Readers gain an overview of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today as the concise, nine-chapter FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9th edition combines the latest research with the most current coverage available. The book addresses analytics; big data; business intelligence; cloud computing; cybercrime; information system security; e-commerce; enterprise systems; ethical, legal, and social issues of information systems; mobile computing solutions; and systems acquisition and development. Readers learn how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as they explore the latest information on artificial intelligence, change management, consumerization of information systems, data governance, energy and environmental concerns, global IS challenges, Internet of Everything, Internet censorship and net neutrality, IS careers, and virtual teams. Maximize success as an employee, decision maker, and business leader with this streamlined, contemporary resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Revised and updated with the latest data in the field, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. The text opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transition to a digital world. Part 2 presents a high level overview of the Security+ Exam and provides students with information as they move toward this certification.
Computers by Torsten Polle,Torsten Ripke,Klaus-Dieter Schewe
Fundamentals of Information Systems contains articles from the 7th International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects (FoMLaDO '98), which was held in Timmel, Germany. These articles capture various aspects of database and information systems theory: identification as a primitive of database models deontic action programs marked nulls in queries topological canonization in spatial databases complexity of search queries complexity of Web queries attribute grammars for structured document queries hybrid multi-level concurrency control efficient navigation in persistent object stores formal semantics of UML reengineering of object bases and integrity dependence . Fundamentals of Information Systems serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research issues in the field.
The third edition of Fundamentals of Information Technology is a 'must have' book not only for BCA and MBA students, but also for all those who want to strengthen their knowledge of computers. The additional chapter on MS Office is a comprehensive study on MS Word, MS Excel and other components of the package. This book is packed with expert advice from eminent IT professionals, in-depth analyses and practical examples. It presents a detailed functioning of hardware components besides covering the software concepts. A broad overview of Computer architecture, Data representation in the computer, Operating systems, Database management systems, Programming languages, etc., has also been included. An additional chapter on Mobile Computing and other state-of-the-art innovations in the IT world have been incorporated. Not only that, the latest Internet technologies have also been covered in detail.One should use this book to acquire computer literacy in terms of how data is represented in a computer, how hardware devices are integrated to get the desired results, how the computer can be networked for interchanging data and establishing communication.Each chapter is followed by a number of review questions.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Fundamentals of Information Systems. In this book, you will learn topics such as Database Systems, Data Centers, and Business Intelligence, Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets, Electronic and Mobile Commerce and Enterprise Systems, and Information and Decision Support Systems plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Publisher: Chichester [England] ; New York : Wiley
Category: Computer software
Information Technology can be seen as the core concept driving the technology revolution. Now, with serious commitment from government funding bodies, there are many courses on offer to graduates with non-computing backgrounds to retrain in this essential area. In order for the full potential of new technology to be realized, people moving into the area via the new IT conversion courses and those working in industries where the latest technological innovations are affecting working environments need to have not only the software expertise but also an understanding of the capabilities of modern computing.
Business & Economics by David Kim,President and Chief Security Officer Security Evolutions Inc Fairfax Virginia David Kim,Michael G. Solomon
Author: David Kim,President and Chief Security Officer Security Evolutions Inc Fairfax Virginia David Kim,Michael G. Solomon
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
PART OF THE JONES & BARTLETT LEARNING INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY & ASSURANCE SERIES Revised and updated with the latest information from this fast-paced field, Fundamentals of Information System Security, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. The text opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transformation to a digital world, including a look at how business, government, and individuals operate today. Part 2 is adapted from the Official (ISC)2 SSCP Certified Body of Knowledge and presents a high-level overview of each of the seven domains within the System Security Certified Practitioner certification. The book closes with a resource for readers who desire additional material on information security standards, education, professional certifications, and compliance laws. With its practical, conversational writing style and step-by-step examples, this text is a must-have resource for those entering the world of information systems security. New to the Second Edition: - New material on cloud computing, risk analysis, IP mobility, OMNIBus, and Agile Software Development. - Includes the most recent updates in Information Systems Security laws, certificates, standards, amendments, and the proposed Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 and HITECH Act. - Provides new cases and examples pulled from real-world scenarios. - Updated data, tables, and sidebars provide the most current information in the field.
FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY comprehensively covers both the basic and advanced aspects of Information Technology. The book starts with a simple but comprehensive discussion of basic concepts of Information Technology as well as Computer Science. It explains the various common input/output devices along with a few advanced and rarely use ones in detail. The book also discusses a majority of the widely used application softwares with its area of application and includes review questions to reinforce and enhance learning. Basics to advanced topics of computer networks are presented in the computer networks section. The book is written in a reader-friendly style the book is primarily designed to meet the needs of the under-graduate students of several disciplines.
= This book takes the unique approach of combining both the fundamentals of information systems and technology with the essentials of business operation and management. Early chapters offering business background provide readers with a solid foundation to then understand the need for and structure of information systems. A broad view of information systems takes a look at individual, interorganizational, and international perspectives. For effective business professionals looking to enhance their understanding of information systems, and the relationship this technology has to the operations and management of businesses today.
Business by Ralph M. Stair,George Walter Reynolds,Thomas Chesney
Author: Ralph M. Stair,George Walter Reynolds,Thomas Chesney
Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea
The 2nd international edition of Fundamentals of Business Information Systems continues to offer a concise overview of the key principles of information systems, using the same nine-chapter format as the original US text, but with new content and updated global examples threaded throughout. Readers gain a captivating overview of the IS discipline and the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. New references and cases in each chapter bring the latest IS topics and examples to the forefront, clearly demonstrating the emphasis today's organizations place on innovation and speed.Seasoned authors Ralph Stair and George Reynolds are joined by Thomas Chesney (Nottingham University Business School) and together they weave the fundamentals of managing information systems into an understandable and engaging text that is mapped specifically to the requirements of students studying in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Its concise overview of IS provides readers with the knowledge they need to function more effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders in business today.This textbook is autopackaged with Coursemate. CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CourseMate includes an integrated eBook and interactive teaching and learning tools including quizzes, flashcards, videos, and more and an EngagementTracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.
This authored volume presents the fundamentals of NeuroIS, which is an emerging subfield within the Information Systems discipline that makes use of neuroscience and neurophysiological tools and knowledge to better understand the development, use, and impact of information and communication technologies. This book is an initial guide to this new research domain. The target audience primarily comprises PhD students and researchers, but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students and practitioners.
Information storage and retrieval systems by John I. Nwankwo