Primary components of an information system

  

Assignment Instructions

Question

Of the five primary components of an information system (hardware, software, data, people, process), which do you think is the most important to the success of a business organization?

 
 

Part A – Define each primary component of the information system.

Part B – Include your perspective on why your selection is most important.

Part C – Provide an example from your personal experience to support your answer.

Length/Formatting Instructions

  

Length

4 pages, double spaced, 1″   margins

 

Font

12 point, Calibri Font

 

Program/File Type

Submit in Word

 

Referencing system

APA referencing system is   necessary in assignments, especially material copied from the Internet.

For   examples of correct citations, visit the following links:

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

 

File Name

Lastname_firstname_C10_M3   Assignment

  

Module 3 Assignment Grading Rubric

Your work will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  

Category 

Exemplary 

Satisfactory 

Unsatisfactory 

Unacceptable 

 

Mechanics – Grammar,   Punctuation, Spelling 

20 points  
  Student makes no errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract   the reader from the content. 

15 points
  Student makes 1-2 errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract   the reader from the content. 

10 points  
  Student makes 3-4 errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract   the reader from the content. 

5 points
  Student makes more than 4 errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that   distract the reader from the content. 

 

Writing Style   –   Organization, Transitions, Tone 

10 points  
  The assignment is written with excellent organization, thoughtful   transitions, and the appropriate tone.  

8 points
  This writing assignment is adequately organized, but has some errors in the   transitions or the tone. 

6 points  
  This writing assignment is poorly organized, or it contains ineffective   transitions and/or inappropriate tone. 

2 points
  This writing assignment displays little to no organization or transitions,   and/or does not use the appropriate tone. 

 

APA Format – Margins,   Font, Spacing, Headings and Cover Page 

10 points  
  The margins, font, spacing, headings, and cover page are all formatted   properly. 

8 points
  There are 1-2 errors in the formatting of the margins, font, spacing,   headings, or cover page. 

6 points  
  There are 3-4 errors in the formatting of the margins, font, spacing,   headings, or cover page. 

2 points
  There are more than 4 errors in the formatting of the margins, font, spacing,   headings, or cover page. 

 

APA Format – Citations   and References  

10 points  
  All sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited, and the   references and in-text citations are all properly formatted. Each reference   has an in-text citation and in-text citation has a reference. 

8 points  
  All sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited, but slight   errors are present in the format of the in-text citations or references. Or   there may be one in-text citation or reference missing. 

6 points  
   Some sources used for quotes and facts are either not credible or there   are significant errors in the in-text citations and/or references. Or there   are multiple missing in-text citations or references. 

2 points  
  The sources used for quotes and facts are not credible and/or not cited. The   in-text citations and/or references are not present. 

 

Topic   Requirements  –  defining each primary component of the information   system,  perspective importance, and an example  from personal   experience.  

50 points
  All topic requirements are appropriately addressed. Including: defining each   primary component of the information system,  perspective importance,   and an example  from personal experience.  

40 points
  All topic requirements are appropriately addressed but minor errors in    defining each primary component of the information system,  perspective   importance, and an example  from personal experience.  

30 points
  Topic requirements are appropriately addressed but significant errors   in  defining each primary component of the information system,    perspective importance, and an example  from personal   experience.  

10 points
  The topic requirements were not appropriately addressed.