Information System &Engineering Economics-Engineering-Pune University-August2019
INFORMATION SYSTEM & ENGINEERING ECONOMICS
(2015 Course) (Semester – I)
Time: 1 Hour Max. Marks:30
Instructions to the candidates:
1) Attempt Q.1 or Q.2, Q.3 or Q.4, Q.5 or Q.6.
2) Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.
3) Figures to the right side indicate full marks.
4) Assume suitable data, if necessary.
Q1) a) What is an Information System? List and describe the organizational management issues involved in an information System? 
b) Differentiate an Information System from a Transaction Processing System (TPS). 
Q2) a) Large Enterprises are usually quick to integrate Information Technology into their day-to-day operations than small sized companies. State reasons for the same. 
b) List and describe the information Systems serving each of the major functional areas of a Business. 
Q3) a) What are Enterprise Systems? How do they benefit Businesses? 
b) Explain the Push v/s Pull Supply Chain models? 
Q4) a) Why did E-commerce become so popular all over in such a small time? 
b) List and explain the various advantages of an Information System based Railway Ticket booking system as implemented in Indian Railways.
Q5) a) List and explain the various IT infrastructures used in E-Commerce organizations? 
b) What are the various steps involved in integrating an existing business’s processes while integrating them with an Information System? 
Q6) a) Describe various challenges in Data management. 
b) What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Explain with an example how SCM helps an organization in managing its Vendors.