- Chapter 1 – Review the Key Lessons from Chapter 1 – Explain the five key lessons and note the importance of each key lesson from chapter 1.
- Also, note why is it important to understand these basic concepts.
- The above submission should be one page in length and adhere to APA formatting standards.**Remember the page length does not include the APA cover page or any references**Note the first assignment should be in one section and the second section should have the information from the Information Technology and Organizational Learning assignment. The paper requirements for the two-pages applies to the second part of the assignment directly related to the Information Technology and Organizational Learning assignment.
School of Computer & Information Sciences ITS-631 Operational Excellence Chapter 1 – Information Systems for Business and Beyond (2019)
define what an information system is by identifying its major components;
describe the basic history of information systems; and
describe the basic argument behind the article “Does IT Matter?” by Nicholas Carr.
Information Systems Constantly Changing
IS Systems change daily
Electronic components also change constantly
Defining Information Systems
A set of related components that collect, process, store, and distribute information to support decision making and control in an organization.
Combine hardware, software, and networks to collect, create, and distribute data (used typically in an organization).
Components of Information Systems
The Role of Information Systems
Based on Era
The Main Frame Era
The PC Revolution
The Internet, World Wide Web and E-Commerce
The Post-PC World
Information Systems and Competitive Advantage
Implementation of IS can bring a competitive advantage
Nicholas Carr “I.T. Doesn’t Matter”
IT is as common as electricity
Something to be managed to reduce costs
Read Sidebar: Walmart Uses Information Systems to Becomethe World’s Leading Retailer
Bourgeous, D., Smith, J., Wang. S., Mortati, J. (2019). Information Systems for Business and Beyond. Retrieved from https://opentextbook.site/informationsystems2019/.
School of Computer & Information Sciences ITS-631- Operational Excellence Chapter 1 – Information Technology and Organizational Learning
The book reviews from a personal perspective the explanation of IT, organizational learning, and the practical relationship between IT and organizational learning.
Utilizes the Ravell Corporation examples throughout the book
A New Approach
Fix the Problem
Single loop and double-loop learning
The Blueprint for Integration – day-to-day operations
Resistance in the Ranks and Line Management
Resistance in the Ranks
Political behavior can be detrimental to organizational learning effort
Line Management to the Rescue
Critical for success in transformational situations
IT Begins to reflect
Defining an Identity for IT
Who we are and what is our purpose
Implementing the Integration: A Move toward Trust and Reflection
Defining Reflection and Learning for an Organization
Working toward a Clear Goal
Commitment to Quality
Teaching Staff “Not to Know”
Transformation of Culture
Alignment with Administrative Departments
Vitally important to integrate IT with various departments to increase adoption of organizational learning
Langer, A. M. (2018). Information Technology and Organizational Learning. 3rd edition. Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. ISBN: 978-1-138-23858-9