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by Dinesh Thakur Category: Information and System Concepts

Every manager today has to manage loads of information; some for the purpose of reporting and some for taking actionable decisions. The competitive environment that exists in today's time makes this task of management even more challenging. Today's managers have to work in an increasingly competitive globalize environment, in which the cost of a faulty decision in quite high. Hence, they rely more and more on data driven decision-making techniques rather than 'gut feeling'. The focus is very much on gaining understanding about an issue before jumping to take a decision. MIS fills this gap.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Information and System Concepts

What is an Incident?

An incident in the parlance of information security is a security breach or even an attempt to breach security. An unsuccessful attempt to crack the security system is also an incident and needs to be investigated thoroughly.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Information and System Concepts

The subject of information management is however distinct from information technology, even though there is a lot of dependence on information technology to manage information.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Information and System Concepts

Information in an organization can be managed if the data that the organization generates by interacting regularly with its internal employees and external customers is managed. If the data about the transactions that the organization enters into with other entities is managed then information can also be managed to a large extent as most information is generated from the background transaction level data within the organization. Some information however, is dependent on external data that is not available within the organization.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Development Approaches

There are two basic approaches for development of MIS :

a) System development life cycle : The system development life cycle have following steps of development :

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Development Approaches

In order to develop a system successfully, it is managed by breaking the total development process into smaller basic activities or phases. Any system development process, in general, is understood to have the following phases.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Development Approaches

In order to develop a system successfully, it is managed by breaking the total development process into smaller basic activities or phases. Any system development process, in general, is understood to have the following phases 

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Development Approaches

Preliminary investigation is the first step in the system development project. It is a way of handling the user’s request to change, improve or enhance an existing system. System investigation includes the following two stages:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Development Approaches

The model states that the phases are organized in a Linear Order.  In other words, the output of one phase becomes the input for the next phase. Various phases have already been explained under a general model of system development. The different phases of the waterfall model are:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Development Approaches

In order to develop a system successfully, it is managed by breaking the total development process into smaller basic activities or phases. Any system development process, in general, is understood to have the following phases.

 

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About Dinesh Thakur

Dinesh ThakurDinesh Thakur holds an B.SC (Computer Science), MCSE, MCDBA, CCNA, CCNP, A+, SCJP certifications. Dinesh authors the hugely popular Computer Notes blog. Where he writes how-to guides around Computer fundamental , computer software, Computer programming, and web apps. For any type of query or something that you think is missing, please feel free to contact us.



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