Introduction to Information Systems - definition - features - steps in implementation of
MIS - need for information-information system for decision making- MIS as competitive
advantages – MIS structures.
MIS - Strategic information system - MIS support for planning - organising - controlling
- MIS for specific functions - personnel, finance, marketing inventory production Data
Base Management System Models - hierarchical -network - relatioanl - modular.
Computer Hardware - Description of electronic computers – CPU operations -
Classification of computers - main - mini - workstations - micro computers - Super
computers - personal computers. Computer Software - types of software - data
representation in computers - Introduction to client-server.
Input devices - mouse - touch screens - MICR - OCR - keyboard - pen based Input -
digital scanners - voice input devices - sensors. Output devices - impact printers - nonimpact
printers - video display terminals - plotters - voice output devices. Secondary
storage devices - magnetic disk, floppy, magnetic tape, optical disk storage - CDROM
Telecommunication revolution - Introduction to Email, internet, intranet and
teleconferencing, www architecture, Introduction to E-Commerce, models B_B, B_C,
and EDI, EDI applications in business, electronic payment cash, smart cards, and credit