Information Systems in Business

Information Systems in Business

Information systems, a set of components that allow collecting, storing, processing and sharing of data as well as providing information, knowledge and solutions, is an integrated part of our society. Today information systems are used to run inter-organizational businesses as they compete in the market. The global penetration of the internet and the web has not only enabled access to information and other resources but also facilitated the fostering of relationships among people and organizations on a colossal scale.  Information systems have become the principal of life and the means to deliver services as they have quickened the pace of daily activities, enabled people to develop and maintain new and more-rewarding relationships, affected the structure and mix of organizations, changed the type of products bought and influenced the nature of work.

Information Systems provide knowledge and strategic know-how that are required today on both managerial and technical levels.

Thus, in all organizations and business setup regardless of the industry or size; technology is critical to creating maximum efficiency, fostering innovation, and providing a strategic edge.  This technological imperative means that all business and project managers, business analysts and mobile, IT consultants, need to understand the technology and its strategic role in order to succeed.