Information systems facts for kids

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Information systems (IS) is the study of how people put data into computers to create useful information.

There are five things you need to make an information system work:

  • People - People that are using these computers to do their jobs.
  • Procedures - The things people have to DO to do their jobs.
  • Hardware - The actual computers that people use to store facts.
  • Software - The instructions on these computer screens that tell you how to enter facts into the computer.
  • Data - Facts, facts, and more facts in the computer.

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