Information Systems

Information Systems : Success in the 21st Century

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For courses in MIS and Introduction to Information Systems. This introductory information systems text helps students and instructors overcome the challenges of sorting through IS issues, concepts, and terms to maintain a current and relevant knowledge base in the midst of an information revolution. Examining more than just business implications, this book places information systems in context, and explores the changes in the field that are transforming aspects of our society and personal lives as well.show more

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  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 222 x 283 x 24.1mm | 1,308.8g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • United States ed
  • 013010857X
  • 9780130108579

Table of contents

I. ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS INTRODUCTION. 1. Information Systems: A Framework for Success. 2. How Businesses Use Information Systems. II. TECHNICAL FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 3. Computer Hardware. 4. Computer Software. 5. Database Design and Management. III. THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REVOLUTION. 6. Telecommunications and Networks. 7. The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets. 8. Electronic Commerce. IV. CREATING AND MANAGING BUSINEES DATA AND INFORMATION. 9. Client/Server Computing. 10. Information Systems for Managerial Decision Making. V. APPROACHES TO DESIGNING, DEVELOPING, AND MANAGING IS. 11. System Analysis and Design: Methodologies and Tools. 12. Computer Security. 13. Managing Knowledge, and IS Change Personnel: The Next Challenges.show more

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