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Gain a solid understanding of today's fundamentals of information systems with the most current, concise overview — FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 7E. This book uses nine brief chapters to explore the core principles of IS and examine how it's practiced today. Readers gain a strong grasp of the latest developments and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. As many as 140 new examples and references in each chapter keep the presentation as current as possible. New discussion focuses on the increased use of cloud computing throughout the world and the latest in mobile solutions and challenges in IS today. Readers see, first-hand, how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as they review the latest on e-commerce and enterprise systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, social media, and green computing. Expanded materials introduce the increasing challenges of today's computer crimes and hacking as well as cyberterrorism. No matter what your career plans, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 7E can equip you to function more effectively as an employee, manager, or decision maker in business today.
Part I: INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN PERSPECTIVE. 1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations. Part II: TECHNOLOGY. 2. Hardware and Software. 3. Database Systems and Business Intelligence. 4. Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets. Part III: BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 5. Electronic and Mobile Commerce and Enterprise Systems. 6. Information and Decision Support Systems. 7. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems. Part IV: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL ISSUES. 8. Systems Development. Part V: INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY. 9. The Personal and Social Impact of Computers. Glossary. Index.
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