Synopses & Reviews
Business Driven Information Systems (also known as BDIS) discusses business initiatives first and then how technology supports those initiatives. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives drive technology decisions in a corporation. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs. This text provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business, whether they major in operations management, manufacturing, sales, marketing, etc. BDIS is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization.
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About the Author
Paige Baltzan is a professor in the Department of Information Technology and Electronic Commerce in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Paige holds a B.S.B.A from Bowling Green State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver. Paiges primary concentration focuses on object-oriented technologies and systems development methodologies. Paige has been teaching Systems Analysis and Design, Telecommunications and Networking, and Software Engineering at the University of Denver for the past three years. Paige has published supplemental materials for several McGraw-Hill publications including Using Information Technology. Paige lives in Lakewood, Colorado, with her husband, Tony and daughter, Hannah.Amy Phillips is a professor in the Department of Information Technology and Electronic Commerce in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Amy has a B.S. degree in Environmental Biology and a M.Ed. degree in Educational Technology. She has been teaching for more than 18 years: 5 years in public secondary education and 13 years in higher education. Amy has also been an integral part of both the academic and administrative functions within the higher education systems in Colorado and New Hampshire. Amys main concentration revolves around database driven Web sites focusing on dynamic Web content. She has just finished writing her first book, Internet Explorer 6.0 with Stephen Haag and James Perry. This book is part of the well-received I-Series from McGraw Hill.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Information Systems in Business
Chapter 2 Strategic Decision Making
Chapter 3 E-Business
Chapter 4 Ethics and Information Security
Chapter 5 IT Architectures
Chapter 6 Databases and Data Warehouses
Chapter 7 Networks, Telecommunications, and Wireless Computing
Chapter 8 Supply Chain Management
Chapter 9 Customer Relationship Management
Chapter 10 Enterprise Resource Planning and Collaboration Systems
Chapter 11 Systems Development
Chapter 12 Project Management and Outsourcing
Plug-In 1 Business Basics
Plug-In 2 Business Processes