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Systems Analysis and Design Spring 2000 Chapter 1 Review Questions pg 128-29 1 A procedure is a specific task that needs to be done to produce output A system is a group of related procedures for a particular business function 2 Data is another word used for input and information is another word used for output 3 The components of an information systems IS are hardware software data procedures and people Hardware physical layer of information system Software system and application software Data Vital component of every system Procedures define tasks that must be performed by people who work with the system People primary purpose of IS is to provide valuable info to managers and users 4 All information either is produced directly or derived from data 5 An information systems is the effective use of hardware software data procedures and people to achieve specific results that support the companys business objectives 6 Common business information systems consist of purchasing system production system marketing system receivables system finance system and human resource system 7 EDI is the computer-to-computer transfer of data between companies An example of this is computerized filing of income taxes 8 No the Saturn web-site does not describe the companys corporate culture because corporate culture is the set of beliefs rules traditions values and attitudes that define a companys personality and its not possible to view all these things through a web-site 9 The four factors that affect the complexity of a business information system are 1 Relationships with other systems 2 Boundaries 3 Specialized business needs 4 Size of a company 10 The six types of information systems are 1 Operational-- process data generated by the day-to-day business transactions of a company 2 Management information system-- computer based system that generates timely and accurate information for top middle and lower managers 3 Executive information system-- supports the information requirements of
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