Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response to the following:
How is information used in the modern enterprise? How does this use affect IT systems.
Why it is important to protect the information organizations use today? What are the basic elements in systems that help with this task.
Which parts of a system are likely to handle information? What does each part do to make information more accessible to the organization
Compare the characteristics of a management information system and a decision support system. Why are decision support systems suited for executive decision making? Why must an executive support system be flexible and easy to use?
What are the ethical implications of IT system use? Locate an ethical situation you are familiar with or that you have heard about on the news. How could you apply the ethical standards of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers or the Association for Computing Machinery?