Why IT is not IS

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Theme : IT

Contributor : Arnaud Gorgeon

Arnaud Gorgeon is a well-known Professor of Information Systems. He holds a Masters Degree in Engineering, an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid and a Ph.D. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles.

Video Summary

What is the difference between IT and IS ?
Today, IS is still very often reduced to IT, leading people too often ask the wrong questions, and not surprisingly find the wrong answers.

Learning Objectives

- To make the difference between IS and IT
- To define Information Systems from both a technical, organizational, and business perspective
- To understand the importance and consequences of the systemic effects associated with an Information System

Key Words

Information Systems, Information Technology, business process, systemic effects, organizational change, socio-technical system, structure, people