Unit 02. Information Systems. LO4 – Be able to use IT tools to produce Management Information. Assessment Criteria. P1 – Explain how organisations use Information P2 – Discuss the Characteristics of Good Information
LO4 – Be able to use IT tools to produce Management Information
P1 – Explain how organisations use Information
P2 – Discuss the Characteristics of Good Information
M1– Assess the improvements which can be made to an identified organisation’s Business Information Systems
P3 - Explain the issues related to the use of information
D1 – Compare Legal, Ethical and Operational issues that may affect organisations.
P4– Describe the features and functions of Information Systems
P5– Identify the information systems used in a specified organisation
M2 – Illustrate the input and output if Information within a specified functional areas of an organisation
D2 – Analyse the legal and ethical implications of the illustrated inputs and outputs.
P6– Select Information to support a business decision-making process
P7 – Use IT tools to produce management information.
M3 – Explain the value of a management information system.
Be able to use IT tools to produce management information
There are several different types of software applications available to usein order to collect and manage information. Each of these has their purpose and each has their inner tools that can be used to portray that information to the client or customer. These are the widely known and widely used applications that have become common forms of tools that we use in our day, common to the point where we name the company as the tool rather than the application, Word instead of Word Processing, Excel instead of Spreadsheet etc.
Task 1 – P6.1 – Explain the different types of IT Tools that can be used, with examples of use.
This can be done in the form of a presentation or report and must highlight the applications data management and display in a range of examples.
There are several different types of higher level applications available for companies to use in order to analyse data and prepare information results. Each of these has their purpose and each has their advantages that makes them useful to portray that information to the client or customer.
Task 2 – P6.2 –Explain the different types of higher levels of IT Tools that can be used to analyse information with examples of use.