Fundamentals of Information Systems
Text covers relevant topics of information technology including how to design, implement, maintain and review a system.
Fundamentals of Information Systems, Third Edition continues to offer a concise nine-chapter overview of information systems.
Information technologies and the strategies for managing them change quickly, but the principles that guide both often remain timeless. These principles form the backbone of this comprehensive survey of the field, designed for a student's first course in information technology. By presenting the details and the big picture, Ralph Stair and George Reynolds put the lessons of managing information systems into an understandable context.
This new Third Edition offers completely updated coverage as well as an increased focus on the effects of globalization.
Regardless of their major, students can use this book to understand and practice fundamental IS principles so that they can function more efficiently and effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders.
1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations
2. Hardware and Software
3. Organizing Data and Information
4. Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets
5. Electronic Commerce and Transaction Processing Systems
6. Information and Decision Support Systems
7. Specialized Information Systems: Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, Virtual Reality, and Other Systems
8. Systems Development
9. Security, Privacy, and Ethical Issues in Information Systems and the Internet
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