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Introduction to Information Systems, 7th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-36296-8
October 2017, ©2018
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Description

The goal of Introduction to Information Systems is to teach undergraduate business majors how to use information technology to master their current or future jobs. Students develop a working understanding of information systems and information technology and learn how to apply concepts to successfully facilitate business processes. This product demonstrates that IT is a key component of any business, whether a student is majoring in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, or Production/Operations Management.

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Table of Contents

     1. Introduction to Information Systems

     2. Organizational Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Information Systems

     3. Ethics and Privacy

     4. Information Security

     5. Data and Knowledge Management

     6. Telecommunications and Networking

     7. E-Business and E-Commerce

     8. Wireless, Mobile Computing, and Mobile Commerce

     9. Social Computing

     10. Information Systems within the Organization

     11. CRM and SCM

     12. Business Analytics

     13. Acquiring Information Systems and Applications

     TG 1. Hardware

     TG 2. Software

     TG 3. Cloud Computing

     TG 4. Artificial Intelligence

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New to This Edition

  • Data Analytics: A new section on the growing and dynamic area of Data Analytics has been added to the course.
  • A Broader Focus: This course has been updated to include a beefed-up section on security to address the latest trends and concerns in the field.
  • New and Updated Cases: Additional “IT’s About Business” cases and updated videos have been added for each section of the course. The video lectures covering each learning objective have proven to work particularly well for blended, flipped or on-line course offerings. Students watch preparatory video lectures outside of class, enabling professors to use in-class time for discussion, analysis of cases, and other activities that engage students in the material.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • What’s in IT for me?: This instructor-praised feature demonstrates how IT topics relate to students in business majors such as Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, MIS, and Human Resource Management. Section-opening teasers list specific tasks for each major learning objective, helping students gain mastery of the section content.
  • IT’s About Business: Several “IT’s About Business” cases are included in each section of the course and feature vivid examples from large corporations, small businesses, government, and not-for-profit organizations to show the connection between IT and business.
  • Technology Guides: These guides offer additional material on technology topics not included in the main curriculum, as well as current hot topics in IT. New and updated information on Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence are covered in the Tech Guides. There is also more detailed information on computer hierarchy, the CPU, Systems Software and Applications Software.
  • Concise and Engaging: The narrative throughout each course section provides the important facts that students need to know for concept comprehension without overwhelming them with details. 
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Instructors Resources
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Video Lectures
Video lectures provide explanations of key course concepts.
Practice quizzes
These quizzes give students a way to test themselves on course material before exams. Each chapter exam contains fill in the blank, application, and multiple choice questions that provide immediate feedback with the correct answer.
Activity Links and Starter Files
Apply the Concept activities link out to the web, providing videos for students to view and use in the activities. When appropriate, students are provided with starter files to complete as part of the deliverable.
Database Activity Solution Files
Every database activity for the course comes with a solution file that can be used in the Office Grader Application or by an individual to grade the studentsí submissions.
Database Activity Starter Files
When appropriate, students are provided with starter files to complete as part of the deliverable.
Instructor's Solutions Manual
Contains detailed solutions to all questions, exercises, and problems in the textbook.
Office Grader
This application enables automatic grading of Office Assignments comparing student files to a master solution file with detailed reports.
Reading Quizzes
Quizzes that reinforce basic concepts from the reading.
Spreadsheet Activity Solution Files
Every spreadsheet activity in the course has a solution file that can be used in the Office Grader Application or by an individual to grade the studentsí submissions.
Access Relational Database
Magic Inventory & Magic Vendor: This feature allows faculty to assign projects outside of class.
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