9780133571752

Introduction to Information Systems

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    9780133571752

  • ISBN10:

    0133571750

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/10/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

A fresh, contemporary, active introduction to information systems

Introduction to Information Systems provides invaluable help for learning the knowledge and skills related to information systems. In it, students see clearly what information systems are all about and why they are so fundamental to business and society.

MyMISLab for Introduction to Information Systems creates learning experiences that are truly personalized and continuously adaptive. MyMISLab reacts to how students are actually performing, offering data-driven guidance that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts—resulting in better performance in the course

Packed with revelations about business strategies, technology trends and innovations–plus tips to help students work smarter, and more efficiently— Introduction to Information Systems provides a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize learning through the interactive, online role-playing simulations in MyMISLabTM: Students get opportunities to apply their knowledge and actually experience what each chapter is about, rather than simply memorizing key terms and concepts.
  • A focus on reaching all students, recognizing changing student roles, and showing clearly where the knowledge of information systems skills can take them.
  • Helping students see beyond today’s classrooms and into today’s varied world.
  • End-of-book comprehensive case studies show students the concepts in action.

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMISLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMISLAB search for ISBN-10: 0133807487 /ISBN-13: 9780133807486. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133571750/ISBN-13: 9780133571752 and ISBN-10: 0133753506/ISBN-13: 9780133753509.
MyMISLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Author Biography

Patricia Wallace is currently Senior Director for Information Technology and Online Programs at Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Before joining JHU, she was Chief, Information Strategies, and Executive Director, Center for Knowledge Management, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. She also teaches technology management courses as Adjunct Professor in the MBA Program of the Graduate School of Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College, where she previously served as CIO for 10 years. Wallace earned her Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and holds an M.S. in Computer Systems Management. She has published 10 books, including The Internet in the Workplace: How New Technologies Transform Work and The Psychology of the Internet, several educational software programs, and numerous scholarly and general articles.

Table of Contents

  1. Information Systems and People
  2. Information Systems and Strategy
  3. Information and Communications
  4. Technologies: The Enterprise Architecture
  5. Databases and Data Warehouses
  6. Information Systems for the Enterprise
  7. The Web, E-Commerce, and M-Commerce
  8. Business Intelligence and Decision Making
  9. Collaborating with Technology
  10. Knowledge Management and E-Learning
  11. Ethics, Privacy, and Security
  12. Systems Development and Procurement
  13. Project Management and Strategic Planning
Case Studies:
Facebook and Instagram: Privacy Challenges
A Humanitarian Supply Chain for the Red Cross
Apple: Can the Company Pull Off Another Disruptive Innovation?
Managing the Federal Government’s IT Project Portfolio

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Just the basics March 2, 2014
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"Most of t his seems to be incredibly elementary if you're already familiar with how the web (or computers in general) work. Even if you don't, it should be an easy A."
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