A large private university based i the Asia region has established a cmpus in Perth(AsUniWA). Considering universities already established in this city(UWA,Curtin,Murdoch,ECU,Notre Dame) these are a number of issues that need to be resolved in order to attract students.
The university wishes to use information systems of all types in order to gain a competitive advantage over the other universities in Perth.In particular attracting students who might be considered ‘digital natives’ is a priority, as this will allow the university to make best use of information technology, as well as showcase this use.
a)Organisations can be classified in various ways. Describe the scenario organisation (AsUniWA) in terms of the two economic sectors it belongs to, and explain why it belongs to those sectors.
b) AsUniWA wishes to provide itself with a brand. Based on ACKoff’s categories of puzzles,problem and messes, describe the key features of each category and briefly discuss how these could determine what type of problem this branding would be.
c) 1.Define each the following types of information system, explaing what characterises each type: