Chapter 5 MIS 180

MIS Infrastructure
includes the plans for how a firm will build, deploy, use, share and refresh its data, processes, and MIS assets

Enterprise Architect
a person grounded in technology, fluent in business, and able to provide the important bridge between MIS and the business

Information MIS infrastructure
-supports operations
-(backup, recovery, disaster recovery, business continuity planning)

Agile MIS infrastructure
-supports change
-(accessibility, availability, maintainability, portability, reliability, scalability, usability)

Sustainable MIS infrastructure
-supports sustainability
-(grid computing, cloud computing, virtualization)

an exact copy of a system’s information

the ability to get a system or systems up and running in the event of a system crash or failure
-failback $
-failover $$
-fault tolerance $$$

hot site
a separate and fully equipped facility where the company can move immediately after a disaster and resume business

cold site
a separate facility that does not have any computer equipment, but is a place where employees can move after a disaster

Warm site
a separate facility with computer equipment that requires installation and configuration

Disaster Recovery Plan
a detailed process for recovering info or an IT system in the event of a catastrophic disaster such as a fire or flood

Disaster Recovery Cost Curve
Charts (1) the cost of the organization of the unavailability of info and technology and (2) the cost to the organization of recovering from a disaster over time

Business Continuity Planning
a plan for how an organization will recover and restore partially or completely interrupted critical function(s) within a predetermined time after a disaster or extended disruption

Emergency Notification Service
an infrastructure built for notifying people in the event of an emergency

a sudden unexpected event requiring immediate action

Emergency Preparedness
ensures a company is ready to respond to an emergency in an organized, timely, and effective manner

Business impact analysis
identifies all critical business functions and the effect that a specific disaster may have upon them

Technology failure
occurs when the ability of a company to operate is impaired bc of a hardware, software, or data outage

unplanned interruption of a service

Incident management
the process responsible for managing how incidents are identified and corrected

refers to the varying levels that define what a user can access, view, or perform when operating a system

time frames when the system is operational

how quickly a system can transform/adapt to support environmental changes

the ability of an application to operate on different devices or software platforms

ensures a system is functioning correctly and providing accurate information

how well a system can scale up or adapt to the increased demands of growth

measures how quickly a system performs a transaction

Capacity planning
determines future environmental infrastructure requirements to ensure high quality system performance

the degree to which a system is easy to learn, efficient, and “satisfying” to use

Moore’s Law
refers to how the computer chip performance per dollar doubles every 18 months

Sustainable or “Green” MIS
describes the production, management use, and disposal of technology in a way that minimizes damage to the environment

Corporate Social Responsibility
companies acknowledged responsibility to the community society

refers to discarded, obsolete, or broken electronic devices

Sustainable MIS disposal
refers to the safe disposal of MIS assets at the end of their life cycles

Grid Computing
a collection of computers, often geographically dispersed that are coordinated to solve a common problem

Cloud Computing
refers to the use of resources and applications hosted remotely on the Internet

creates multiple “virtual” machines on a single computing device

Data center
a facility used to house management information systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems

What do sustainable data centers do?
-reduce carbon emissions
-reduces required floor space
-chooses geographic location

MIS infrastructure the plans for how a firm will build, deploy, use and share its data, processes, and MIS assets hardware the physical devices associated with a computer system WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY …

The power of MIS comes from its ability to ____________ information. A. Carry B. House C. Support D. All of the above All of the above Who is a person who is grounded in technology, fluent in business, and able …

How is the National Guard deployed to assist in response to a disaster? If the size of the disaster event is so large that the capabilities of local responders are overwhelmed and the costs of the damage inflicted exceeds the …

Wireless technology is as of today, one of the fastest growing sectors in the communications and information technology industry. Wireless communications can be said to be of 2 main categories: the wireless data and the wireless voice category. The wireless …

Which of the following “presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies–from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe”? The National Response Framework Which level of …

Underpinnings of Informatics Nursing Science, Information Science, Computer Science ANA Scope and Standards (integrates what) Nursing Informatics(NI) is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY …

David from Healtheappointments:

Hi there, would you like to get such a paper? How about receiving a customized one? Check it out