T306 Block 2: Activity 4

How would you distinguish Information Technology from Information Systems? I’m guessing that most people wouldn’t think that there’s much – or any – difference at all. They may be right, but I would probably argue that ISs are made up of various bits of IT equipment. An IS is a more holistic approach to IT,…… Continue reading T306 Block 2: Activity 4

T306 Block 2: Activity 3

What does an Information System mean to you? An Information System, to me at least, is a system for collecting and distributing information. These systems usually use some form of computing and there is normally some “doing” going on in there too, such as calculating with numbers or producing documentation. These ISs normally have a…… Continue reading T306 Block 2: Activity 3

T306 Block 2: Activity 1

What is your position regarding Information Systems? This activity seems to be getting me to declare my perspective on Information Systems before we head into analysis the rest of the block. Well, I work with Information Systems for a living, so I guess I’m an active stakeholder in such things. I test software and this…… Continue reading T306 Block 2: Activity 1