Business Finance
Consider Technology

Information Management Systems

Question Description

Prepare a 10- to 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation addressing the following:

  • List the six general types of information management systems, and give one logistics application to each one of the types listed. Highlight the advantages and/or disadvantages.
  • Which technological advances do you view as being most beneficial to logistics management?
  • What critical factors of technological advances would help an organization improve the performance of the logistics system and the ability to meet customer requirements?
  • Explain how these strategies relate to financial performance.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

Final Answer

Attached.

CONSIDER
TECHNOLOGY
Name:
Institution:

Introduction
An effective information management system
handles the maintenance and flow of information
in an organization
The information is important because it supports
business operations
Components of information systems include:
Equipment
O People
O Procedures
O Data

Information Management
Systems (IMS)
Information Management Systems include:
O Transaction Processing Systems
O Knowledge Work Systems
O Office Automation Systems
O Decision Support Systems
O Management and Executive Information

Systems
O Enterprise System (Zwass, 2003)

Logistics and IMS
O

A logistical application of Transaction Processing
Systems may be point-of-sale system

O

A logistic application of Knowledge Work Systems could be
order picking
With Office Automation Systems, logistical application
could include spreadsheets that calculate order quantities
A logistic application of Decision Su...

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