Readers develop an understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today with PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 13th edition. This edition combines the latest research with the most current coverage available as content highlights IS-related careers. Readers explore the challenges and risks of computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism as well as the most current research on big data, analytics, and global IS and social networking. In addition, readers examine business intelligence; cloud computing; e-commerce; enterprise systems; ethical, legal, and social issues of information systems; mobile computing; project management; strategic planning; and systems acquisition. Readers learn how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as they explore new information on artificial intelligence, change management, data governance, energy and environmental concerns, Internet of Everything, Internet censorship and net neutrality, virtual teams, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
With these overarching Principles to guide them, readers will not only achieve the best possible foundation in the management of information systems; they will also be eminently equipped to flourish in a world where embracing the rapid pace of change is vital to their success."--BOOK JACKET.
Now thoroughly streamlined and revised, PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Ninth Edition, retains the overall vision and framework that made the previous editions so popular while eliminating outdated topics and updating information, examples, and case studies. In just 600 pages, accomplished authors Ralph Stair and George Reynolds cover IS principles and their real-world applications using timely, current business examples and hands-on activities. Regardless of their majors, students can use this book to understand and practice IS principles so they can function more effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The real threat to information system security comes from people, not computers. That's why students need to understand both the technical implementation of security controls, as well as the softer human behavioral and managerial factors that contribute to the theft and sabotage proprietary data. Addressing both the technical and human side of IS security, Dhillon's Princliples of Information Systems Security: Texts and Cases equips managers (and those training to be managers) with an understanding of a broad range issues related to information system security management, and specific tools and techniques to support this managerial orientation. Coverage goes well beyond the technical aspects of information system security to address formal controls (the rules and procedures that need to be established for bringing about success of technical controls), as well as informal controls that deal with the normative structures that exist within organizations.
This book is the first Australian adaptation of Stair and Reynolds's successful US edition Principles of Information Systems. This adaptation has a stronger business focus and more practical components to better align with Australian introductory Information Systems courses. The content has also been adapted to include Australian, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific case studies.
Now in its third edition, Principles of Business Information Systems has been fully updated with new cases, new questions and assignments and the latest technologies, whilst also retaining its comprehensive coverage of Information Systems issues. This new international edition also boasts a wealth of real world examples from a broad range of countries and updated coverage of IT and technological issues, making it perfect for courses that prepare students for the modern corporate world.
Geographical data are used in so many aspects of our lives today, from disaster relief operations to finding directions on our cellphones. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are the software tools that turn raw data into useful information that can help us understand our world better.Principles of Geographical Information Systems presents a strong theoretical basis for GIS-often lacking in other texts-and an account of its practice. Through real-world examples, this text clearly explains the importance of spatial data and the information systems based upon them in solving arange of practical problems.
Built on the successful framework of previous editions, this adapted edition of the popular Principles of Business Information Systems boasts a wealth of real world examples from a broad range of countries, including South Africa and the Gulf region. Retaining its comprehensive coverage of IS issues, this popular text is now fully updated with the latest technologies. The chapter organization is streamlined, although the five-part structure kept the same, and there are clear learning objectives throughout, closely mapped to each chapter's content. While maintaining its business focus, there is boosted coverage of IT and technological issues, perfect for courses which prepare students for the corporate world in the twenty-first century. Suitable for all students on IS courses, this edition features a supporting website with full supplementary resources as well as Course Technology's companion MIS CD-Rom.
|Release Date||: 2015|
|ISBN 10||: 9781305781481|
|Pages||: 329 pages|