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.
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.