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Interpreting Information Systems in OrganizationsInterpreting Information Systems in Organizations
by Geoff Walsham - The Global Text Project , 2011
A source for an interpretive approach to understanding information systems in organizations to aid readers in their own processes of defining computer systems. Examines 4 major IS issues: strategy, evaluation, design and development, implementation.
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Information Technology for ManagementInformation Technology for Management
by Henry C. Lucas - McGraw-Hill/Irwin , 2009
The book prepares students how to take an active role in the design, use, and management of information systems and technology by providing a broad treatment of issues relating to an organization, the technology used, and how systems are developed.
(455 views)

Information Technology and the Networked EconomyInformation Technology and the Networked Economy
by Patrick G. McKeown - Cengage Learning , 2009
Explore how information systems are used in business and how the role of information systems has grown as a result of the telecommunications revolution. Author Patrick McKeown links the foundations of information systems to the demands of e-commerce.
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Information Systems for Business and BeyondInformation Systems for Business and Beyond
by David T. Bourgeois - Saylor Foundation , 2014
In this book, you will be introduced to the concept of information systems, their use in business, and the larger impact they have on our world. This is an introductory text, meant for those with little or no experience with information systems.
(410 views)

Database Systems for ManagementDatabase Systems for Management
by J.F. Courtney, et al. - Global Text Project , 2010
Contents: Data as an Organizational Asset; Managing Organizational Data; Data versus Information; Elements of Database Systems; Database Planning and Design Techniques; Database Systems and Other Organizational Information Systems; and more...
(267 views)

Business Processes and Information TechnologyBusiness Processes and Information Technology
by Ulric Gelinas, Steve Sutton, Jane Fedorowicz - Global Text Project , 2008
This book takes a business process focus towards understanding operations, information systems, and management decision making in contemporary organizations. A wide range of information technologies in business processes are integrated throughout.
(477 views)

The CIO's Guide To Transforming IT Teams Into Business TeamsThe CIO's Guide To Transforming IT Teams Into Business Teams
by Richard Parkes Cordock - Smashwords , 2014
If you are looking to make your IT department more commercially and customer focused, in-tune with the wider goals and vision of your business, and transform your IT team into a business team, then this step-by-step guide is for you.
(378 views)

The Pursuit of Productivity: A Manager's Guide to Information Technology DecisonsThe Pursuit of Productivity: A Manager's Guide to Information Technology Decisons
by Jeffery Irvin, Jr - Smashwords , 2014
'The Pursuit of Productivity: A Manager's Guide to Information Technology Decisions' provides non-technical manager with basic overview of information technology and how to effectively deploy information technology solutions within the organization.
(754 views)

Managing Risk and Information SecurityManaging Risk and Information Security
by Malcolm Harkins - Apress , 2012
The book describes the changing risk environment and why a fresh approach to information security is needed. This compact book discusses business risk from a broader perspective, including privacy and regulatory considerations.
(1288 views)

Making the Most of Big DataMaking the Most of Big Data
by Boobal Palanisamy Kandasamy, Vladlena Benson - Bookboon , 2013
This guide provides an introduction to Business Intelligence (BI) initiatives from the practitioner's perspective. Key critical success factors identified in BI projects are then analyzed by senior BI experts and in context of their rich experience.
(1014 views)

IT Management: Projects, programs and business changeIT Management: Projects, programs and business change
by David McKean - BookBoon , 2012
A practical guide for senior managers who are looking to improve their success in delivering projects and realizing clear business benefits. The book is based on the experience of its author and the feedback from hundreds of IT Leaders.
(2402 views)

IT Strategy and Technology InnovationIT Strategy and Technology Innovation
by David McKean - BookBoon , 2012
This book will give you the knowledge you need to create high quality IT strategy, aligned to the business goals of your organization. We answer the questions that many IT professionals have, and how to use it to deliver exceptional results.
(2153 views)

Small and Medium Enterprises and ICTSmall and Medium Enterprises and ICT
by Vadim Kotelnikov - UNDP-APDIP , 2007
In an ever-changing and dynamic world, the advent and adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) across the globe has permanently altered the rules of the game and expectations of the new digital and inter-connected economies.
(1458 views)

Business Information Systems: Design an App for ThatBusiness Information Systems: Design an App for That
by R. Frost, J. Pike, L. Kenyo, S. Pels - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
The book is designed to help students get a feel for what a career in Management Information Systems would be like. The authors designed this book that looks like an internship -- an introduction to the field followed by a substantial project.
(1897 views)

IT Project GovernanceIT Project Governance
by Magnus Mähring - EFI at SSE , 2002
This dissertation investigates how executives engage in information technology projects and how organizational control of IT projects forms and evolves over time. It contains an in-depth account of a large IT project in a financial company.
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Digital Prosperity: Understanding the Economic Benefits of the Information Technology RevolutionDigital Prosperity: Understanding the Economic Benefits of the Information Technology Revolution
by Robert D. Atkinson, Andrew S. McKay - ITIF , 2007
This report catalogues what is known about IT's impacts on the economy by collecting, organizing, and surveying studies and examples of IT's impact in five key areas: productivity; employment; more efficient markets; goods and services; innovations.
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Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing TechnologyInformation Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology
by John Gallaugher - Flat World Knowledge , 2010
The author brings you a brand new Management Information Systems textbook that teaches students how he or she will experience IS from a Managers perspective first hand through interesting coverage and bleeding-edge cases.
(5378 views)

Risk and Project Management eBook for IT ProfessionalsRisk and Project Management eBook for IT Professionals
by Jim Cochran - ContractEdge LLC , 2010
This book will help small business owners and IT professionals better manage the risks that arise in day to day business. There are tips on choosing professional liability insurance coverage, managing projects, and working with subcontractors.
(3007 views)

Confessions of an IT ManagerConfessions of an IT Manager
by Phil Factor - Red gate books , 2009
Phil Factor is a legend in his own runtime. Scurrilous, absurd, confessional and scathing by turns, this book targets the idiocy, incompetence and overreach of the IT management industry from vantage point all the way up and down the greasy pole.
(4002 views)

Business Information ManagementBusiness Information Management
by Benson V., Davis K. - BookBoon , 2008
Information management is vital for today's businesses. It supports critical business processes. The aim of this free book is to assist managers in becoming knowledgeable decision makers in the field of information management and analysis.
(4426 views)

Electronic Engagement: A Guide for Public Sector ManagersElectronic Engagement: A Guide for Public Sector Managers
by Peter Chen - ANU E Press , 2007
Written for managers who have an interest in expanding their approach to public engagement. The book assesses the value that new communications and computing technology can bring to interactions with a range of potential stakeholders.
(4366 views)

New Rules for the New EconomyNew Rules for the New Economy
by Kevin Kelly - Penguin , 1999
In this book Kelly tries to encapsulate the characteristics of the new economic order by laying out 10 rules for how the wired world operates. The result is a thought-provoking look at the behavior of networks and their effect on our economic lives.
(9934 views)

Warehouse & Distribution ScienceWarehouse & Distribution Science
by J. Bartholdi, S. Hackman , 2008
The book describes how to design, operate and manage warehouse facilities. The authors emphasize the computer models of the economics of the management of space and labor. They give managers the tools to make their operations successful.
(5463 views)

Beyond Code: Learn to Distinguish Yourself in 9 Simple StepsBeyond Code: Learn to Distinguish Yourself in 9 Simple Steps
by Rajesh Setty - Select Books , 2005
The book explains how technology professionals can supercharge their careers. It provides a recipe for technology professionals to raise above the commodity crowd and become remarkable. This book is crucial for IT professionals who want to succeed.
(5618 views)

Electronic Commerce: The Strategic PerspectiveElectronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective
by P. Berthon, L. F. Pitt, G. M. Zinkhan, R. T. Watson - Harcourt , 2008
This text provides a strategic marketing and managerial perspective of electronic commerce. The research of the four highly-qualified authors provides the basis for the book, allowing for first-hand experience, varied viewpoints, and relevance.
(15340 views)