Prepare a 2- or 3-page on business processes and information system.
Review Figure 2.1 in Introduction to Information Systems for an example of a flowchart.
Mary Smith, a former student at the local college, has been expanding her online business, Mary’s MediBracelets, in the local college’s incubator.
Mary has determined that her product, a specialized medical ID bracelet, is nearly ready to be sold and she needs someone to set up her initial website and business systems. Mary wants to include a charitable component to her business and is considering using a sales model in which her business will provide one free bracelet to a low-income senior citizen for every bracelet purchased.
Mary has hired your small business, IT Business Services Consultants, to develop her website and business systems.
Write a 2- to 3-page report for the client including the following:
A description of the relationship between business processes and information systems
A flowchart for handling an online order
Areas for Information Systems (IS) use and security concerns
A list of areas of concern for ethical handling of customers’ private information