I303: Organizational Informatics,
Meets 1:25 - 2:15, Mon & Wed, Ballantine Hall 003.
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This is a course offered in the
Informatics School of
Indiana University, Bloomington. Its
prerequisites are I101 and I210. See the Schedule page
for a week by week guide, and the Policy page for
Official Description: This course examines the various needs,
uses, and consequences of information in organizational contexts. Topics
include organizational types and characteristics, functional areas and business
processes, information-based products and services, the use of and redefining
role of information technology, the changing character of work life and
organizational practices, sociotechnical structures, and the rise and
transformation of information-based industries.
Dilbert illustrates the strangely persistent organizational gap between IT
staff and non-technical managers. From Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle,
Harper Collins, 1996.
Instructor: Thomas Haigh (home
page) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Informatics Building 233, Phone (812) 856-0591
Office Hours: Tuesday 1-3pm & Wednesday 12pm-1pm
Section Leader: Rupali Pralhad Patwardhan.
Section 7446, 11:15 - 12:05 Friday in BH 205.
Section 7447, 1:25-2:15 Friday in BH 247
Office: Informatics Building, Room 124. Hours: Friday, 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
General Assistant: Blaine Roderique.
Office: Informatics Building, Room 124. Hours Tuesday 10 am-12 pm
(more on the AIs)