Dr. Anil Maheshwari firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Instructor
• • • • B.Tech (EE), IIT Delhi PGDM, IIM Ahmedabad Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University 20 years of IT industry experience • 9 years at IBM in Austin, TX • 2 years at Wipro Infotech in Delhi
• Taught at many universities in US
• 3 years at City University of New York
What is an Information System
• An information system (IS) is any combination of information technology and people's activities that support operations, management and decision making.
Management Information Systems (MIS) lie at the intersection of many fields Human Wants/Needs/Emotions Group Behavior & Dynamics
IT Strategy & Governance IT Architecture & Development IT Implementation & Management
Computational Logic Hardware/Software Tools
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Business Models Organizational Theory
Why Information Systems?
Operational Excellence New Products, Services and Business Models Supplier and Customer Intimacy Improved Decision Making Competitive Advantage Sustain Business
Information Systems, and Context
Business Analyst Business Units Designers
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Wholeness of the Course – The Outline
Evaluation of the Course
Many Levels and Types of Information Systems serve different users and needs Strategic Level
Knowledge Level Operational Level
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Integrating Technologies Affects all Information Systems
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Example: Delta Airlines Enterprise Architecture
Example: Typical Bank’s Enterprise Architecture
The Systems Development Life...