Pupose of this Unit 30 Information Systems in Organisations Assignment is to provide learners with an understanding of how organisations use information systems to help them manage their specific needs.
Information has been described as the backbone in business success, Information is vital to communication and a critical resource for performing works in organizations daily activities. Business managers spend most of their day in meetings, reading, writing, and communicating with other managers, subordinates, customers, vendors, and other constituents via telephone, in person, or by e-mail. Indeed, management itself is information processing. You are required to address the task as specified and research a particular organization such as Tesco, Morison, or Asda to address the learning outcomes as specified: Please note that the research and subjective skill needs to exhibit transferable skill by reflecting it to the chosen organization
LO1: Understand information needs within different functional areas of organisations
P1.1 Evaluate the information needs of the different functional areas of your chosen organisation Eg production, sales/marketing, finance/accounting, human resources Management
The objective of this task is to address and exhibit an understanding of different types of information systems and where they can be applied in organisations, and also how to use information systems to solve business organisation’s business problems.
LO2 Be able to compare information systems
P2.1 Discuss at least 5 different types of information systems in organisation and give examples of each and where they can be applied
P2.2- Information systems applications can be used to solve business problems, investigate the current trend in relation to:
Operational excellence, new products, services, and business models, Customer and supplier intimacy, improved decision making, and Competitive advantage
P2.3 – Evaluate the suitability of information systems for different functional areas of your chosen organisation.
The objective for this task is to address and exhibit an understanding of how to use of information systems to produce management information.
LO3 Be able to use information systems to produce management information
P3.1 use an information system to generate valid, accurate and useful information for a given problem.
In your selected organisation, describe how to use an information system to generate valid, accurate, and useful information for any given problem of your choice
P3.2 Evaluates alternative methods of solving the problem identified in P3.1