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Introduction to Information Systems: People, Technology and Processes, 3rd edition

  • Patricia Wallace

Published by Pearson (January 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

3rd edition

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Overview

For courses in Information Systems.


A fresh, contemporary, and engaging introduction to information systems

Introduction to Information Systems helps students learn the core skills related to information systems while grasping why they are so fundamental to business and society. The third edition includes updated chapters, brand-new case studies, and revelations about business strategies, technology trends, and innovations—along with tips to help students work smarter and more efficiently. Additionally, the third edition highlights new technology and trends in information systems, including the Internet of Things (IoT), social media, social and mobile marketing, and digital analytics.   


The author continues to help students see beyond today’s classrooms and into today’s varied world, while drawing on examples and settings designed to resonate with the growing number of women, minorities, and nontraditional students who enroll in the course. Students will come to understand the close links between competitive business strategies and information systems, with a focus on potential careers and ethical concerns.


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Table of contents

1. Information Systems and People

2. Information Systems and Strategy

3. Information and Communications Technologies: The Enterprise Architecture

4. Databases and Data Warehouses

5. Information Systems for the Enterprise

6. The Web, Social Media, E-Commerce, and M-Commerce

7. Business Intelligence and Decision Making

8. Collaborating with Technology

9. Knowledge Management and E-Learning

10. Ethics, Privacy, and Security

11. Systems Development and Procurement

12. Project Management and Strategic Planning


Case Studies

  • Facebook and Instagram: Privacy Challenges
  • Enabling the Sharing Economy: The Case of Uber Technologies
  • Apple: Can the Company Pull Off Another Disruptive Innovation?
  • Managing the Federal Government’s IT Project Portfolio

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