Information systems for business: a look past and a glimpse into the future
by Donald N. Frey
International Journal of Technology Management (IJTM), Vol. 7, No. 6/7/8, 1992

Abstract: An organizing classification or taxonomy of the bewildering variety of information systems is useful. The taxonomy set out here begins with two basic types of system: transactional (flow) systems and decision support (batch) systems. It is also possible to devise a taxonomy of system failures which takes account of organizational and human issues. 'Who's in charge' of information system change is a particularly crucial personnel and organizational problem.

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