CS507 - Information Systems Assignment No. 1 Solution Fall 2018 Due Date: December 10, 2018 

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Assignment No. 01
Fall 2018
CS507: Information Systems
Due Date: 10-Dec-2018
Total Marks: 20 Obtained Marks_____
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Instructions
This assignment contains 4 questions; you are required to solve all of them. It should be clear that your
assignment will not get any credit if:
• The assignment is submitted after due date.
• The assignment is not in the required format (*.doc or *.docx).
• The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupt.
• Assignment is copied (partial or full) from any source (websites, forums, students, etc.).
• Assignment sent by email will not be accepted.
Objective
The question in this assignment covers the topics from lecture 1 to 15. For all questions your answer
must be concise, to the point and compact not more than 4 to 5 lines. The objectives of this assignment
are to;
1- Evaluate basic organizational concepts
2- Evaluate knowledge of various types of systems
3- Evaluate knowledge of information systems
4- Evaluate various concepts related to data and information
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QUESTIONS 1 TO 5
QUESTION NO 1: (2.5 + 2.5 MARKS)
What kind of information systems can help organizations in their day to day operations? You
have to identify two major groups of such systems and clearly differentiate between them, and
describe whether one type of support system is dependent on other or vice versa.
QUESTION NO 2: (2.5 + 2.5 MARKS)
The values of attributes in an information system may not necessarily be exact rather such
attributes require a system that allows use of non-exact or comparative values. Your task is to
identify a mathematics branch that information systems can use in such cases. You also need to
provide three attributes that may have non-exact values.
QUESTION NO 3: (2+3 MARKS)
A financial organization requires transactions among its customers be scrutinized before they are
committed. However cost of setting up of a regular scrutiny process incurs a lot of operational
man-hours cost and delayed transaction processing. According to your knowledge from
information systems, what solution do you feel that can potentially fulfill the requirements of
faster transaction processing and minimal operational cost? You answer should include high
level composition of proposed solution.
QUESTION NO 4: (5 MARKS)
The CEO of a large multinational enterprise is facing some issues with customer’s
communications. However managing a large number of products and customers seems to be
infeasible solution especially end user management. As an information system specialist how
you can easily manage end users, clients, agents, contact them efficiently and effectively. You
should justify your answer with suitable points (3 to 4 points).
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Note: Assignment Solutions only in MSWORD format shall be accepted,
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