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TOPIC: Information Systems Concepts and Analytical Frameworks

  • Discuss business information system concepts, using the accepted technical terminology, and describe the related components, functions, structures, and procedures necessary for optimum operational and managerial results.
  • Examine business scenarios, identify the business users’ needs, design, and create data capture and storage solutions for these needs, analyze this data and report on which support and improve the efficiency and productivity levels of business operations.
  • Produce written reports and class presentations that describe a business, the business environment, the information systems, and existing enterprise applications, as well as any new, or futuristic enterprise applications that the business may consider for implementation. 
  • Use the Internet, word processing, database, spreadsheet, modelling and presentation applications, as tools in the development of business information systems.

  • Slide decks for Chapters 4 and 5
  • Tabs open to interactive online quizzes

  • Quiz #1 (2%) Questions from Chapters 1, 2, and 3
  • Looked over the eLearn site and compiled any questions they may have about the course.

  • Have you considered how what you're learning in this class ties directly into the GLO-BUS Simulation you're using in BADM204?
    BIS are used in every business to make data-informed decisions!

  • Formative Quizlet to prime the brain to fill in gaps of knowledge https://quizlet.com/110563647/isbb-chapter-4-data-and-databases-flash-cards/
  • Chapter #4 Data and Databases
  • Lecture on Data and Databases -- see slide deck

  • Check-in Quiz on PESTEL -- How much does the class know about the six parts of PESTEL?  https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5da9ae50ca17b7001ad74c67/pestel
  • To see the differences between SWOT and PESTEL, we will look at the following case from SAGE Business Cases (a CapU Library database):
    Luo, D., & O’Halloran, R., (2017). A comparative study of hotel brand building in the U.S.A. and China. In SAGE Business Cases. SAGE Publications, Ltd., https://www-doi-org.ezproxy.capilanou.ca/10.4135/9781529713503

  • Using PearDeck, I want you to, "Pause and write what you've just learned."

  • Using PearDeck, I want you to, "Write everything you remember from the homework."

  • Formative Quizlet to prime brains to take in new information during lecture https://quizlet.com/110566668/isbb-chapter-5-networking-and-communication-flash-cards/
  • Chapter #5 Networking and Communication

  • Using examples, we will work through how one can read a SWOT and come up with what to put in a PESTEL.
  • Take note that for the Midterm you have been provided with a template for completing your PESTEL and each of you have been assigned a unique SWOT.
  • Example #1 Air Canada SWOT Analysis. (2021). Air Canada Inc SWOT Analysis, 1–6.
  • Example #2 Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited SWOT Analysis. (2021). Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd. SWOT Analysis, 1–7.
  • Example #3 Best Buy Co Inc SWOT Analysis. (2021). Best Buy Co, Inc. SWOT Analysis, 1–7.

  • Using PearDeck, we will close out this Unit with a KWL check-in
    - What I know
    - What I want to know
    - What I learned

  • Read Chapters 7, 8, and 9 in the OER textbook
  • For more on the difference between SWOT and PESTEL, read https://creately.com/blog/diagrams/swot-analysis-vs-pest-analysis/

  • Quiz #2 (2%) Questions from Chapters 7, 8, and 9
  • Quiz #3 (3%) Certificate on PivotTables in Excel (2%) & Completed Homework File (1%)