Introduction to Information Systems, 16th Edition


Author: George Marakas, James O’Brien
Pub Date: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 978-0073376882
Pages: 768
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 62 Mb

The benchmark text for the syllabus organized by technology (a week on databases, a week on networks, a week on systems development, etc.) taught from a managerial perspective. O’Brien defines technology and then explains how companies use the technology to improve performance. Real world cases finalize the explanation.

Table of Contents

Module I Foundation Concepts
1 Foundations of Information Systems in Business
2 Competing with Information Technology

Module II Information Technologies
3 Computer Hardware
4 Computer Software
5 Data Resource Management
6 Telecommunications and Networks

Module III e-Business Applications
7 e-Business Systems
8 Business Across the Enterprise
9 e-Commerce Systems
10 Supporting Decision Making

Module IV Information Systems Development Processes
11 Business/IT Strategies for Development
12 Implementing Business/IT Solutions

Module V Management Challenges
13 Security and Ethical Challenges
14 Enterprise and Global Management of Information Technology