Introduction to Geospatial Technologies demonstrates the wide range of geographic technologies available to and used by geographers. Each chapter contains an introduction to the key concepts and a lab activity, so that in addition to gaining a basic foundation of knowledge students also obtain hands-on learning, practical experience, and exposure to the relevant software.
The text is intended for both majors and non-majors interested in the topic.
The second edition was successful in its goal to reflect the latest development in the field and showcase how scientists use GIS data with cloud technology. The primary goal of the third edition is to update the content and labs to present the most up-to-date information, which is essential due to the rapidly advancing field of geospatial technology.
For courses in Information Systems.
A fresh, contemporary, and engaging introduction to information systems
Introduction to Information Systems Â 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 innovationsâalong 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. Â Â
The author continues to help students see beyond todayâs classrooms and into todayâs 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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Rainer and Cegielski's new edition of Introduction to Information Systems: Supporting and Transforming Business includes updated coverage, refined cases, more illustrations, and a new "Weekly Updates" resource. Its concise chapters, many cases and examples, and online quizzing provide smooth and straightforward information and provide many hands-on activities. In general, the text is more engaging, compelling and relevant with a broader table of contents, pedagogically innovative structure, integrated activities, Excel and Access projects. The 5th Edition includes a new chapter on ERP, more emphasis placed on business processes and cloud computing, and videos of author lectures for each section of the text.
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