Introduction to Information Systems

Introduction to Information Systems

James A. O'Brien Irwin/McGraw-Hill 13th Edition ISBN: 9780073043555 E-ISBN: 9780077241841
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O’Brien’s Introduction to Information Systems, 13e continues to reflect the movement toward enterprise-wide business applications. George Marakas from the University of Kansas joins as a co-author on this new edition. New real world case studies correspond with this curriculum shift. The text’s focus is on teaching the general business manager how to use and manage the most current IT technologies such as the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets for enterprise collaboration, and how IT contributes to competitive advantage, reengineering business processes, problem solving, and decision-making. Students that choose the VitalBook version of this title have access to powerful digital learning tools. Students can share notes with others, customize the appearance and layout of the content, and organize all their digital course materials from a single program. VitalSource is a downloadable eBook. Students can install their eBook on up to two machines. Students can also print sections of the book for maximum portability.

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Table of Contents

  • Front Matter
  • FOUNDATION CONCEPTS
  • CHAPTER 1 FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS
  • CHAPTER 2 COMPETING WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
  • CHAPTER 3 COMPUTER HARDWARE
  • CHAPTER 4 COMPUTER SOFTWARE
  • CHAPTER 5 DATA RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • CHAPTER 6 TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS
  • BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
  • CHAPTER 7 ELECTRONIC BUSINESS SYSTEMS
  • CHAPTER 8 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE SYSTEMS
  • CHAPTER 9 DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
  • DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES
  • CHAPTER 10 DEVELOPING BUSINESS/IT SOLUTIONS
  • MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
  • CHAPTER 11 SECURITY AND ETHICAL CHALLENGES
  • CHAPTER 12 ENTERPRISE AND GLOBAL MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Review Quiz Answers
  • Glossary for Business Professionals
  • Selected References

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