Experiencing MIS

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/6/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For undergraduate Introductory Management Information Systems courses.


Helping Readers Succeed in Management Information Systems

As technology continues to change the way organizations do business, knowledge of MIS is critical. Experiencing MIS illustrates for readers how organizations use information systems to solve business problems every day. This modular text uses illustrative cases, exercises, projects, and other aids to ensure readers connect concepts to everyday life with an “in your face” attitude about MIS. Unique guides in each chapter highlight themes in ethics, security, and other timely topics.


Every year brings important new technology to organizations and the Seventh Edition reflects these trends, keeping readers up to date and knowledgeable on how to apply emerging technologies to better achieve their organizations’ strategies.


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Author Biography

David Kroenke has many years of teaching experience at Colorado State University, Seattle University, and the University of Washington. He has led dozens of seminars for college professors on the teaching of information systems and technology; in 1991, the International Association of Information Systems named him Computer Educator of the Year. In 2009, David was named Educator of the Year by the Association of Information Technology Professionals-Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG).


David worked for the U.S. Air Force and Boeing Computer Services. He was a principal in the startup of three companies, serving as the vice president of product marketing and development for the Microrim Corporation and as chief of database technologies for Wall Data, Inc. He is the father of the semantic object data model. David’s consulting clients have included IBM, Microsoft, and Computer Sciences Corporations, as well as numerous smaller companies. Recently, David has focused on using information systems for teaching collaboration and teamwork.


His text Database Processing was first published in 1977 and is now in its 13th edition. He has authored and coauthored many other textbooks, including Database Concepts, 7th ed. (2015), Using MIS, 9th ed. (2017), SharePoint for Students (2012), Office 365 in Business (2012), and Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS, 2nd ed. (2015).


Randall J. Boyle received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Florida State University in 2003. He also has a master’s degree in Public Administration and a B.S. in Finance. He has received university teaching awards at Longwood University, the University of Utah, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He has taught a wide variety of classes including Introduction to MIS, Cyber Security, Networking & Servers, System Analysis and Design, Telecommunications, Advanced Cyber Security, Decision Support Systems, and Web Servers.


His research areas include deception detection in computer-mediated environments, secure information systems, the effects of IT on cognitive biases, the effects of IT on knowledge workers, and e-commerce. He has published in several academic journals and has authored several textbooks, including Corporate Computer and Network Security, 4th ed., Applied Information Security, 2nd ed., and Applied Networking Labs, 2nd ed.


Table of Contents

Part 1: Why MIS?

1. The Importance of MIS

CE1. Collaboration Information Systems for Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Project Management

2. Business Processes, Information Systems, and Information

CE2. Collaborative Information Systems for Student Projects

3. Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage


Part 2: Information Technology

4. Hardware and Software

CE3. Mobile Systems

CE4. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

5. Database Processing

CE5. Database Design

CE6. Using Microsoft Access 2013

CE7. Using Excel and Access Together

6. The Cloud

CE8. Network and Cloud Technology


Part 3: Using IS for Competitive Advantage

7. Organizations and Information Systems

CE9. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

CE10. Supply Chain Management

8. Social Media Information Systems

CE11. Enterprise Social Networks and Knowledge Management

9. Business Intelligence Systems

CE12. Database Marketing

CE13. Reporting Systems and OLAP


Part 4: Information Systems Management

10. Information Systems Security

CE14. Data Breaches

11. Information Systems Management

CE15. International MIS

12. Information Systems Development

CE16. Systems Development Project Management

CE17. Agile Development

CE18. Business Process Management


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