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This modular text shows readers how businesses use-and need-information systems to accomplish their goals, objectives, and competitive strategy. The Importance of MIS; Business Processes, Information, and Information Systems; Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage; Hardware and Software; Database Processing; Data Communication; Enterprise Systems; E-Commerce, Web 2.0, and Social Networking; Business Intelligence and Information Systems for Decision Making; Information Systems Development; Information Systems Management; Information Security Management Compiled in a modular and question-based format, this text explains to readers how information systems are used to solve business problems.
Table of Contents
Part 1: MIS and You Chapter 1: The Importance of MIS CE 1: Improving Your Collaboration Skills CE 2: Using Collaboration Information Systems Chapter 2: Business Processes, Information, and Information Systems CE 3: Information Systems and Decision Making Chapter 3: Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage CE 4: Knowledge Management and Expert Systems Part 2: Information Technology Chapter 4: Hardware and Software CE 5: Introduction to Microsoft Excel CE 6: Preparing a Computer Budget Using Excel Chapter 5: Database Processing CE 7: Database Design CE 8: Using Microsoft Access CE 9: Using Excel and Access Together Chapter 6: Data Communication CE 10: Remote, Nomadic, and Mobile Systems Part 3: Using IS for Competitive Strategy Chapter 7: Enterprise Systems CE 11: Functional Processes, Applications, and Systems CE 12: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Chapter 8: E-Commerce, Web 2.0, and Social Networking CE 13: Supply Chain Management CE 14: Processing Social Capital: Facebook, Twitter, and UGC Chapter 9: Business Intelligence and Information Systems for Decision Making CE 15: Database Marketing CE 16: Reporting Systems and OLAP CE 17: Geographic Information Systems Part 4: Information Systems Management Chapter 10: Information Systems Development CE 18: Business Process Management CE 19: Systems Development Project Management Chapter 11: Information Systems Management CE 20: Outsourcing CE 21: Financing and Accounting for IS Projects Chapter 12: Information Security Management CE 22: International MIS