I303: Organizational Informatics
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I303: Organizational Informatics, Fall 2003.
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 course policy.

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: thaigh@acm.org
Informatics Building 233, Phone (812) 856-0591
Office Hours: Tuesday 1-3pm & Wednesday 12pm-1pm

Section Leader: Rupali Pralhad Patwardhan. rpatward@indiana.edu
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. broderiq@indiana.edu
Office: Informatics Building, Room 124. Hours Tuesday 10 am-12 pm (more on the AIs)

Page copyright Thomas Haigh -- email thaigh@acm.org.    Home: www.tomandmaria.com/tom. Updated 08/31/2003.