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.

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: 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

  • 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 Loose Leaf

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems-loose-leaf.
  • ISBN: 0073376884
  • Release Date: 2012-01-19
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Author: James O'Brien
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



The benchmark text for the syllabus organized by technology (a week on databases, a week on networks, a week on systems development, etc.) taught from a managerial perspective. O’Brien defines technology and then explains how companies use the technology to improve performance. Real world cases finalize the explanation.

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 Third Canadian Edition

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems-third-canadian-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781118476994
  • Release Date: 2013-08-30
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: R. Kelly Rainer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The goal of Introduction to Information Systems, 3rd Canadian Edition remains the same: to teach all business majors, especially undergraduate ones, 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 to become informed users; that is, persons knowledgeable about information systems and information technology. The focus is not on merely learning the concepts of IT but rather on applying those concepts to facilitate business processes. The authors concentrate 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. Information for the Management Information Systems (MIS) major is also included.

Introduction to information systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 0471736368
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 411
  • Author: Rex Kelly Rainer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc



Live IT! Information technology lives all around us--in how we communicate, how we do business, how we shop, how we learn, even how we register for classes. Smart phones, iPods, PDAs, and wireless devices dominate our lives, and yet it's all too easy to take information technology for granted. Now, Rainer, Turban, and Potter's Introduction to Information Systems 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--and helps them understand how valuable information technology is to their future careers. Throughout, the text connects IT to accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations, so students can discover how critical IT is to each functional area and every business. Technology to help students reach their full potential WileyPLUS provides everything needed to create an environment where students can reach their full potential and experience the exhilaration of academic success. With WileyPLUS, students can: * Interact with engaging activities for each chapter, including simulations and animations that help them visualize IT processes. * Develop IT solutions for a simulated music venue called Club IT. * Come to class better prepared for lectures. * Get immediate feedback and context-sensitive help on assignments and quizzes. * Access a suite of learning resources, including a complete online version of the text. 80% of students surveyed said it improved their understanding of the material. 76% of students surveyed said it made them better prepared for tests. 69% of students surveyed said it helped them get a better grade. Visit www.wiley.com/college/wileyplus or contact your Wiley representative for more information.

Introduction to Information Systems with Simnet MIS

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems-with-simnet-mis.
  • ISBN: 0072935995
  • Release Date: 2003-01-01
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: James A. O'Brien
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin



Jim O’Brien’s Introduction to Information Systems 11/E has been thoroughly revised to reflect the movement toward enterprise-wide business applications. All real world case studies have been updated to correspond with this movement as well. The text’s focus is on teaching the general business manager how to use and manage the most current IT technologies like the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets for electronic commerce and enterprise collaboration, and how IT contributes to competitive advantage, reengineering business processes, and decision making. The coverage of security has been boosted in this edition to respond to increased threats of computer crime.

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: 9780134658612
  • Release Date: 2017-01-10
  • Number of pages: 700
  • Author: Patricia Wallace
  • Publisher: Pearson



This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The information systems field is fast-moving, and this 3rd edition features a number of new trends that affect organizations around the world. All chapters and case studies have been fully updated with current information and sources. Major new features include the following: •Extended coverage of the Internet of Things throughout, discussing the explosive increase in connected devices and the data they manage •Updated Chapter 3 to introduce recent technologies and trends in enterprise architectures • Revised Chapters 6 and 7 to expand coverage of social media, social and mobile marketing, and digital analytics •Added several new case studies: How eBay Scales Its Database Architecture with SQL and NoSQL (Chapter 4) Salesforce.com: Taking CRM to the Cloud (Chapter 5) LinkedIn: The Social Network and E-marketplace for Professionals (Chapter 6) Enabling the Sharing Economy: The Case of Uber Technologies (End-of-book comprehensive case)

Introduction to Information Systems

  • Filename: introduction-to-information-systems.
  • ISBN: UCSC:32106016741040
  • Release Date: 2000-07-11
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Judith C. Simon
  • Publisher: Wiley



Additional Content on Website. The Web site contains additional content for each chapter; student quizzes, links to related business and vendor sites, and business cases. Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition. The purchase of Introduction to Information Systems allows you ten weeks of access to the nation's most-respected business news service. Each chapter in this text has an Online Activities section tied to research activities using the Interactive Journal. Exploring this site for relevant topics raises awareness of the practical applications of information technology concepts. Flexibility of Course Content. Students needing an emphasis only on basic content will be provided adequate materials, while other students who may need more thorough coverage of content, or a more extensive managerial emphasis, can find those materials at the Web site. Advantages to Instructors include the quick feedback possible from student activities and quizzes, the use of content that can be updated much more quickly than is possible with a traditional text, and the use of activities that are often of more interest to students, without the need for the instructor to design the Web site. Instructors who have Internet access in their classrooms could choose to display materials from the Web site in class, reducing the amount of preparation needed for class materials. Flexibility of Materials allows use at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Order of concept presentation begins with topics that are most likely familiar to the reader or likely to be related to known topics. The order of presentation also allows the reader to move from the more external or computer-user topics to the more internal or system development and management concepts. The Web Companion features: Additional content for each chapter Student quizzes Links to related business and vendor sites Business cases Interactive Journal Access Interactive Journal Research Activities

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