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1: What Is an Information System?

  • Page ID
    13061
  • Learning Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

    • Define what an information system is by identifying its major components;
    • Describe the basic history of information systems;
    • Discuss the role of and the purpose of information systems; and
    • Explain why IT matters