Abstract This essay is an overview of how a variety of research software application systems can best be used to increase productivity and innovation in the organizational departments of businesses. This includes the use of information technology systems for departments like Human Resources, Management and Finance. Information Systems and Organizational Departments Information systems (IS) aid the organizational departments of large corporations in a number of important ways. As R. Kelly Rainer and Effraim Turban write in their text Introduction to Information Systems, Second Edition, they help middle managers make key tactical decisions, they help lower-level managers make operational decisions and of course, are critical in helping...The end:
.....a transaction from the operational data of it (Rainer, 2009, 37). Information Systems can have a profound effect on the performance of both a company and a department. It can dramatically increase the size of a company’s sales if the information system employs enterprise resource planning systems. It can also lead to devastating losses if it is allowed to age past its life cycle. Bibliography Pearlson, K. E., Saunders, Carol S. (2005). Managing and Using Information Systems. A Strategic Approach, Third Edition: John Wiley & Sons. Rainer, R. K., Effraim Turban. (2008). Introduction to Information Systems, Second Edition: John Wiley & Sons. Rainer, R. K., Effraim Turban. (2009). Introduction to Information Systems, Second Edition.