Principles of Information Systems / Edition 8

Principles of Information Systems / Edition 8

by Ralph Stair
     
 

ISBN-10: 1423901150

ISBN-13: 9781423901150

Pub. Date: 01/16/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Equipping you with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced, PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 12E covers the latest research and developments from the field and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. The book includes expansive coverage of mobile solutions, energy and environmental concerns, cloud…  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, PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 12E covers the latest research and developments from the field and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. The 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, PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 12E can help you maximize your success as an employee, a decision maker, and a business leader.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423901150
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/16/2007
Series:
Available Titles Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) - Office 2007 Series
Edition description:
8TH BK&CDR
Pages:
652
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


1. An Introduction to Information Systems. 2. Information Systems in Organizations. 3. Hardware: Input, Processing, Output, and Storage Devices. 4. Software: Systems and Application Software. 5. Database Systems and Applications. 6. Telecommunications and Networks. 7. The Internet, Web, Intranets, and Extranets. 8. Electronic and Mobile Commerce. 9. Enterprise Systems. 10. Information and Decision Support Systems. 11. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems. 12. Systems Development: Investigation and Analysis. 13. Systems Development: Design, Implementation, Maintenance, and Review. 14. The Personal and Social Impact of Computers.

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