Fundamentals of Information Systems / Edition 7

Fundamentals of Information Systems / Edition 7

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by Ralph Stair, George Reynolds
     
 


Equipping you with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced, the brief FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E covers the latest developments from the field and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. A concise nine chapters, this streamlined book includes expansive coverage of mobile solutions,… See more details below

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Equipping you with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced, the brief FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E covers the latest developments from the field and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. A concise nine chapters, this streamlined book includes expansive coverage of mobile solutions, energy and environmental concerns, cloud computing, IS careers, virtual communities, global IS work solutions, and social networking. You learn firsthand how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as you explore new information on e-commerce and enterprise systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, green computing, and other issues reshaping the industry. The book also introduces the challenges and risks of computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism. A long-running example illustrates how technology was used in the design, development, and production of this book. No matter where your career path may lead, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E can help you maximize your success as an employee, a decision maker, and a business leader.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133629627
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
407,519
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations. 2. Hardware and Software. 3. Database Systems and Applications. 4. Telecommunications and Networks. 5. Electronic and Mobile Commerce and Enterprise Systems. 6. Information and Decision Support Systems. 7. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems. 8. Systems Development. 9. The Personal and Social Effects of Computers.

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