Principles of Information Systems

Completely reorganized for clarity and focus, this fresh new edition provides engaging new chapter opening cases and a new chapter on AI and automation.

Principles of Information Systems


Principles of Information Systems

This edition from authors and practitioners Ralph Stair and George Reynolds focuses on today's core IS principles that are most important for every business student to know.

Principles of Information Systems

"Help your students gain the foundation they need to better understand the IS discipline and how IS courses relate to the rest of their business courses. This edition from authors and practitioners Ralph Stair and George Reynolds focuses on today's core IS principles that are most important for every business student to know. Your students will gain a strong understanding of the changing role of today's IS professional with this book's wealth of current examples and IS references. New detailed coverage of multimedia in business, application development for the iPhone, iPad, and similar devices, cloud computing and updates of forecasting demonstrate issues reshaping IS today. New materials and examples on environmental design and green computing prepare students for today's workplace. New examples of supply chain management (SCM) and customer relationship management (CRM) better equip your students for business success. This edition presents some of the most recent research on virtual communities and work structures, including how social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, are assisting virtual teams and how companies are effectively using virtual organizational structures with mobile workers. Count on Stair/Reynolds' Principles of Information Systems, 10e to provide the insights students need to function more efficiently and effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders in business today"--Publisher.

Principles of Information Systems with Aplia Printed Access Card

This edition presents some of the most recent research on virtual communities and global IS work solutions as well as the growing importance of social networking.

Principles of Information Systems  with Aplia Printed Access Card

Gain a solid understanding of today's principles of information systems when you use the most current overview from leading authors Ralph Stair and George Reynolds. PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Eleventh Edition, relies on 14 captivating chapters to explore the core principles of IS and examine how it's practiced today. You gain a strong grasp of the latest developments and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. As many as 140 new examples and references in each chapter keep the presentation as current as possible. New discussion focuses on the increased use of cloud computing throughout the world and the latest in mobile solutions and challenges in IS today. You see, first-hand, how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as you review new information on e-commerce and enterprise systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, green computing, and other issues reshaping IS today. Expanded materials introduce the increasing challenges of today's computer crimes and hacking as well as cyberterrorism. This edition presents some of the most recent research on virtual communities and global IS work solutions as well as the growing importance of social networking. No matter what your career plans, PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Eleventh Edition, can equip you to function more effectively as an employee, manager, or decision maker in business today.

Principles of Information Systems

An organization's technology infrastructure includes all the hardware, software, networks, facilities, and services used to develop, test, deliver, control, or support the information technology applications and services an organization ...

Principles of Information Systems

Develop an understanding of the core principles of information systems (IS) and how these principles make a difference in today’s business environment with Stair/Reynolds' PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 14E. Completely reorganized for clarity and focus, this fresh new edition provides engaging new chapter opening cases and a new chapter on AI and automation. You explore the challenges and risks of cybercrime, hacking, internet of things, and artificial intelligence as you examine the latest IS research and learn from memorable examples. You can even maximize your employability as you learn how to use IS to increase profits and reduce costs in organizations while studying the latest developments in big data, business intelligence, cloud computing, e-commerce, enterprise systems, mobile computing, strategic planning, and systems development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Business Information Systems

Built on the successful framework of previous editions, this adapted edition of the popular Principles of Business Information Systems boasts a wealth of real world examples from a broad range of countries, including South Africa and the ...

Principles of Business Information Systems

Built on the successful framework of previous editions, this adapted edition of the popular Principles of Business Information Systems boasts a wealth of real world examples from a broad range of countries, including South Africa and the Gulf region. Retaining its comprehensive coverage of IS issues, this popular text is now fully updated with the latest technologies. The chapter organization is streamlined, although the five-part structure kept the same, and there are clear learning objectives throughout, closely mapped to each chapter's content. While maintaining its business focus, there is boosted coverage of IT and technological issues, perfect for courses which prepare students for the corporate world in the twenty-first century. Suitable for all students on IS courses, this edition features a supporting website with full supplementary resources as well as Course Technology's companion MIS CD-Rom.

Geographic Information Systems for Transportation

By providing thorough and accessible discussions of transportation analysis within a GIS environment, this volume fills a critical niche in GIS-T and GIS literature.

Geographic Information Systems for Transportation

GIS data and tools are revolutionizing transportation research and decision making, allowing transportation analysts and professionals to understand and solve complex transportation problems that were previously impossible. Here, Miller and Shaw present a comprehensive discussion of fundamental geographic science and the applications of these principles using GIS and other software tools. By providing thorough and accessible discussions of transportation analysis within a GIS environment, this volume fills a critical niche in GIS-T and GIS literature.

Principles of Information Security

The fourth edition of Principles of Information Security explores the field of information security and assurance with updated content including new innovations in technology and methodologies.

Principles of Information Security

The fourth edition of Principles of Information Security explores the field of information security and assurance with updated content including new innovations in technology and methodologies. Students will revel in the comprehensive coverage that includes a historical overview of information security, discussions on risk management and security technology, current certification information, and more. The text builds on internationally-recognized standards and bodies of knowledge to provide the knowledge and skills students need for their future roles as business decision-makers. Information security in the modern organization is a management issue which technology alone cannot answer; it is a problem that has important economic consequences for which management will be held accountable. Students can feel confident that they are using a standards-based, content-driven resource to prepare for their work in the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Information Systems

Designed for the first IS course taken by business majors, this text offers a broad survey of the discipline and shows the value of IS as a field of specialization

Principles of Information Systems

Designed for the first IS course taken by business majors, this text offers a broad survey of the discipline and shows the value of IS as a field of specialization

Principles of Information Systems Management

John Ward leads the readers through the processes for identifying information needs and uses, etc.

Principles of Information Systems Management

The development of new technologies and information systems means that all managers need to be aware of the potential these hold for their business. John Ward leads the readers through the processes for identifying information needs and uses, etc.

Principles of Information Systems

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.

Principles of Information Systems

Built on the successful framework of previous editions, the eagerly anticipated eighth edition of Principles of Information Systems has been heavily revised and reorganized and now offers a streamlined text that covers the most up-to-date and relevant topics of information technology. The overall vision, framework, and pedagogy that made the previous editions so popular has been retained, making this a highly comprehensive IS text. Accomplished authors Ralph Stair and George Reynolds continue to expose their readers to clear learning objectives that are reinforced by timely, real-world business examples and hands-on activities. 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.

Principles of Logic and the Use of Digital Geographic Information Systems

The user of a geographic information data base and system usually does not understand , and probably does not need to ... The principle may be a mathematical formula expressed as an algorithm and program , and its results may not be ...

Principles of Logic and the Use of Digital Geographic Information Systems

See journals under US Geological survey. Circular 977.

Management Information Systems Managerial Perspectives 4th Edition

Post, Gerald V., Management Information Systems: Solving Business Problems with Information Technology, third edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi, 2003. Ralph M. Stair et al., Principles of ...

Management Information Systems  Managerial Perspectives  4th Edition

The 4th edition of this book has been updated to meet the new requirements of the students, professors, and practitioners. This is an enhanced version of the earlier editions. To update and enhance the coverage of the book, many chapters have been restructured, and some new content/chapters have also been added. In addition, to have better engagement and learning outcomes for the reader, certain new pedagogical features have also been added. NEW IN THIS EDITION • A new chapter on ‘Ethical and Social Issues’ • Applications using MS-Access in the upgraded Chapter 5 – Data Resource Management • Concepts on organisations in Chapter 2 – Information, Systems and Organisation Concepts • Concepts of e-Governance in chapter 7 – e-Commerce, e-Business and e-Governance • Some latest trends and concepts in Chapter 4 – IT Infrastructure • Concepts on Project Management in chapter 12 – IS development and Project Management KEY FEATURES • Some new cases have been added, and various case studies from the earlier edition have been updated • New pedagogical elements, such as Objective-type Questions, True/False Questions, Review Questions and Assignments have been added in chapters • Glossary has also been incorporated to get a quick understanding of the terms used in the book • Instructor support has been added on the web through Online Resources

Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment

The first study to gather together and explain these principles, this volume describes the major components of geographical information systems, including raster and vector data structures, modules for data input, digital terrain models, ...

Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment

Geographical information systems are increasingly in demand by environmental resource and planning agencies, but the technical principles have been scattered throughout a wide range of disciplines, including cartography, spatial statistics, and computer science. The first study to gather together and explain these principles, this volume describes the major components of geographical information systems, including raster and vector data structures, modules for data input, digital terrain models, and methods of spatial analysis, classification, and interpolation. In addition, the book provides a much-needed critical review of the sources of error in geographical information processing.

Managing Information Systems

Managing Information Systems: An Integrated Approach provides practical insight into information systems principles, the application of information systems to business functions, management responsibilities for developing and operating ...

Managing Information Systems


Information Systems

Describes the role of information sytems in business. Internal organization of the information systems department, and current information systems technology and theory are explored, but the emphasis is on real-life management issues.

Information Systems

Describes the role of information sytems in business. Internal organization of the information systems department, and current information systems technology and theory are explored, but the emphasis is on real-life management issues. Casebook available.