Information Systems Management in Practice

Information Systems Management in Practice

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This text is intended for use on management information systems courses. It features a comprehensive exploration of how information systems management is being practised by organizations today and offers a business world perspective, providing insights into the issues that chief information officers (CIOs) face as information technology takes on strategic importance in organizations. Emphasis is placed upon the management of information technology rather than the technical aspects, and case studies show how companies are putting information technology to work. Topics covered include business re-engineering, client/server computing, inter-organizational systems, outsourcing, object oriented development, electronic document management, organizational learning and the advances of telecommunications. References are also included to experts and authorities in the field.
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  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 180 x 235mm | 818g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130422762
  • 9780130422767

Table of contents

The growing importance of information systems management; the changing nature of the top job; the new strategic role of information systems ; information systems planning; distributed systems - the overall architecture; building the telecommunications highway system; managing information resources; managing information systems operations; the evolving system development spectrum; management issues in system development; managing end user computing; managing end user computing technology; decision support systems and executive information systems; group support; the growing importance of expert systems; the maturation of office systems; helping people become comfortable with information technology; managing the human side of systems.
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