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Tomorrow’s Technology and You 8/e Chapter 12 Systems and Organizations
International Information Systems
Any information system that supports international business activities is called an international information system
The international business environment poses several challenges:
Is multilingual and multicultural
Has multiple governments, with many different regulations regarding privacy and intellectual property protection
Has varying standards for telecommunications and other technologies, as well as multiple geographic conditions, time zones, and monetary currencies