1. Describe how business uses information systems and provide some examples for each information system.
2. A systems analyst needs a variety of technical, business, and people skills. Identify academic courses that systems analysts should have that would help them in their future professional careers. Specially, what courses would help systems analysts with their problem solving skills?
3.3. Many students today do not fully appreciate what it was like before automated information systems. Discuss some current systems to explore what the problems were before they were implemented. Discuss about what a current system could do and then talk about what it was like in the “old days.” The following list of systems could be considered for this discussion and it would let students know if the problems are solved or not.
Pick 3 to discuss
Buying a car
Applying for a mortgage loan
Checking out a book from the library
Buying a book
Student course enrollment system
University course scheduling system