Fundamentals of Information Systems

Fundamentals of Information Systems

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Combining the latest research and most current coverage available into a succinct nine chapters, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E equips students with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced. The streamlined 560-page eighth edition features a wealth of new examples, figures, references, and cases as it covers the latest developments from the field--and highlights their impact on the rapidly changing role of todaya€™s IS professional. In addition to a stronger career emphasis, the text includes expanded coverage of mobile solutions, energy and environmental concerns, the increased use of cloud computing across the globe, and two cases per chapter. Learning firsthand how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs, students explore new information on e-commerce and enterprise systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, green computing, and other issues reshaping the industry. The text introduces the challenges and risks of computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism. It also presents some of the most current research on virtual communities, global IS work solutions, and social networking. No matter where studentsa€™ career paths may lead, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E and its resources can help them maximize their success as employees, decision makers, and business leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... compared to the old manual process, which took 25 people 20 days to complete.34 Virtual Reality and Multimedia Virtual reality ... Jaguar Land Rover and four of the leading universities in the United Kingdom formed a five-year, Ap10 millionanbsp;...

Title:Fundamentals of Information Systems
Author:Ralph Stair, George Reynolds
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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