Information Systems in Organizations
Computers were first used in the 1950’s. Now many people, firms and governments cannot survive without using computers. Computer systems are essential part of our lives.
Computers are preferred because they have the capacity to process large volumes of information without getting errors or tiring.
According to analysts, modern employees are more educated and they work in the global market. The invention of Local Area Networks (LAN) lead to development of use of computers for communication.
Organizations all over the world use information systems for activities such as data mining, communication services and workflow management among others.
Supply Chain management, e-commerce, knowledge management and communities of practice are all made possible through use of information systems hence computers.
Information systems have revolutionized intelligence which includes actions such as ability to reason, solve, imagine, perceive, plan a desired future and memorize.
You can evaluate an organization’s intelligence by checking how they use the existing knowledge to plan and implement various solutions to environmental challenges and problems. This is what helps organizations to survive.
It is also possible to assess an organization’s learning ability through checking how they perceive, behave and think.