Information Systems Management in Practice / Edition 7

Information Systems Management in Practice / Edition 7

by Barbara C. McNurlin
     
 

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

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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.

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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

1The Importance of Information Systems Management1
Pt. ILeadership Issues37
2The Top IS Job39
3Today's Strategic Imperative: E-Business75
4Information Systems Planning106
Pt. IIManaging the Essential Technologies139
5Distributed Systems: The Overall Architecture141
6Managing Telecommunications179
7Managing Information Resources210
8Managing Operations240
Pt. IIIManaging Traditional System Development277
9Technologies for Developing Systems279
10Management Issues in System Development308
Pt. IVSystems for Supporting Knowledge Work337
11The Expanding Universe of Computing339
12Decision Support Systems and Executive Information Systems365
13Group Support Systems393
14Leveraging the World of Information420
Pt. VMoving into the New Economy453
15The Challenges Ahead455
Glossary481
Index493

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