21) According to the five-component model of information systems, the data and software components of information systems are capable of performing actions.
22) In the five-component model of an information system, data acts as a bridge between the computer and the human sides.
23) In the five-component model of an information system, hardware and software are part of the human side.
24) According to the five-component model of an information system, software is the most important component of an information system.
25) Information systems differ in the amount of work that is moved from the human side to the computer side.
26) The lower the amount of work to be moved from the human side to the computer side of an information system, the higher the complexity of that system.
27) When considering different information systems alternatives, it will be helpful to consider the low-tech versus high-tech alternatives in light of the amount of work that is being moved from people to computers.
28) Obtaining or developing new programs is more difficult than ordering additional hardware.
29) Changing personnel responsibilities to suit an information system is more disruptive to an organization than ordering additional hardware for the information system.
30) Changing the structure of existing databases causes more organizational disruption than changing working procedures.