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Assignment No. 01
Fall 2015 Information Systems CS507
Total Marks: 20
Due Date: 24/11/2015
Objective: Practical understanding of Information Systems
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Every organization follows procedures to accomplish its business objectives. These procedures have some purpose and goals. Information is gathered from different sources for their day to day business operations. On the basis of information from different sources organization has to make some decisions to increase the efficiency. You are required to visit an organization or search through internet and answer the following questions.
1. Give the brief introduction of the organization.
2. What information is required to accomplish their day to day business operations?
3. Why Information System is required for their system?
4. Whether they are using Manual Information System or Computerized Information System and from business point of view which system is better?
5. What is the organizational structure used in the organization either hierarchal or flat and why they are using it?
6. How does information flows within the organization?
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I didnt the Question . i mean what they are trying to say k hum koi bhi company internet say search ker k us company ka intro dain aur phir jo Questions poochay gaye hain un ka Answer kerian am i right?

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  1. 1.      Give the brief introduction of the organization.

Answer :

Lahore Transport Company

Introduction:

Lahore Transport Company (LTC) is a wholly owned company of the Government of Punjab (Pakistan) registered under section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984.Lahore Transport Company established to undertake or engage in such activities, negotiations, contracts, agreements and understandings which provide safe, affordable, reliable and efficient transport services for the general public in the city of Lahore, Further it issues discount cards for student, disable persons and old age citizen.LTC issues route permits to wagons and auto for the route alignment in Lahore city required in order to provide safe, affordable, reliable and efficient transport services for the general public in the city of Lahore

 

  1. 2.      Why LTC is using information system?
  • LTC using information system gets the accurate information for the calculation of subsidy of busses to disbursement to bus operators.
  • To track the movement of buses on GPS and Kilo Meter driven by the operators.
  • Calculation of the passengers travelled in busses to arrange new buses for future.
  • To get manage the student ,disable persons and old age citizen using discounts cards for traveling in Lahore Buses.

 

  1. 3.      Why Information System is required for their system?

 

  • Easy to calculate subsidy for bus operators.
  • Faster processing in issuing route permit to Auto rickshaws and wagon drivers.
  • Technology supported processing for quality improved services for passengers
  • Online monitoring of buses on aligned route in Lahore


 

  1. 4.      Whether they are using Manual Information System or Computerized Information System and from business point of view which system is better?

 

Answer :

Lahore Transport Company using Computerized Information System with below compenets

  • System analyst, programmers, data administrators etc.)
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Data
  • Servers
  • GPS
  • Networks

Computerized Information Systems are better from business point of view which  help organization to make decision with accurate information in hand .

 

  1. 5.      What is the organizational structure used in the organization either hierarchal or flat and why they are using it?

Answer:

Lahore Transport Company is using hierarchal structure which helps organization employees to

Employees recognize defined levels of leadership authority and levels of responsibility and opportunities for promotion motivate employees to perform well.



  1. 6.      How does information flows within the organization:

Answer :

Information flows vertically (up and down among management) in  Lahore Transport Company which is handles  by below employees .

  • Chief Technical Officer (Head of IT Department )
  • Manager Accounts and Taxation
  • Control Room section( DM IT , AM IT  & IT officer)

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  1. 1.      Give the brief introduction of the organization?

Answer:

Ruba Digital (Pvt.) Ltd.

Introduction:

Managing a successful organization (nonprofit or for-profit) - or building up the health of an already established organization. Requires healthy, ongoing leadership and management, planning, product and service development, marketing and financial management. To carry out these practices in a healthy manner, it's important to first understand the basic "territory" in which these practices are carried out.

Ruba Digital (Pvt.) Ltd. is one of the fastest growing electronic retail chain networks in Pakistan registered under section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984.  Which offers its customers a wide range of the finest consumer electronics: kitchen & home appliances, power solution, mobiles / IT related products and lighting solutions, with the option to Buy Now and Pay Later.

Ruba Digital Pvt. Ltd. plan is to expand their retail network across Pakistan and give benefit to customers in terms of quality products, best services and relaxation in payment schedule.

Organizational Functions

  1. Accounting - Keep track of all financial activities.
  2. Marketing - Advertises, promotes, and sells the product.
  3. Human Resources - Finds and hires people and handle personnel matters.
  4. Research - Does product research and relates new discoveries to the firm's current or new products.
  1. 2.      What information is required to accomplish their day to day business operations?

Answer:

  • Day-to-day business operations are the activities that a business and its employees engage in on a daily basis for the purposes of generating a profit and increasing the inherent value of the business as a going concern.
  • The primary purpose of a business is to generate sufficient income from its activities to pay its expenses, provide a profit to its owners and increase the intrinsic value of the business as an income-generating asset. Employees accomplish this goal by performing specific functions.

 

 

 

  1. 3.      Why Information System is required for their system?

Answer:

  • Operational Excellence – businesses can constantly improve their efficiency of their operations in order to achieve higher profitability. They can do this by constantly having the correct amount of stock in store so consumers can always get want they want.
  • New product services and business models – I.S systems play a major role for businesses in creating new products and services. New business models can be created and these can describe how a company produce, create and sell their products. 
  • Customer and Supplier intimacy – the better services a company provides its consumers with more likely they are too come back to them and as result the more they will buy off the supplier therefore creating a good relationship with both parties. 
  • Improved decision making – I.S systems make it possibly for managers to use real time data when making a decision to therefore make better decisions and not have to waste time looking for information.
  • Competitive advantage – if companies achieve any of these 6 reasons to use I.S they will generally create a competitive advantage over their rivals.
  • Day to Day survival – business invest in these systems to make their jobs as easy as possible. 
     
  1. 4.      Whether they are using Manual Information System or Computerized Information System and from business point of view which system is better?

Answer:

    Ruba Digital Pvt. Ltd. using Computerized Information System with below components

  • System analyst, programmers, data administrators etc.)
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Data
  • Servers
  • Networks

Computerized Information Systems are better from business point of view which helps           organization to make decision with accurate information in hand.

Computerized information systems have several advantages over manual information systems.

  • Greater flexibility
  • Speed
  • A single computer can store all the information needed.
  • By using several terminals different people can access information at the same time.
  • Information is not duplicated.
  • Information can be transferred to other computer systems easily.
  1. 5.      What is the organizational structure used in the organization either hierarchal or flat and why they are using it?

Answer:

Ruba Digital (Pvt.) Ltd. is using hierarchal structure which helps organization employees to

Employees recognize defined levels of leadership authority and levels of responsibility and opportunities for promotion motivate employees to perform well.



  1. 6.      How does information flows within the organization?

Answer:

Information flow in an organization in two ways:

  1. Vertically - Flow up and down among managers
    and their own managers.
       
  2. Horizontally - Flow sideways among departments.

Management Levels & information flows

There are three management levels in organizations:

  1. 1.      Supervisors
  • Detailed current day-to-day information.
  • Information flow is primarily vertical.
  • Communicate mainly with middle managers and workers beneath them.
  • Day-to-day internal information to keep operations running smoothly.

 

  1. 2.      Middle Management
  • Summarized information (weekly or monthly reports).
  • Information both horizontal and vertical across functional lines within the organization.
  • Historical, internal information to develop budgets and evaluate performances.
  1. 3.      Top Management
  • Concerned with long-range planning (strategic planning)
  • Need information to help them plan future growth and direction of the organization.
  • Information that reveals overall condition of the business in capsule form.
  • Information from all departments below and from outside the organization.
  • Information to plan for long-range events.

 

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  1. 1.      Give the brief introduction of the organization.

Answer :

Lahore Transport Company

Introduction:

Lahore Transport Company (LTC) is a wholly owned company of the Government of Punjab (Pakistan) registered under section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984.Lahore Transport Company established to undertake or engage in such activities, negotiations, contracts, agreements and understandings which provide safe, affordable, reliable and efficient transport services for the general public in the city of Lahore, Further it issues discount cards for student, disable persons and old age citizen.LTC issues route permits to wagons and auto for the route alignment in Lahore city required in order to provide safe, affordable, reliable and efficient transport services for the general public in the city of Lahore

 

  1. 2.      Why LTC is using information system?
  • LTC using information system gets the accurate information for the calculation of subsidy of busses to disbursement to bus operators.
  • To track the movement of buses on GPS and Kilo Meter driven by the operators.
  • Calculation of the passengers travelled in busses to arrange new buses for future.
  • To get manage the student ,disable persons and old age citizen using discounts cards for traveling in Lahore Buses.

 

  1. 3.      Why Information System is required for their system?

 

  • Easy to calculate subsidy for bus operators.
  • Faster processing in issuing route permit to Auto rickshaws and wagon drivers.
  • Technology supported processing for quality improved services for passengers
  • Online monitoring of buses on aligned route in Lahore


 

  1. 4.      Whether they are using Manual Information System or Computerized Information System and from business point of view which system is better?

 

Answer :

Lahore Transport Company using Computerized Information System with below compenets

  • System analyst, programmers, data administrators etc.)
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Data
  • Servers
  • GPS
  • Networks

Computerized Information Systems are better from business point of view which  help organization to make decision with accurate information in hand .

 

  1. 5.      What is the organizational structure used in the organization either hierarchal or flat and why they are using it?

Answer:

Lahore Transport Company is using hierarchal structure which helps organization employees to

Employees recognize defined levels of leadership authority and levels of responsibility and opportunities for promotion motivate employees to perform well.



  1. 6.      How does information flows within the organization:

Answer :

Information flows vertically (up and down among management) in  Lahore Transport Company which is handles  by below employees .

  • Chief Technical Officer (Head of IT Department )
  • Manager Accounts and Taxation
  • Control Room section( DM IT , AM IT  & IT officer)

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