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Business information: technology, systems and management

Business information: technology, systems and management

Bocij, Paul; Chaffey, Dave

With this textbook, the authors provide structured and comprehensive coverage of business applications of information technology, information systems building and management of information systems

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Financial Times Management, 1999
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Paul Bocij & Dave Chaffey
ISBN: 0273638491, 9780273638490
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 640p. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Information storage and retrieval systems Business.; Information storage and retrieval systems Management.

Contents

  1. PART 1 UNDERSTANDING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  2. 1. Information as a business resource
  3. 2. Introduction to information systems
  4. 3. Information systems software
  5. 4. Information systems hardware
  6. 5. Linking information systems through telecommunications
  7. 6. Information systems for business functions
  8. PART 2 BUILDING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  9. 7. An introduction to building information systems
  10. 8. Initiating information systems development
  11. 9. Project management
  12. 10. Systems theory
  13. 11. Systems analysis
  14. 12. Systems design
  15. 13. System build and implementation
  16. PART 3 MANAGING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  17. 14. Developing an IS strategy
  18. 15. Managing information
  19. 16. Managing IT services in a business
  20. 17. Managing internet- and intranet-based information systems
  21. 18. Professional issues
  22. 19. The future of information systems
  23. Index

Author note

Paul Bocij
Derby Tertiary College
Dave Chaffey, Andrew Greasley and Simon Hickie
all at the University of Derby

Description

This exciting new textbook provides structured and comprehensive coverage of business applications of information technology, information systems building, and management of information systems, suitable for undergraduate and diploma first and second year courses in the subject. It provides full pedagogic support for the student and lecturer.
Part 1 explains why information systems are vital to business today. The terms and components that define information systems are introduced so that business users can communicate with the technicians building and maintaining their systems.
Part 2 defines the stages involved in producing information systems to deliver business benefits. This includes systems analysis and design techniques and methods of project management.
Part 3 explores the issues businesses face when managing information systems. This includes an introduction to strategy and development, legal and moral issues together with practical guidelines on managing information, networks, intranets and Internet access.