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CS507 Assignment No.01 Fall 2021 Solution File link

CS507-Assignment-1-Solution-Fall-2021-By-VU-Ning.pdf

CS507 ASSIGNMENT 1 SOLUTION FALL 2021 

Due Date: 10 Dec 2021

Total Marks: 20 

 

Important Instructions:

For clarity and simplicity, you are required to Upload/Submit only a .doc or .docx file.

 

Assignment Objective:

The objective of this assignment is to enable students:

To understand the basic concepts of Information Systems (IS).

To understand the concepts of management styles and closed and open Systems.

 

Question 1:

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) is a famous telecommunication company in Pakistan providing telephonic and internet services throughout the country. You are required to identify any four functional areas/departments of this company and mention at least two information requirements for each of these functional areas. To get company information and their functional areas/departments, visit the website of PTCL (https://ptcl.com.pk).

 

Solution:

Functional Area/Department

Information Requirements




1. Finance

There are three departments in it. Finance, Accounts, and Revenue.

The finance department deals with revenue matters of the company and the accounts department deals with proper bookkeeping of financial transactions,

commercial audits.




2. Marketing

This department deals with market research and gives feedback to management.

The purpose of this department is to check customers' needs and wants on the basis of which products and services are developed.




3. Commercial

This department is being established with qualified and experienced staff.

The purpose of this department is to analyze all possible company options i.e., introducing new services, adopting new technologies to maintain the leading role.





4. Revenue


This department is generated by the marketing department. In this department selling the company, products are collected by the Revenue Department.

The purpose of this department is Bill printing & distribution, issuance of duplicated bills, error collection of bills.

 

Question 2:

Consider following situations and decide which management style (Authoritative or Participative) is most appropriate for the following given situations.

Solution:

Situation/Scenario

Management Style


Project Team working on a project collectively with different specialized skills set.


Participative

Emergency situations e.g., Earthquake, fire in office building.

Authoritative


Introducing a new product in specific region based on customers’ needs in that particular area.


Participative

Working in such an environment where even small mistake/error cannot be tolerated.

Authoritative

 

Question 3:

Consider following examples of some systems and based on their working, categorize them as Closed or Open systems.

 

Solution:

Examples

Closed/Open System


Information system of employees’ personal data of an ABC organization.


Closed

Documents of a trade secret of an organization.

Closed

Students’ computer lab of an XYZ university.

Closed

Internet Café

Open

The admission department of an ABC college.

Open

Operation Theater of an XYZ hospital.

Closed

CS507 One more idea solution fall 2021 assignment#01 link 

CS507-Assignment-1-Fall%202021-Solution.pdf

CS507 ASSIGNMENT 1 SOLUTION FALL 2021

 

Due Date: 10 Dec 2021

Total Marks: 20

 

Important Instructions:

For clarity and simplicity, you are required to Upload/Submit only .doc or .docx file.

 

Assignment Objective:

The objective of this assignment is to enable students:

To understand the basic concepts of Information System (IS).

To understand the concepts of management styles and closed and open System.

 

Question 1:

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) is a famous telecommunication company in Pakistan providing telephonic and internet services throughout the country. You are required to identify any four functional areas/departments of this company and mention at least two information requirements for each of these functional areas. To get company information and their functional areas/departments, visit website of PTCL ( https://ptcl.com.pk )

 

 

Solution:

Functional Area/Department

Information Requirements

 

 

 

1. Finance

There is three departments in it. Finance, Accounts and Revenue.

Finance department deals with revenue matters of company and accounts department deals with proper book keeping of financial transactions,

commercial audit.

 

 

 

2. Marketing

This department deals with market research and gives feedback to management.

Purpose of this department is to check customers’ needs and wants on the basis of which products and services are developed.

 

 

 

3. Commercial

This department is being established with qualified and experienced staff.

Purpose of this department is to analyze all possible company options i.e., introducing new services, adoption new technologies to maintain the leading role.

 

 

 

 

4. Revenue

 

This department id generated by the marketing department. In this department selling the company products is collected by the Revenue Department.

The purpose of this department is Bill printing & distribution, issuance of duplicated bills, error collection of bills.

 

 

 

Question 2:

Consider following situations and decide which management style (Authoritative or Participative) is most appropriate for the following given situations.

 

Solution:

Situation/Scenario

Management Style

 

Project Team working on a project collectively with different specialized skills set.

 

Participative

Emergency situations e.g., Earthquake, fire in office building.

Authoritative

 

Introducing a new product in specific region based on customers’ needs in that particular area.

 

Participative

Working in such an environment where even small mistake/error cannot be tolerated.

Authoritative

 

 

 

 

Question 3:

Consider following examples of some systems and based on their working, categorize them as Closed or Open System.

 

Solution:

 

Examples

Closed/Open System

 

Information system of employees’ personal data of an ABC organization.

 

Closed

Documents of trade secret of an organization.

Closed

Students’ computer lab of an XYZ university.

Closed

Internet Café

Open

Admission department of an ABC college.

Open

Operation Theater of an XYZ hospital.

Closed

 

 

 

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