9780131789548

Managing Information Technology : What Managers Need to Know

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131789548

  • ISBN10:

    0131789546

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This MIS text gives students and active managers a thorough and practical guide to IT management practices and issues. This edition covers hardware, software, networks, enterprise systems, e-business systems, and it lays the groundwork for understanding the range of IS leadership roles and current best practices for managing IT assets. This text is intended to serve as a thorough guide to IT management practices and issues for managers.

Table of Contents

Managing IT in an e-World
Midsouth Chamber of Commerce (A): The Role of the Operating Manager in Information Systems
Information Technology
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Telecommunications and Networking
The Data Resource
IMT Custom Machine Company, Inc.: Selection of an Information Technology Platform
VoIP2.biz: Strategic Steps for a VoIP Supplier
VoIP Adoption at Butler University
Data Governance at InsuraCorp
Midsouth Chamber of Commerce (B): Cleaning Up an IS Debacle
Applying Information Technology
Enterprise Systems
Managerial Support Systems
E-Business Systems
Vendor-Managed Inventory at NIBCO
Real-Time Business Intelligence at Continental Airlines
The Cliptomania Web Store
Mezzia, Inc.: Deciding Which IT Company to Join
Acquiring Information Systems
Basic Systems Concepts and Tools
Methodologies for Custom Software Development
Methodologies for Purchased Software Packages
IT Project Management
Supporting Computer Users
Managing a Systems Development Project at Consumer and Industrial Products
Development of an Interorganizational System at Zeus
Make-or-Buy Decision at Baxter Manufacturing Company
ERP Purchase Decision at Benton Manufacturing Company
The Kuali Financial System: An Open Source Project
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division: Implementing Business Process Reengineering Recommendations
NIBCOs Big Bang: An SAP Implementation
BAT-Taiwan: Implementing SAP for a Strategic Transition
A Troubled Project at Modern Materials
The Information Management System
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