XBIS 219 Business Information Systems /Complete Class
XBIS 219 Week 1 CheckPoint: The Information Systems Department
• Review Ch. 2 in the text.
• Select two organizational departments in a business.
• Write a paragraph of at least 200 words in which you identify the roles of information systems within those departments.
• Post your CheckPoint in the Assignment section of eCampus.
• Note that any citations should follow APA guidelines.
DQ1• Choose one of the organizational departments of a business, such as accounting, finance, and human resources. What is the role of this department? What types of information does the department need? How does the department use that information?
DQ2• What are information resources? What types of information resources does a business usually need? Why is it important for a general manager to be knowledgeable about information technology?
XBIS 219 Week 2 CheckPoint: A Microfinance MIS
Visit the Mifos Initiative Web site at www.mifos.org. The Mifos Initiative is a technology program sponsored by the Grameen Foundation to provide open source MIS software to microfinance institutions in developing countries.
Follow the links for the software demo. Click Product on the right side of the screen. Click Demo the Software from the listing on the left.
Write a 200-word description of what the software offers. Identify the components of the Mifos database.
Post your CheckPoint in the Assignment section of eCampus.
Note that any citations should follow APA guidelines.
XBIS 219 Week 2Assignment: Amazon Evolution
Read the Case Study, Amazon: From Book Seller to Service Provider, at the end of Ch. 1 in the text.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper, describing Amazon’s strategy. Discuss whether the company is...