Assignment 1: Information System and Information Technology


Q.1 In today’s life, Individuals rely on information systems, generally Internet-based, for conducting much of their personal lives: for socializing, study, shopping, banking, and entertainment. Information technology refers to anything related to computing technology, such as networking, hardware, software, the Internet, or the people that work with these technologies. How do you differentiate between information system and information technology? Explain using an example.

  • Differentiation between information system and information technology
  • Explaining with an example

Q.2 Explain decision making with MIS using Travelling salesman problem

Q.3 How to use information system to support competitive strategy? Explain with an example.

Q.4 Decision making is a daily activity for any human being. In the decision making process, we choose one course of action from a few possible alternatives. In the process of decision making, we may use many tools, techniques and perceptions. Describe Herbert Simon model on Decision making.

Q.5 Write short notes on

  • Data administration
  • Managing concurrency
  • Reduced data redundancy
  • Recovery from crashes
  • Data access

Q.6 Write short notes on

  • Role of workplace monitoring
  • Power over users