Copyright 2002 by
Prentice Hall, Inc.
How are telecommunications
analogous to highway systems?
of information within and among the
corporate office, departments, and individuals
analogous to traffic on a highway.
Building of systems
- IS department responsible
for designing, building, and maintaining IS in same
way as government is for the streets, roads, and
Managed by users
- both systems are managed by
users, not builders.
- must be issued for highway (enforced
by police) and message traffic