Author: Solomon

Attributes Of A Good Information System

For information to be useful to the decision maker, it must have certain characteristics and meet certain criteria. Some of the characteristics of good information are as follows: completeness, timeliness, accuracy, clarity and concise, relevance, trustworthiness, cost-effective and…

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Types Of Information Systems – What Are The Different Types Of Computerized Information Systems?

Types of IS

The purpose of a computer-based information system is to provide managers (and various categories of employees) with the appropriate kind of information to help them make decisions. There are several types of computer-based information systems, which serve different…

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Manual And Computerized Information System

Manual Filing system

Although manual information system is still being used, the advent of computerized information system has immensely influenced the growth of most business and institutions such as banks, hospitals and schools. What is the difference between manual and computerized…

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Introduction To Information Systems -The Five(5) Major Components of Information Systems

End user

Do you know that you become part of a system that produces the information you need in order to make a decision? This system is called Information System, (IS). The purpose of this information system is to turn…

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Careers/Professions in ICT – What Does It Mean To Be An ICT Professional?

Carees in ICT

I am an ICT teacher, a career I have chosen in the ICT field or industry and most of the posts on this website are what I teach my students. Perhaps you are considering a career in ICT…

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The Impact Of ICT – How Has ICT Changed The World

Impact of ICT

In one of its sustainable development goals, The United Nations considers to “significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the internet in least developed countries by 2020”. Now…

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What Is Information Processing Cycle?

processing_information

To understand how a computer works you must understand the information processing cycle. No doubt you must be aware that before a computer produces information it needs data. But how does the data become information? Well that is…

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ICT – What Is The Definition Of ICT?

ICT_ Tools

What is ICT? What is the meaning or definition of ICT? What does ICT stand for? These are questions most people ask. The impact of ICT in the world today is so great that it makes it imperative…

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