An Introduction to Information Systems

An Introduction to Information Systems

By: David Whiteley (author)Paperback

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A clear, student-friendly and engaging introduction to how information technology is used in business. Featuring several case studies, video interviews, thorough pedagogy and completely up-to-date chapters, this textbook will be a core resource for undergraduate students of Business Information Systems, a compulsory module in business degrees.

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David Whiteley, formerly Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, has taught Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design and e-Commerce for the last twenty years. Prior to moving to academia David spent over twenty years in the computing industry as a programmer, system analyst and project manager.


PART I: ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEMS 1. Information Systems 2. The IS Business Environment 3. IS Organisation and Management PART II: INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS 4. Corporate Systems 5. e-Business Systems PART III: COMPUTER SYSTEMS 6. Computers and IT 7. Data and Information 8. Files and Databases 9. Networks and Computer Security PART IV: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 10. The System Development Lifecycle 11. System Analysis and Design Toolbox 12. Implementing the IS PART V: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND SOCIETY 13. Computing, the Law and the Environment 14. The Information Society

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780230370500
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 396
  • ID: 9780230370500
  • weight: 769
  • ISBN10: 0230370500

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