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27 Cards in this Set

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an online journal-use information technology to publish information over the Internet
Computer hardware
One of the 5 fundamental components of an information system
Computer-based information system
an information system that includes a computer
Recorded facts or figures. One of the 5 fundamental components of an information system.
Five-component framework
The 5 fundamental components of an information system-computer hardware, software, data, procedures, and people-that are present in every IS, from the simplest to the most complex.
Information System (IS)
A group of components that interact to produce information.
Information Technology
The products, methods, inventions, and standards that are used for the purpose of producing information.
Management Information Systems (MIS)
An information system that helps businesses achieve their goals and objectives.
Moore's Law
A law, created by Gordon Moore, stating that the number of transistors per square inch on an intergrated chip doubles every 18 months. His prediction has proved generally accurate in the 40 yrs since it was made. Sometimes this law is stated that the performance of a computer doubles every 18 months. While not strictly ture, this version gives the gist of the idea.
As a part of the 5-component framework, one of the 5 fundamental components of an IS; includes those who operate and service the computers, those who maintain the data, those who support the networks, and those who use the system.
Instructions for humans. One of the 5 fundamental componenets of an IS.
Instructions for computers. One of the 5 fundamental componenets of an IS.
Strong Password
A passwork with the following characteristics: 7 or more characters, does not contain the user's name, real name, or company name, does not contain a complete dictionary word-in any language; is different from the user's previous passwords, and contains both upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
A group of components that interact to achieve some puropose.
an online journal, which uses technology to publish information over the Internet. (Weblog)
The situation in which two or more people work together toward a common goal, result, or product; information systems facilitate collaboration
Configuration Management
A management process that controls and tracks changes to a shared work product; team members must follow procedures for checking documents in and out and for making changes to the work product.
A self-describing collection of integrated records.
Gantt chart
A project management chart that shows tasks and their dependencies on each other, and schedules them in an optimal way so as to reduce the time it takes to complete them.
Knowledge management (KM)
The process of creating value from intellectual capital and sharing that knowledge with employees, managers, suppliers, customers, and others who need that capital.
Net Meeting
A proprietary Microsoft product that uses Windows and the Internet to produce a video conference.
A digital file that can be downloaded and played; can be audio or video.
Project Management
Use of software to produce charts (such as Gantt charts) that schedule tasks and resources that are dependent on each other.
Team Portal
A Web site that publishes information about the team's activities.
Version management
Use of software to control configuration of documents, designs, and other electronic versions of products.
Video Conferencing
Technology that combines a conference call with video cameras.
Virtual team
A team in which the team members work in different geographic locations but collaborate by means of information systems that support communication.