IS, IT, business functions, business information system function, information systems, information technology

Defining IS 4 Primary Functions in Business

You can define business by four primary functions: 1) Marketing and Sales, 2) Production 3) Accounting and Finance and 4) Human Resources (HR). It is all about finding ways of supporting your business operations and management. Marketing and Sales IS Information systems go towards planning, promoting and selling the products or services. They support decision-making [...]

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10 ERP Upgrade Mistakes to Avoid

What Is ERP? Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has to be considered part of the plan when upgrading your system. In this information technology (IT) has to be combined with the business process to help bring a competitive advantage to others in the same industry. It is anything from reading an e-mail to updating records of [...]

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4 Dimensions of Strategic Information Systems Planning

Strategic information systems planning (SISP) is a very important issue that has to be considered when upgrading. Information technology (IT) use along with proper planning can help increase business success. SISP is used as it’s considered a great tool to support the company. It makes sure that IT activities go along with what the company [...]

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Why All the Different Information Systems?

This all started back in the day.  Someone would need a system made specifically for them to handle one problem.  Soon enough that it was discovered that different problems needed similar solutions, but not always in the same manner of getting them.  This is where defining of the information systems began and why it is [...]

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Why is SISP Important for Organizations to Use?

As time goes on there has been a recognition that information technology (IT) is becoming more and more integrated in businesses and organizations. But as it is, IT is only as successful as how aligned the information system (IS) development is within the company. This is where SISP comes into play. One issue is that [...]