Information Systems Management in Practice / Edition 7

Information Systems Management in Practice / Edition 7

by Barbara C. McNurlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131854712

ISBN-13: 9780131854710

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Dealing with the management of information technology (IT) as it is being practiced in organizations today, the emphasis of this book is on the current material that information systems executives find important; its organization is around a framework that readers new to the information can understand. In this 7th edition, discussions include the rising

Overview

Dealing with the management of information technology (IT) as it is being practiced in organizations today, the emphasis of this book is on the current material that information systems executives find important; its organization is around a framework that readers new to the information can understand. In this 7th edition, discussions include the rising societal risks of IT, new sections on digital convergence, messaging, and instant messaging, and a revised discussion on wireless technology. The topics of outsourcing and and information security have been updated and enhanced. Information Systems Management in Practice continues to merge theory with practice through real-world case examples.

Topics include leadership issues, the CIO’s responsibilities, uses of IT, information systems planning, essential technologies, managing operations, systems development, decision-making, collaboration, and knowledge work.  

An excellent reference resource for anyone employed in the information technology sector of business, especially managers of and executives in those departments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131854710
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Importance of Information Systems Management.

PART I. LEADERSHIP ISSUES.

2. The Top IS Job.

3. Strategic Uses of Information Technology.

4. Information Systems Planning.

PART II. MANAGING THE ESSENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES.

5. Distributed Systems: The Overall Architecture.

6. Managing Telecommunications.

7. Managing Information Resources.

8. Managing Operations.

PART III. MANAGING SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT.

9. Technologies for Developing Systems.

10. Mangaement Issues in System Development.

PART IV. SYSTEMS FOR SUPPORTING KNOWLEDGE-BASED WORK.

11. Supporting Decision Making.

12. Supporting Collaboration.

13. Supporting Knowledge Work.

PART V. THINKING AHEAD.

14. The Challenges Ahead.

Glossary.

Index.

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