For this Assessment, you will answer a series of short-answer questions to describe the importance of information technology

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Overview

For this Assessment, you will answer a series of short-answer questions to describe the importance of information technology in supporting an organization’s business functions. You will include a discussion of the types of information systems the company needs and why those systems might be important. You will also identify key hardware and software components required to support a company’s operations and the role of their knowledge workers/people in ensuring the management information systems are used effectively.

Assessment Submission Length: 9 items, with responses ranging in length from 75–300 words (1–4 paragraphs) per item

Professional Skills: Written CommunicationInformation Literacy, and Inquiry & Analysis are assessed in this Competency.

Instructions

Before submitting your Assessment, carefully review the rubric. This is the same rubric the assessor will use to evaluate your submission and it provides detailed criteria describing how to achieve or master the Competency. Many students find that understanding the requirements of the Assessment and the rubric criteria help them direct their focus and use their time most productively.

All submissions must follow the Academic Writing Expectations. For each item, be sure to reference at least one scholarly source to support your answer. Properly formatted APA citations and references must be provided where appropriate. Submissions that do not meet these expectations will be returned without scoring.

WEBSITE: COMPONENTS & ROLE OF MIS

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Components & Role of MIS

Guru99. (2018). Components & role of MIS (management information system). Retrieved from https://www.guru99.com/rol-component-mis.html

Time Estimate: 9 min

WEBSITE: MIS – UNDERSTANDING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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MIS – Understanding Information Systems

Juneja, P. (n.d.). MIS – understanding information systems. Retrieved February 1, 2019, from https://www.managementstudyguide.com/information-systems.htm

Time Estimate: 4 min

VIDEO: 1 – WHAT IS AN INFORMATION SYSTEM (2:58)

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What Is an Information System

Love, C. (2013, March 31). 1 – what is an information system [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qujsd4vkqFI

ARTICLE: INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS—THE FIVE (5) MAJOR COMPONENTS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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Introduction to Information Systems—The Five (5) Major Components of Information Systems

Odei-Appiah, S. (2018a). Introduction to information systems—the five (5) major components of information systems. Retrieved from https://ziglinkit.com/introduction-to-information-systems-the-five-5-major-components-of-information-systems

Time Estimate: 4 min

WEBSITE: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM TUTORIAL

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Management Information System Tutorial

Management Information System Tutorial – Tutorialspoint

Management Information System Tutorial – Management Information System (MIS) is a planned system of collecting, …

Tutorials Point. (2018). Management information system tutorial. Retrieved from https://www.tutorialspoint.com/management_information_system/index.htm

Time Estimate: 1 min

ARTICLE: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE?

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What Are the Differences Between Hardware and Software?

Computer Hope. (2018). What are the differences between hardware and software? Retrieved from https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000039.htm

Time Estimate: 3 min

ARTICLE: TYPES OF COMPUTER HARDWARE—COMMUNICATION DEVICES

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Types of Computer Hardware—Communication Devices

Odei-Appiah, S. (2018b). Types of computer hardware—communication devices. Retrieved from https://ziglinkit.com/types-of-computer-hardware-communication-devices

Time Estimate: 8 min

VIDEO: INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: PART 1 (8:18)

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Introduction to Information Technology: Part 1

Patterson, D. J. (2014, December 12). Introduction to information technology: Part 1 [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CTmHD4pMl4

ARTICLE: COMPARISON OF HARDWARE VS. SOFTWARE

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Comparison of Hardware vs. Software

Raza, S. (2018). Comparison of hardware vs. software: Difference between. Retrieved from http://www.bestdifferencebetween.com/comparison-hardware-software-difference-between/

Time Estimate: 7 min

Knowledge Check: Hardware vs. Software

Use the interactive media piece to check your knowledge of hardware versus software components.

INTERACTIVE MEDIA: HARDWARE VS. SOFTWARE

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Hardware vs. Software

Hardware vs. Software

Laureate Education (Producer). (2019). Hardware vs. software [Interactive media]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Time Estimate: 2 min

Attachments areaPreview YouTube video 1 – What is an Information System1 – What is an Information SystemPreview YouTube video Introduction to Information Technology: Part 1Introduction to Information Technology: Part 1

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