Fundamentals of Information Systems, 9th Edition
- Ralph Stair
- George Reynolds
- ISBN-10: 1337097535
- ISBN-13: 9781337097536
- 560 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2016, 2014, 2012
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
Equip students with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today as the brief FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9th edition covers the latest developments and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. In addition to an emphasis on IS-related careers, this edition covers business intelligence, cloud computing, e-commerce, enterprise systems, mobile computing, and systems acquisition. Student examine computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism as well as the most current research on big data, analytics, global IS, and social networking. Students discover how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as they explore artificial intelligence, change management, consumerization of information systems, data governance, energy and environmental concerns, Internet censorship, virtual teams, and more. Powerful new interactive online multimedia resources, including MindTap, strengthen the book’s approach.
1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations.
2. Hardware and Software.
3. Database Systems and Big Data.
4. Networks and Cloud Computing.
5. Electronic Commerce and Enterprise Systems.
6. Business Intelligence and Analytics.
7. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems.
8. Systems Acquisition and 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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