Information Technology

Information Technology : Principles, Practices, and Opportunities

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For the introductory course in computers, computer literacy, information systems, or information technology found in department of Business and CIS. Written by a highly regarded, internationally-known consultant and educator in business and information systems, the third edition focuses on the way information technology is transforming the way people do business and how IT impacts their personal lives. The emphasis is on the way information technology is used and applied for problem solving; the new and emerging technologies as they are being implemented in real organizations; applications to personal and professional practice; and the challenges and opportunities of IT in international business situations.show more

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  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 210 x 278 x 24mm | 1,322g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 3rd International edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 013124681X
  • 9780131246812

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. 1. Information Technology: Principles, Practices, and Opportunities. 2. Essentials of Computing. 3. Essentials of the Internet and the Worldwide Web. II. HARDWARE TECHNOLOGY. 4. The Central Processor and Memory. 5. Storage and Input/Output Devices. III. DATABASE TECHNOLOGY. 6. Personal and PC Databases. 7. Enterprise Databases and Warehouses. IV. NETWORK TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS. 8. Enterprise and Personal Communications Networks. 9. Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business. V. DEVELOPING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS. 10. Launching Application Development Projects. 11. Creating Enterprise Applications. 12. Creating Web-Enabled Applications. VI. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ISSUES. 13. Information Systems in the Enterprise. 14. Issues in Information Technology. Concise Dictionary of IT Terminology. Credits. Subject Index. Name, Company, and Product Index.show more

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