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The organization structure, managers and activities

  1. 1. Management Information Systems
  2. 2. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Hardware Software Databases Networks Other related components are used to build INFORMATION SYSTEMS Payroll System Inventor y System Marketin g System Custome r Service System IS Vs IT
  3. 3. Information System Resources Information Systems Resources And Products People Resources Hardware Resources Software Resources Data Resources Network Resources Information Products
  4. 4. The Role of MIS Executive  Systems Planning  Data Center Management & Operations  Management of Remote Equipment  Identification of Opportunities for New Systems  Systems Analysis, Design, and Construction of New Systems  Distributed Systems: The migration of equipment to user areas and control (selection, purchase, and ownership). Standards sometimes set by IS department
  5. 5. The CIO's Responsibilities  Understand the business: products, markets & customers  Establish credibility of the systems department: responsiveness to needs and requests  Increase the technological maturity of the organization: "Make it easier to take advantage of computer and telecommunications applications,” Spend money, keep up with technology and applications
  6. 6. The CIO’s  Create a vision and sell it: Create a goal for the use of IT within the Organization and sell the goal to others (The Marketing of IT)  Implement a systems architecture that will support the vision and the company in the future. This is perhaps the most difficult responsibility (the Tech, and the Paradigm keep changing).
  7. 7. The CIO  Understand the Business  Environmental Scanning: Find out what is happening in the market place  Concentrate on the lines of the business  Sponsor weekly briefings  Attend industry meetings with line executives  Read industry publications  Hold informal listening sessions  Become a partner with the line manager
  8. 8. The CIO  Concentrate on Lines of Business  Example: GM sells cars, parts and financing. Each is a different line of the business, and each would required different systems.  support current operations  use system to influence future ways of working
  9. 9. Increase Technological Maturity In a technologically mature organization both the organization and the employees are comfortable using and managing the technology. ◦ Ease of use ◦ use in intended ways ◦ have a good attitude to it ◦ have control over it
  10. 10. Types of IS Organizational Design  Centralized – IS applications and resources housed, managed, and controlled centrally  Decentralized – business units have complete control of their own IS resources  Federal – attempt to achieve benefits of both centralized and decentralized  Customized – mixed design in large enterprises where each division determines best design for that division
  11. 11. Organization design depends on  How rest of business is organized  Type of customer markets, products, and geographical spread  Role of IT within the organization  Reporting level of most senior IS leader  Types of technologies managed by IS organization
  12. 12. IS Evaluation Criteria  Meeting business objectives  Responding rapidly and economically to new needs  Expanding business or services  Developing an architecture and plan  Operating reliable and efficient technology resources  Focusing on the customer  Providing quality IS staff  Reducing size of backlog  Satisfying users  Adopting new technologies
  13. 13. Senior IS Management Issues  Improving data and IT planning, especially linking IS to the business  Gaining business value through IT  Facilitating organizational learning about and through IT  Refining the IS unit’s role and position  Guiding systems development by business managers  Managing organizational data as an asset  Measuring IS effectiveness  Integrating information technologies  Developing systems personnel
  14. 14. Campus Overview 907/A Uvarshad, Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad – 382422. Ahmedabad Kolkata Infinity Benchmark, 10th Floor, Plot G1, Block EP & GP, Sector V, Salt-Lake, Kolkata – 700091. Mumbai Goldline Business Centre Linkway Estate, Next to Chincholi Fire Brigade, Malad (West), Mumbai – 400 064.