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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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Information Technology: An Introduction for Todayâs Digital World introduces undergraduate students to a wide variety of concepts they will encounter throughout their IT studies and careers. The book covers computer organization and hardware, Windows and Linux operating systems, system administration duties, scripting, computer networks, regular expressions, binary numbers, the Bash shell in Linux, DOS, managing processes and services, and computer security. It also gives students insight on IT-related careers, such as network and web administration, computer forensics, web development, and software engineering.
Suitable for any introductory IT course, this classroom-tested text presents many of the topics recommended by the ACM Special Interest Group on IT Education (SIGITE). It offers a far more detailed examination of the computer than current computer literacy texts, focusing on concepts essential to all IT professionalsâfrom operating systems and hardware to information security and computer ethics. The book highlights Windows/DOS and Linux with numerous examples of issuing commands and controlling the operating systems. It also provides details on hardware, programming, and computer networks.
Ancillary ResourcesThe book includes laboratory exercises and some of the figures from the text online. PowerPoint lecture slides, answers to exercises, and a test bank are also available for instructors.
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.
Introduction to Information Science and Technology was written by ASIST member volunteers using a dedicated wiki to present their expertise and perspectives, under the guidance of editors Charles H. Davis and Debora Shaw. All contributed material was reviewed, approved, and interlinked by the editors and subject experts. Planned for periodic print publication, the book is designed to serve as an introductory text for students in the field, while the wiki offers ASIST members an opportunity to share their knowledge and continually refresh, enhance, and expand the book s coverage.
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