS and Social interactions05
7 - Impact of Computers-MIS on Business and Commerce05

From the very beginning, computers have helped business tackle basic operations –collecting data, handling transactions, and creating reports. Today, businesses and managers would find it difficult or impossible to function without information systems. Electronic business and electronic commerce have gone a step further and have moved all of the major transactions online. Supporting modern transactions and operations requires networks and increasingly complex security controls. All managers perform tasks like writing, scheduling, calculating, and graphing. One of the most powerful uses of information systems lies in helping managers with these personal applications. Hundreds of tools exist to help managers with their daily tasks. Networks and the Internet are crucial to any business today. Networks are used to share data, support teamwork, and build relationships with customers and suppliers. They make it possible to support new forms of business and change the way firms are managed. As more aspects of our daily lives move online, security and privacy become critical elements to everyone. Businesses have obligations to protect resources and data. These protections need to be integrated into the heart of every business technology plan. As technology becomes more widespread and integrated into more aspects of our lives, everyone needs to consider the effects of various security policies. The heart of any company is its daily operations. Whether the company manufactures products or provides services, basic...
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