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4 Level pyramid model diagram - Information systems types

A four level pyramid model of different types of Information Systems based on the different levels of hierarchy in an organization. The first level represents transaction processing systems for workers. The second level represents management information systems for middle managers. The third level represents decision support systems for senior menegers. The fourth level represents executive information systems for executives.
"The "classic" view of Information systems found in the textbooks in the 1980s was of a pyramid of systems that reflected the hierarchy of the organization, usually transaction processing systems at the bottom of the pyramid, followed by management information systems, decision support systems, and ending with executive information systems at the top. Although the pyramid model remains useful, since it was first formulated a number of new technologies have been developed and new categories of information systems have emerged, some of which no longer fit easily into the original pyramid model.
Some examples of such systems are:
data warehouses,
enterprise resource planning,
enterprise systems,
expert systems,
search engines,
geographic information system,
global information system,
office automation." [Information systems. Wikipedia]
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There are a number of different organisational structures. The most appropriate structure will depend on the size of the business and the type of business. A hierarchical organizational structure is one of the most typical organizational structure. This structure can be represented as a pyramid, with a single entity in authority at the top, with subsequent levels of power beneath them. Each member of the pyramid reports only to their direct subordinates or superiors, limiting the amount of communication overhead, which can be seen both as an asset or a limitation. It is easy to see where a hierarchical structure would be an effective solution; companies that have offices based in disparate locations, a business that focuses on diversified markets, any organization with need for multiple levels of middle management. You can easily create a clear hierarchical organizational chart using ConceptDraw solution that contains templates of the 25 Typical Orgcharts. Read more