One of the first things you need to
do is convince the current owner of SewWorld that he needs to collect data.
Here’s what you want to get across to him: data are the facts, figures, and
details collected about an organization. The data becomes information when it
is put into meaningful context. Information systems help develop greater
knowledge about the organization if the consumer of the information can manage
and manipulate the data in appropriate ways for the enterprise.
Create a PowerPoint presentation to
share with the owner. The presentation should be structured with the following
Review some of the tools you use, whether at home or in
school, that help turn the data you are exposed to into information for
making decisions. Elaborate further on the definition of information
systems by answering the following questions: Define data. Define information. Describe what knowledge is and how it is used to create
technology systems. How does an information system increase a company’s
competitive position? Identify what kinds of business information SewWorld
would likely be interested in storing, retaining, and reporting on.