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  • You needn’t care how fast a computer your company can buy for $100.Moore’s Law: See Thomas Moore Video Podcast
  • What happens when the cost of data communications and data storage is essentially zero?
  • It's not over. Facebook and Twitter are not the end. Right now, companies are employing an application you'll study in Chapters 7–12 and new processing capabilities called the cloud in innovative ways ... using technology and techniques that have never been seen before.
  • One in two recent college graduates either unemployed or underemployed, but, not in all job categories. If you have a degree in creative writing or European history, jobs may be hard to find. Situation is dramatically different for computer related information systems jobs.
  • There is no job security, no secure investments and no security in Social Security. Your only job security is a marketable skill and courage to use it. Rapid technological change and increased international competition spotlight non-routine cognitive skills and the ability to adapt to changing technology and shifting demand Students need to develop strong non-routine cognitive skills and the ability to cope with rapid technological change.

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  • Week 1: Course Introduction CB2500 Information Management Hon Wing – IS Department Smart Banking (BI) Smart Accounting (ISA) Smart e-Services (ISSN) Smart Global Business (GBSM) Smart Marketing (MIM) 1
  • CB2500 Information Management Agenda 2013A • • • • • • • • Teaching Team Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) Textbook Course Website Course Topics Assessment Code of Conduct PALSI Hon Wing – IS Department 2
  • CB2500 Information Management Teaching Team 2013A • Mr. Hon Wing LEUNG (Room: AC1-P7807) Email: hwleung@cityu.edu.hk • Mr. Albert CHUNG (Room: AC1-P7731) Email: ykchung@cityu.edu.hk • Mr. Kris LIU (Room: AC1-P7807) Email: clliu2@cityu.edu.hk Hon Wing – IS Department 3
  • CB2500 Information Management Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) 2013A • Upon completion of this course, students are able to: – Describe the basic concepts of information systems used by businesses. – Explain how IT-enabled business processes improve businesses’ efficiency and effectiveness in an international environment. – Demonstrate the attitude and ability to design creative information management solutions to support business processes at various organizational levels. Hon Wing – IS Department 4
  • CB2500 Information Management Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) 2013A • Upon completion of this course, students are able to: – Apply decision-making models to solve international business problems. – Demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills in proposing and presenting creative information management solutions. Hon Wing – IS Department 5
  • CB2500 Information Management Textbook 2013A • Experiencing MIS, 4/E – David M. Kroenke – ISBN-10: 0132967480, ISBN-13: 9780132967488 – (HKD352, CityU bookstore 15% discount  ~HKD299) • Other supplementary readings will also be made available electronically via the web-based Blackboard (http://eportal.cityu.edu.hk/) Hon Wing – IS Department 6
  • CB2500 Information Management Course Website 2013A • http://eportal.cityu.edu.hk – Logon id : your EID – Password : your password • For downloading lecture notes, tutorial materials, and other reference materials • For lesson preparation • For assignment/project submission Hon Wing – IS Department 7
  • Course Topics CB2500 Information Management Week 1 2013A Lecture Topic Course Introduction; The Importance of MIS Reference Chapter 1 2 Business Processes, Information Systems, and Information 2 3 Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage; Smart HR; Project Briefing 3 4 Guest Seminars (28 Sep 2013, Sat, 2-5pm, LT401) 5 Hardware and Software; Database Processing 6 Business Intelligence Systems; Smart Banking (BI) 9 7 Information Systems Development; Smart Banking (PM) 10 8 Information Security Management; Smart Accounting 12 9 Advanced Security and Governance in Smart Accounting 10 Organizations and Information Systems 7 11 Information Systems Management 11 12 Data Communication and the Cloud 6 13 Advanced Topics; Course Summary; Exam Information Hon Wing – IS Department N/A 4 and 5 ISACA reference materials * May adjust according to your learning pace N/A 8
  • CB2500 Information Management Course Topics (2) 2013A • Tutorials: – Case discussion, hands-on exercises – No tutorial in mid-term test week (i.e. week 6) • Make-up lecture/tutorials: – Week 3 (Mid-Autumn Festival): • 21 Sep (Sat) – Week 5 (National Day): • 5 Oct (Sat) – Week 7 (Chung Yeung Festival): • 12 Oct (Sat, with mid-term test also) – For detailed schedule, please refer to the information in our Blackboard course site. Hon Wing – IS Department 9
  • CB2500 Information Management Assessment 2013A • Examination: • Coursework: – Individual Project – Mid-term Test – Lecture and Tutorial Participation – Weekly MC quizzes 40% 60% 20% 20% 10% 10% Total 100% ***Students MUST pass both Coursework AND Examination to pass CB2500*** Hon Wing – IS Department 10
  • CB2500 Information Management Mid-term Test 2013A • Date: 12 October 2013 (Sat) • Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm • Format (tentative): MC; close-book • Seating arrangement will be announced later. • There will not be any make-up tests available. • If you fail to take the mid-term test (with valid reasons), the 20% will be counted by your exam (from 40% to max. 60%). (Exam format is tentatively set as essay type questions; close-book) Hon Wing – IS Department 11
  • CB2500 Information Management Individual Project 2013A • A mini research about your future career. • Find out more about your “dream job” and how information systems / information management could help you. • Key dates – Week 6: progress report – Week 9: submission deadline Hon Wing – IS Department 12
  • CB2500 Information Management Code of Conduct 2013A • Your changing role in the University • Code of Student Conduct: – http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/arro/content.asp?cid=74 • Avoid plagiarism – http://www.cityu.edu.hk/edge/LASSI/student05.htm • SafeAssign in Blackboard Hon Wing – IS Department 13
  • CB2500 Information Management PALSI 2013A Hon Wing – IS Department 14
  • Week 1: The Importance of MIS CB2500 Information Management Hon Wing – IS Department Smart Banking (BI) Smart Accounting (ISA) Smart e-Services (ISSN) Smart Global Business (GBSM) Smart Marketing (MIM) 15
  • iLearn Q1: Is IM/IS important to you? CB2500 Information Management Hon Wing – IS Department Smart Banking (BI) Smart Accounting (ISA) Smart e-Services (ISSN) Smart Global Business (GBSM) Smart Marketing (MIM) 16
  • “But Today, They’re Not Enough.” CB2500 Information Management 1) 2013A Jennifer lacks skills GearUp needs 1. Abstract reasoning skills 2. Systems thinking skills 3. Collaboration skills 4. Experimentation skills The problem is: - Inability to model the event life cycle - Confusion about when vendors provide collateral materials for events - Unwilling to work with others with work-in-progress - -fear of failure prohibited discussion of new ideas Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall 2) 3) 4) Construct a model or representation Model system components and show how components inputs and outputs relate to each other Develop ideas and plans with others. Provide and receive critical feedback Create and test promising new alternatives, consistent with available resources
  • CB2500 Information Management Study Questions / Intended Learning Outcomes 2013A Q1: Why is Introduction to MIS the most important class in the business school? 1)assess, evaluate and apply 2) job security – marketable skills4 keys 3) intro careers that have strong job prowth Q2: What is an information system? Q3: What is MIS? Q4: Why is the difference between information technology and information systems important to you? Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Q1: Why Is Introduction to MIS the Most Important Class in the Business School? 2013A • Moore’s Law: • Number of transistors per square inch on an integrated chip doubles every 18 months – Speed of computer chip increases in proportion to density of transistors – Price/performance ratio falls dramatically • Routine skills can outsource to the lowest bidder • Now  strong nonroutine cognitive skills Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Computer Price/Performance Ratio Decreases 2013A So? Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management All of These Companies Exist Because of Moore’s Law 2013A Cost of data communications and data storage essentially zero • • • • YouTube Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Implication? Any routine skills can be outsourced to the lowest bidder and favor strong nonroutine cognitive skills Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management 2013A What Are Cost-Effective Business Applications of Facebook and Twitter or Whatever Will Soon Appear? • Are these applications cost-effective? • Do they generate revenue worth the time and expense of running them? • Someone needs to be examining that question, and that person works in marketing ... not in a technical field. Future business professionals need to be able to ASSESS, EVALUATE AND APPLY emerging information technology to business  greater job security Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Job Growth over the Past Twenty Years 2013A What is the trend? Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management How Can I Attain Job Security? 2013A • Knowledge and skills are your job security • Ability to cope with rapid technological change • Develop non-routine cognitive skills and ability – Organizations favor those with strong nonroutine cognitive skills - Abstract reasoning –collaboration –system thinking – ability to experiment (RANK ) Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Q2: What Is an Information System? 2013A Group of components that interact to produce information. Information system  group of components that interact to produce information Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • iLearn Q2: Example of information systems CB2500 Information Management Hon Wing – IS Department Smart Banking (BI) Smart Accounting (ISA) Smart e-Services (ISSN) Smart Global Business (GBSM) Smart Marketing (MIM) 26
  • 2013A 1. Manage and use of information systems 2. Achieving strategies Information Systems CB2500 Information Management Q3: What Is MIS? Hon Wing – IS Department Achieve Strategy Manage Use Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management What Is MIS (cont’d) 2013A Manage • Means develop (new), maintain (existing), and adapt (to another system) • To create an information system that meets your needs, take an active role in system’s development. Why? – Business professionals understand business needs and requirements. how best to obtain customers response **protecting security system and data, and backing it up  help recover the sys cirrectly and quickly Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Achieving Strategies 2013A • MIS empowers users to achieve business objectives, e.g. • to assist business people • to help achieve business goals and objectives Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Case Discussion 2013A 1.What are the IS components related to this app? Hardware, software, data, procedures and people 2.What are the business goals to be achieved by this app? Hon Wing – IS Department 30
  • CB2500 Information Management Q4: Why Is the Difference Between Information Technology and Information Systems Important to You? 2013A Information technology (IT) 1. 2. 3. 4. Products Methods Inventions Standards  IT components = Hardware + Software + Data  IS = IT + Procedures + People Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Why Is the Difference Between Information Technology and Information Systems Important to You? (cont’d) 2013A • Avoid a common mistake: Cannot buy an IS • Can buy, rent or lease hardware, software and databases, with predesigned procedures. • People execute procedures to employ new IT. • Use of new system requires training, overcoming employees’ resistance, and managing employees as they use new system. • Avoid a common mistake: IT staff ≠ IS staff • One focuses on HW, SW, networking; another focuses on information management, strategies, business opportunities Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Why Is the Difference Between Information Technology and Information Systems Important to You? (cont’d) 2013A • People and procedure  2 professions • Project managers / business analysts • IS Auditors Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management Active Review 2013A Q1: Why is Introduction to MIS the most important class in the business school? Q2: What is an information system? Q3: What is MIS? Q4: Why is the difference between information technology and information systems important to you? Hon Wing – IS Department Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing As Prentice Hall
  • CB2500 Information Management References and Disclaimer 2013A • Ch. 1 • The PPT from publisher is slightly modified to suit the teaching/learning pace. • Photos used in this PPT are copyrighted by the corresponding owners. Hon Wing – IS Department 35