When participants within the information system have a need to transmit and receive data or information, the type of system required is a communication system. Communication systems support people who are working together, by enabling the exchange of data and information electronically. In this topic, the information processes of transmitting and receiving are featured, with the other processes considered when relevant because all information processes play a role in communication systems.
characteristics of communication systems
examples of communication systems
transmitting and receiving in communication systems
other information processes in communication systems
managing communication systems
issues related to communication systems