Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 9780470169001
  • Release Date: 2008-01-09
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: R. Kelly Rainer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



WHATS IN IT FOR ME? Information technology lives all around us-in how we communicate, how we do business, how we shop, and how we learn. Smart phones, iPods, PDAs, and wireless devices dominate our lives, and yet it's all too easy for students to take information technology for granted. Rainer and Turban's Introduction to Information Systems, 2nd edition helps make Information Technology come alive in the classroom. This text takes students where IT lives-in today's businesses and in our daily lives while helping students understand how valuable information technology is to their future careers. The new edition provides concise and accessible coverage of core IT topics while connecting these topics to Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Human resources, and Operations, so students can discover how critical IT is to each functional area and every business. Also available with this edition is WileyPLUS - a powerful online tool that provides instructors and students with an integrated suite of teaching and learning resources in one easy-to-use website. The WileyPLUS course for Introduction to Information Systems, 2nd edition includes animated tutorials in Microsoft Office 2007, with iPod content and podcasts of chapter summaries provided by author Kelly Rainer.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 0072890428
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 452
  • Author: James A. O'Brien
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College



O'Brien's Introduction to Information Systems 13e continues to reflect the movement toward enterprise-wide business applications. George Marakas from the University of Kansas joins as a co-author on this new edition. New real world case studies correspond with this curriculum shift. The text's focus is on teaching the general business manager how to use and manage the most current IT technologies such as the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets for enterprise collaboration, and how IT contributes to competitive advantage, reengineering business processes, problem solving, and decision-making.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 0073376779
  • Release Date: 2009-11-25
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: James O'Brien
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin



O’Brien’s Introduction to Information Systems 15e reflects the contemporary use of enterprise-wide business systems. New real-world case studies continue to correspond with this industry reality. The text’s focus is on teaching the future manager the potential effect on business of the most current IT technologies such as the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets for enterprise collaboration, and how IT contributes to competitive advantage, reengineering business processes, problem solving, and decision-making.

An Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: an-introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 9781137084675
  • Release Date: 2013-05-03
  • Number of pages: 396
  • Author: David Whiteley
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan



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.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 0072297492
  • Release Date: 2000
  • Number of pages: 510
  • Author: James A. O'Brien
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies



This work examines a five-level framework that is used to describe the stages of information systems development. It has been revised to reflect the movement towards enterprise-wide business, and looks at the major topics covered in a first course.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 9780470473528
  • Release Date: 2010-04-12
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: R. Kelly Rainer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Information technology professionals will gain invaluable information with this updated resource on how to connect concepts to key business areas. These areas include accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources, and operations. The new edition provides concise and accessible coverage of core IT topics. Do It Yourself activities show them how to apply the information on the job. Technology professionals will then be able to discover how critical IT is to each functional area and every business.

Introduction to Information Systems 6th Edition

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems-6th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781119107996
  • Release Date: 2015-12-17
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: R. Kelly Rainer
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education



The goal of Introduction to Information Systems is to teach all business majors, especially undergraduates, how to use information technology to master their current or future jobs and to help ensure the success of their organization. To accomplish this goal, this text helps students become informed users; that is, persons knowledgeable about information systems and information technology. The focus is not merely placed on learning the concepts of information technology, but rather on applying those concepts to facilitate business processes. The content concentrates on placing information systems in the context of business, so that students will more-readily grasp the concepts presented in the text. The theme of this book is What's In IT for Me? This question is asked by all students who take this course. The book will show you that IT is the backbone of any business, whether a student is majoring in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, or Production/Operations Management.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 9781478402404
  • Release Date: 2016-09-26
  • Number of pages: 65
  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews



Facts101 is your complete guide to Introduction to Information Systems. In this book, you will learn topics such as Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Data Resource Management, and Telecommunications and Networks plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 0470233575
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 435
  • Author: Rex Kelly Rainer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated



WHATS IN IT FOR ME? Information technology lives all around us–in how we communicate, how we do business, how we shop, and how we learn. Smart phones, iPods, PDAs, and wireless devices dominate our lives, and yet it′s all too easy for students to take information technology for granted. Rainer and Turban′s Introduction to Information Systems, 2nd edition helps make Information Technology come alive in the classroom. This text takes students where IT lives–in today′s businesses and in our daily lives while helping students understand how valuable information technology is to their future careers. The new edition provides concise and accessible coverage of core IT topics while connecting these topics to Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Human resources, and Operations, so students can discover how critical IT is to each functional area and every business. Also available with this edition is WileyPLUS – a powerful online tool that provides instructors and students with an integrated suite of teaching and learning resources in one easy–to–use website. The WileyPLUS course for Introduction to Information Systems, 2nd edition includes animated tutorials in Microsoft Office 2007, with iPod content and podcasts of chapter summaries provided by author Kelly Rainer.

Introduction to Business Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-business-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 3540003363
  • Release Date: 2003-05-21
  • Number of pages: 242
  • Author: Rolf T. Wigand
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



After describing the functions of the PC and the role of computers in local and global networks, the authors explain the fundamentals of data management, as well as the support of firms' functions and processes through information processing. The concepts utilized are deployed in a multitude of modern and integrated application systems in manufacturing and service industries. These application examples make up the core of the book. Many application examples illustrate the methodologies addressed.

Introduction to Information Retrieval

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-retrieval.
  • ISBN: 9781139472104
  • Release Date: 2008-07-07
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Christopher D. Manning
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

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