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To understand information systems, you must understand the problems they are designed to solve, their architectural and design elements, and the organizational processes that lead to these solutions. htm (6 of 22)09/02/2006 8:36:20 PM Chapter 1 CEMEX: A DIGITAL FIRM IN THE MAKING Cemex, based in Monterrey, Mexico, is a 98-year-old company that sells cement and ready-mix concrete products. It has 53 plants around the globe in countries including the United States, Spain, Egypt, Colombia, and the Philippines, and is the world’s third largest cement and concrete manufacturer.

Htm (10 of 15)09/02/2006 8:36:18 PM Chapter 1 operation of the firm. Once again, information technology makes this style of management possible. GLOBALIZATION A growing percentage of the American economy—and other advanced industrial economies in Europe and Asia—depends on imports and exports. Foreign trade, both exports and imports, accounts for more than 25 percent of the goods and services produced in the United States, and even more in countries such as Japan and Germany. Companies are also distributing core business functions in product design, manufacturing, finance, and customer support to locations in other countries where the work can be performed more cost effectively.

A brief example contrasting information and data may prove useful. Supermarket checkout counters ring up millions of pieces of data, such as product identification numbers or the cost of each item sold. Such pieces of data can be totaled and analyzed to provide meaningful information, such as the total number of bottles of dish detergent sold at a particular store, which brands of dish detergent were selling the most rapidly at that store or sales territory, or the total amount spent on that brand of dish detergent at that store or sales region (see Figure 1-5).

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