Description : This text covers the information requirements and management perspectives required in a business environment. Fully updated to include all recent developments in the area of information systems, this book: places more emphasis upon managerial issues, in particular the strategic and competitive benefits of information technology; includes enhanced sections on networks and communications, both in disucssion of technology and of organizational impact; has extended coverage of decision support systems, and includes executive information systems and other new tools in this area; and includes three new chapters on strategy and information systems, distributed systems networks and the organization, and decision-support and end-user computing. and computer students.
Description : After describing the functions of the PC and the role of computers in local and global networks, the authors explain the fundamentals of data management, as well as the support of firms' functions and processes through information processing. The concepts utilized are deployed in a multitude of modern and integrated application systems in manufacturing and service industries. These application examples make up the core of the book. Many application examples illustrate the methodologies addressed.
Description : This book discusses digitalization trends and their concrete applications in business and societal contexts. It summarizes new findings from research, teaching and management activities comprising digital transformation, e-business, the representation of knowledge, human–computer interaction and business optimization. The trends discussed include artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics, blockchain, and many more. Professors and researchers who conduct research and teach at the interface between academia and business present the latest advances in their field. The book adopts the philosophy of applied sciences and combines both rigorous research and practical applications. As such, it addresses the needs of both professors and researchers, who are constantly seeking inspiration, and of managers seeking to tap the potential of the latest trends to take their business to the next level. Readers will find answers to pressing questions that arise in their daily work.
Description : Business Information Systems provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to information systems and their application in organisations. Essential elements: • Business-focused – concise but comprehensive coverage of the core material for business students • Grounded in theory – provides a strong foundation in the subject • Coherent and integrated – builds concepts systematically, showing the connections between subjects and leading to a more sophisticated understanding of how different areas interrelate • Fully up-to-date – with the latest developments and cutting edge ideas from the field • Practical – demonstrates the application of theory to real-world situations through over 30 specially-written case studies with global appeal plus new online 'Careers in IS' videos • Supported – by a vast array of quality resources online at www.palgrave.com/business/beynon-daviesbis2e Brand new key features for this second edition: • Online 'Careers in IS' videos with integrated exercises in the book, easily accessible via a QR code, and featuring leading practitioners in the public and private sectors. These include the CTO of the BBC and the Deputy Head of e-Commerce at Schuh.co.uk talking about why technology is central to business operations, and providing valuable career guidance. • New sections throughout including cloud computing, mobile eCommerce, eGovernment and green ICT • Content aligned with IS2010 model curricula and capability outcomes and AACSB and AMBA requirements. • Nine new UK and international cases including 'The Arab Spring and Social Media', 'Off-shoring in Bangalore' and 'The Indian Identity Number'. Business Information Systems links with 15 cases from the Journal of Information Technology and the Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases with easy online access.
Description : This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Business Information Systems, BIS 2010, held in Berlin, Germany, in May 2010. The 25 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 80 submissions. Following the theme of the conference "Future Internet Business Services", the contributions detail recent research results and experiences and were grouped in eight sections on search and knowledge sharing, data and information security, Web experience modeling, business processes and rules, services and repositories, data mining for processes, visualization in business process management, and enterprise resource planning and supply chain management.
Description : Guides students through choosing, developing and managing information systems to achieve business aims. In modern business, good development and management of business information systems are central to the success or failure of the organisation. Starting from first principles, this book provides you with the knowledge needed to understand: the technology of business information systems, the development of efficient and reliable business information systems, the strategic use of information systems for effective management and competitive advantage. This third edition has completely updated coverage of contemporary topics like security, knowledge management and new technologies and continues to develop the practical skills that students need for problem solving and designing systems in the real world.Frequent business examples, case studies and web-links bring the subject alive and there are a wealth of questions, exercises and further reading both in the book and online at www.pearsoned.co.uk/bis which help students to check their understanding, complete assignments and prepare for exams. Business Information Systems is ideal for students taking a course in Business or Management Information Systems, Business Information Technology or Computer Science."Linking technology and management has never been easier. This is a great book, containing almost everything a business student should know about Information Systems." - Dr. R.H.J. Ronken, Department of Accounting and Information Management, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Maastricht University About the authors:Paul Bocij has developed teaching materials for colleges and universities around the World and as a consultant he regularly advises a number of major organisations on IS issues, including design, development, security and training. He is an active researcher and the author of over twenty books.Dr Dave Chaffey has 15 years experience of developing information management solutions in industry and education. Dave is visiting lecturer at the Universities of Cranfield, Leeds and Warwick.Andrew Greasley lectures in Information Systems, Operations Management and Simulation Modelling at Aston Business School, Aston University.Simon Hickie lectures in Business Information Systems in the University of Derby's Derbyshire Business School. He is also a Senior Academic Counsellor and Head of Operations for the second year of the University's Combined Subject Programme.
Description : 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.
Description : Analyzing Business Information Systems provides a comprehensive object-oriented domain analysis of business information systems. It develops generic object-oriented platforms for business data processing and management information systems; business processes and group work support systems (office automation systems); and business support systems. And it identifies a wide range of basic business object classes and sub-classes. In so doing, it provides business systems analysts, designers, and programmers with a solid, object-oriented framework within which to work together.
Description : The material collected in this book covers a broad range of applications of computer science methods and algorithms in business practice. It presents cutting edge research in development, implementation, and improvement of computer systems. The computer science and information systems topics covered include data warehouses, ERP, XML, ontologies, rule languages, software engineering and Business Process Management.