Gain an overview of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today as the concise, nine-chapter FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9th edition combines the latest research with the most current coverage available. The book addresses analytics; big data; business intelligence; cloud computing; cybercrime and information system security; e-commerce; enterprise systems; ethical, legal, and social issues of information systems; mobile computing solutions; and systems acquisition and development. You learn how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as you explore the latest information on artificial intelligence, change management, consumerization of information systems, data governance, energy and environmental concerns, global IS challenges, Internet of Everything, Internet censorship and net neutrality, IS careers, and virtual teams. Leading online MindTap help you further maximize success as an employee, decision maker, and business leader.
About the Author
Ralph Stair has taught Information Systems at many universities. He has published numerous articles and books including Succeeding with Technology, Programming in BASIC and many more.
George Reynolds has taught Information Systems at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University (Ohio), Miami University (Ohio), the College of Mount St Joseph and Strayer University. Professor Reynolds has authored more than two dozen popular textbooks addressing various aspects of today's information technology and business.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations. 2. Hardware and Software. 3. Database Systems and Big Data. 4. Networks and Cloud Computing. 5. Electronic Commerce and Enterprise Systems. 6. Business Intelligence and Analytics. 7. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems. 8. Systems Acquisition and Development. 9. The Personal and Social Effects of Computers.