cis207t | undergraduate
Information Systems Fundamentals
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Networking and Cloud Computing
- Compare and contrast the major types of networks.
- Describe the key characteristics and advantages of cloud computing.
- Discuss the concerns and risks associated with cloud computing.
Data and Knowledge Management
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of relational databases.
- Define Big Data and discuss its basic characteristics.
- Describe the benefits and challenges of implementing knowledge management systems in organizations.
- Identify the potential value and the potential limitations of artificial intelligence.
Privacy, Security, and Systems Development
- Identify three places that store personal data and discuss at least one potential threat to the privacy of the data stored there for each one.
- Discuss the ten types of deliberate attacks.
- Define the three risk mitigation strategies, and provide an example of each one in the context of owning a home.
- Describe the general functions of the operating system.
- Identify the major types of application software.
Introduction to Information Systems
- Describe the various types of computer-based information systems in an organization.
- Discuss ways in which information technology can affect managers and nonmanagerial workers.
- Differentiate between business process reengineering, business process improvement, and business process management.
- Identify the career opportunities within the information systems industry.
Information Systems in Business
- Describe the three business models for business-to-business electronic commerce.
- Identify the purpose of transaction processing systems.
- Categorize the types of support that information systems can provide for each functional area of the organization.
- Describe and provide examples of different ways that organizations can use business intelligence (BI).
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