Write Essays responding to the following questions:
1. Discuss in detail the characteristics of automated decision support (ADS) systems. Also provide an example of a process that can be supported by an ADS system.
2. Discuss in detail modeling and models in decision making along with any benefits with this approach to decision making.
3. Identify and explain in detail activities that can foster the IT-business alignment within an organization.
4. Discuss in detail how IT can add value to a company directly and indirectly.