Introduction to Information Systems - Loose Leaf

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  • Edition: 16th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 1/19/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The benchmark text for the syllabus organized by technology (a week on databases, a week on networks, a week on systems development, etc.) taught from a managerial perspective. O'Brien defines technology and then explains how companies use the technology to improve performance. Real world cases finalize the explanation.

Table of Contents

MODULE I Foundation Concepts
1. Foundations of Information Systems in Business
2. Competing with Information Technology

MODULE II Information Technologies
3. Computer Hardware
4. Computer Software
5. Data Resource Management
6. Telecommunications and Networks

Module III e-Business Applications
7. e-Business Systems
8. Business Across the Enterprise
9. e-Commerce Systems
10. Supporting Decision Making

MODULE IV Development Processes
11. Business/IT Strategies for Development
12. Implementing Business/IT Solutions

MODULE V Management Challenges
13. Security and Ethical Challenges
14. Enterprise and Global Management of Information Technology

Review Quiz Answers
Selected References
Glossary for Business Professionals
Name Index
Company Index
Subject Index

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