Management Information Systems in Your Pocket


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How do we manage our company in smart phones or out of your pocket?
How do we control our company or institution from a distance?

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Management Information Systems in Your Pocket

  1. 1. Management Information Systems In Your Pocket Name&Surname : Cahit Onur DOĞAN / Serdar SÖNMEZ Number : 20110728 / 20110197 University : Cyprus International University
  2. 2. •How do we manage our company in smart phones? •How do we control our company or institution from a distance? MIS In Your Pocket
  3. 3. Business Tools •Perhaps, you don’t use completely, but there are many functions today. •That can be performed using handheld devices. •The smartphone has been called “Swiss Army Knife of Digital Age ”. •There are different types, these are web browser,smartphone,camera, smart clock and for some, a gateway into combined systems with one touch.
  4. 4. Software Applications • The new software applications make more versatile for business enviroment . • Firstly,Companies prefer BlackBerry smartphones for email with strong security tools and accessing internal combined systems. • Now that’s changing. Companies are starting to deploy Apple’s iPhone to conduct more of their work.
  5. 5. Doylestown Hospital • Hospital has a mobile workforce of 360 independent physicians treating thousands of patients. • The physicians use the iPhone 3G to stay connected around the clock to hospital staff,colleques and hospital information. • The doctors use iPhone feautures such as e- mail, calendar and contacts from Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. • The iPhone allows them to receive time sensitive alerts,voice communication also device allows the doctors to be on call wherever they are.
  6. 6. Meditech • Meditech;hospital’s electronic medical record system which is provide secure mobile access from any location in the world. • Meditech delivers information on vital signs, medications, lab results and even diets etc to the iPhone screen. • Radiographic image a patient,every dictated reports are available in Meditech. • Doctors also use iPhone patient’s bedside to access medical apps such as Epocrates Essentials to help them interpret lab results and obtain medication information. • Informations store on the hospital’s own server computer.
  7. 7. D.W. Morgan • D.W.Morgan serves as supply chain consultant, transportation and logistic service provider to global companies such as Apple. It has operations in more than 85 countries on four continents that use a just in time strategy. • In JIT retailers and manufacturers maintain almost no excess inventory,relying upon suppliers to deliver raw materials,components before they are needed.
  8. 8. D.W. Morgan • In this type of production environment, It is absolutely critical to know the exact moment when delivery trucks will arrive. • In the past ,it took many phone calls and company effort to provide minute information to customer manually. • The company was able to develop an application called ChainLinq Mobile.
  9. 9. ChainLinq Mobile • Morgan’s drivers use ChainLinq to record pickups and status updates. • When they reach their destination ,they collect signature and data in iPhone screen at each point along the way,including date,time and GPS locations update immediately. • Morgan’s competitors take about 20 minutes to half a day to provide proof of delivery, Morgan can do it immediately.
  10. 10. Tcho • Tcho starts up to produce custom developed chocolate making machinery. • Owner has developed an iPhone app that enables him to remotely log into each chocolate making machine. • They can control time and temperature,also app provides turn the machines on and off and receive alerts about when to make temperature changes. • App also enables him to remotely connect several video cameras that show how the Tcho FlavorLab is doing. • Employees also excange photos,e-mail and messages. • Also we can use iPad to use same applications from distance to our business.
  11. 11. Case Study Questions 1. What kinds of applications are described here?What business functions do they support? How do they improve operational efficiency and decision making? • The applications are hospital’s Meditech, Epocrates Essentials,D.W.Morgan’s ChainLinq and Tcho FlavorLab iPhone aps. • It has also e-mail,calendar and contacts functions in it. • Apps make the employees control their work easily,and help them to fix complex things. • For example; E-mail app keeps the doctors and patients in contact with each other any time. • ChainLinq helps to track shipment information. • Therefore,Applications help decision making faster,more correct and convenient for the company. • Company can save money and time through using this applications.
  12. 12. 2. Identify the problems that businesses in this case study solved by using mobile digital devices. • The mobile digital devices help companies to solve business problems. • Doctors use of iPhone to receive emails and to be called anytime no matter wherever they are. • Hospital uses these kinds of tools to manage the information of thousands of patients and help doctors to analysis medical result and easily access to about their patient information. • Also any emergency conditions occur,the hospital can contact with doctors quickly.
  13. 13. 3. What kinds of businesses are most likely to benefit from equipping their employees with mobile digital devices such as iPhones,iPads and BlackBerrys? • Almost every kind of business can benefit from equipping their employees with mobile digital devices due to internet.Because it is very popular nowadays. • As well as online shopping rate is getting increse day by day.Due to this reasons make express industry more important. They track the position of each box or packet and interfere immediately,if any problem occur.
  14. 14. 4-D.W.Morgan’s CEO has stated,”The iPhone is not a game changer,It’s an industry changer.It changes the way that you can interact with your customers and with your suppliers.” Discuss the implications of this statement. • iPhone’s industry users are getting increase nowadays. It is not just for fun or play but it can also be used in managing,affect every part of business and contact with customers or suppliers easily. • Such as in hospital,doctors can handle the information of patients immediately wherever they are. They don’t have to sit in their office all the time and they needn’t worry about c the condition of patients.
  15. 15. MIS in Action 1. List and describe the capabilities of each of this devices and give examples of how they could be used by businesses. • iPhone has so many capabilities.One of these FaceTime which can make video calls with anyone face to face.Businesses can easily make video conferencing and meeting easily with this application. • Also iPhone has sensitive touch,we can see the contents perfectly.Businesses can adjust the size of graphs and statistics easily. • Multitasking feauture which the applications keep working even though they are not shown on the screen. Different apps can open and use simulteneously. • Others like Motorola,iPad,BlackBerry have almost the same capabilities as the iPhone.But there are some differences,iPhone use iOS,the others has own operating systems and some of them are not have multitasking feautures(Motorola Droid).
  16. 16. 2. List and describe three downloadable business applications for each device and describe their business benefits. • FedEx Mobile:It provides latest shipment information and allows us track our orders in. • Chase Mobile:It makes it easy to manage our account with iPhone and safely use our credit cards.We can do some business transactions with this application in our own device. • Amazon Mobile:It helps us to quickly search, shop,compare,prices,read reviews and make purchases on our smart phones.Also business can help customer on smart phones wherever they are.
  17. 17. Thanks for listening…