Fundamentals of Information Systems, 8th Edition
- Ralph Stair
- George Reynolds
- ISBN-10: 1305082168
- ISBN-13: 9781305082168
- 560 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2012, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
Equipping you with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced, the brief FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E covers the latest developments from the field and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. A concise nine chapters, this streamlined book includes expansive coverage of mobile solutions, energy and environmental concerns, cloud computing, IS careers, virtual teams, global IS work solutions, and social networking. You learn firsthand how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as you explore new information on e-commerce and enterprise systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, big data and business intelligence, green computing, and other issues reshaping the industry. The book also introduces the challenges and risks of computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism. A long-running example illustrates how technology was used in the design, development, and production of this book. No matter where your career path may lead, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E can help you maximize your success as an employee, a decision maker, and a business leader.
1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations.
2. Hardware and Software.
3. Database Systems and Applications.
4. Telecommunications and Networks.
5. Electronic and Mobile Commerce and Enterprise Systems.
6. Information and Decision Support Systems.
7. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems.
8. Systems Development.
9. The Personal and Social Effects of Computers.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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