Information Systems Today: Managing the Digital World, 8/e (GE-Paperback)

Joseph S. Valacich , Christoph Schneider

  • 出版商: Pearson FT Press
  • 出版日期: 2017-10-01
  • 售價: $1,450
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,421
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 560
  • ISBN: 1292215976
  • ISBN-13: 9781292215976

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Description

For undergraduate courses in management information systems

 

A modern, case study-based exploration of Management Information Systems.

Information Systems Today: Managing in a Digital World opens each chapter with a case study so students can quickly understand how and why information systems are essential in today’s evolving business landscape. The authors selected cases that highlight real-world companies, technologies, and issues that illuminate the chapter topics.  

 

Aligning major concepts with the latest trends, the Eighth Edition explores how the rise of mobile computing, cloud computing, social media, the Internet of Things, and Big Data affect information systems. Valacich and Schneider continue to use real-world examples to further illustrate key points and help students retain valuable insights.


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MyLab MIS is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts

Features

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content, which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

 

·    Vivid case studies throughout the text illustrate concepts in action.

UPDATED! Opening cases begin chapters with real-world companies, technologies, and issues that illuminate the chapter topic.

NEW! Green IT cases present environmental issues that arise from the use of information systems, such as online shopping.

NEW! Security Matters cases explore current issues and threats that come about due to ubiquitous use of information systems, such as the extramarital dating website Ashley Madison.

Brief cases embedded in the text explore critical issues related to modern information systems and come with insightful discussion questions to support assignments and create dialogue among classmates.

UPDATED! End-of-chapter cases reinforce lessons by presenting two real-world cases that mirror primary content in each chapter.

·    Intuitive organization and engaging elements help students preview, review, and retain essential information. Each chapter includes:

Coming Attractions, an in-depth look at innovations on the horizon likely to have a major impact on organizations and society

When Things Go Wrong, an invaluable exploration of what companies and organizations have done when information systems didn’t go according to plan

Who’s Going Mobile, an examination of the growing importance of mobile devices as they relate to information systems

Ethical Dilemma, a closer look at contemporary dilemmas concerning ethical business practices

Industry Analysis, an investigation into how a particular industry adapts to the new rules of operation in a digital world

Key Players, a closer look at leading organizations that have led the way and changed the game for others in the digital realm

REVISED! End-of-chapter materials, such as key terms, study questions, and innovative exercises that accommodate diverse teaching and learning styles

UPDATED! Learning objectives, clearly stated, explained, and reviewed across the chapter

 

Content Updates

·    REVISED! Chapter 1: Provides new content on globalization and societal issues in the digital world, and how IT megatrends fuel and address these issues.

·    REVISED! Chapter 2: New content describes how information systems enable innovative business models.

·    UPDATED! Chapter 3: Updated content focuses on the need for reliable, adaptable, and scalable infrastructure to support modern organizations.

·    EXPANDED! Chapter 4: Updated content includes expanded coverage of e-finance, fintech, and e-commerce issues.

·    REVISED! Chapter 5: Discussion centers around the need for organizational communication, providing updated content about how teams collaborate using both traditional and modern communication tools.

·    EXPANDED! Chapter 6: Extended coverage of business intelligence and advanced analytics, with a more in-depth discussion about machine learning, predictive modeling, AI, unstructured data analytics, and spatial decision support.

·    UPDATED! Chapter 8: New content provides more timely discussion on business-to-business e-commerce, supply chain management, and customer relationship management (CRM).

·    REVISED! Chapter 9: Updated content gives extended coverage to alternative system development methodologies.

·    UPDATED! Chapter 10: New content provides deeper coverage of industrial espionage and cyberterrorism.

·    REVISED! Technology Briefing: Greater detail provides a stronger foundation for topics introduced in Chapter 3, intended for more technically-oriented courses. Each section of this briefing can be read with or without the other sections.

 

MyLab™ MIS not included. Students, if MyLab MIS is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyLab MIS should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson rep for more information.

·    Live-in-the-Application Excel and Access Grader Projects: Give students hands-on experience with the kind of software they will use in business to strengthen their ability to analyze a problem and implement a solution using these applications. Students can submit their work, keeping learners on task and offering instructors better insight into their students' progress.

·    Decision-making Simulations: Place your students in the role of a key decision maker. The simulation will change and branch based on the decisions students make, providing a variety of scenario paths. UPDATED! Fully re-written, decision-making mini-simulations are now available with an updated design and workflow.

·    Video Exercises: Engaging videos bring business concepts to life and explore business topics related to the theory students are learning in class. Quizzes then assess students’ comprehension of the concepts covered in each video.

·    Dynamic Study Modules (DSMs): Through adaptive learning, students get personalized guidance where and when they need it most, creating greater engagement, improving knowledge retention, and supporting subject-matter mastery. Also available on mobile devices. NEW! Instructors can now remove questions from Dynamic Study Modules to better fit their course.

·    Writing Space: Better writers make great learners—who perform better in their courses. Providing a single location to develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking, the Writing Space offers assisted-graded, and create-your-own writing assignments, allowing you to exchange personalized feedback with students quickly and easily. Writing Space can also check students’ work for improper citation or plagiarism by comparing it against the world’s most accurate text comparison database available from Turnitin.

·    Learning CatalyticsTM: Generate class discussion, customize your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. As a student response tool, Learning Catalytics uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more interactive tasks and thinking.

o NEW! Upload a full PowerPoint® deck for easy creation of slide questions.

o NEW! Team names are no longer case sensitive.

o Help your students develop critical thinking skills.

o Monitor responses to find out where your students are struggling.

o Rely on real-time data to adjust your teaching strategy.

o Automatically group students for discussion, teamwork, and peer-to-peer learning.

·    Reporting Dashboard: View, analyze, and report learning outcomes clearly and easily, and get the information you need to keep your students on track throughout the course, with the new Reporting Dashboard. Available via the MyLab Gradebook and fully mobile-ready, the Reporting Dashboard presents student performance data at the class, section, and program levels in an accessible, visual manner.

·    Learning Management System (LMS) Integration: You can now link from Blackboard Learn, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle to MyLab MIS. Access assignments, rosters, and resources, and synchronize grades with your LMS gradebook. For students, single sign-on provides access to all the personalized learning resources that make studying more efficient and effective.

 

Additional Features: Included with the MyLab are a powerful homework and test manager, robust gradebook tracking, comprehensive online course content, and easily scalable and shareable content. Students also have access to interactive tutorial exercises with immediate feedback, access to online tutors, chapter warm ups, chapter quizzes, and end-of-chapter discussion questions.

New to this Edition

·    Deeper and updated case studies throughout the text illustrate concepts in action.

Opening cases begin chapters with real-world companies, technologies, and issues that illuminate the chapter topic.

Green IT cases present environmental issues that arise from the use of information systems, such as online shopping.

Security Matters cases explore current issues and threats that come about due to ubiquitous use of information systems, such as the extramarital dating website Ashley Madison.

End-of-chapter cases reinforce lessons by presenting two real-world cases that mirror primary content of chapter.

·    More intuitive organization and engaging elements help students preview, review, and retain essential information. Each chapter includes:

End-of-chapter materials, such as key terms, study questions, and innovative exercises, that accommodate diverse teaching and learning styles.

Learning objectives, clearly stated, explained, and reviewed across the chapter.

 

Content Updates

·    Chapter 1: Provides new content on globalization and societal issues in the digital world, and how IT megatrends fuel and address these issues.

·    Chapter 2: New content describes how information systems enable innovative business models.

·    Chapter 3: Updated content focuses on the need for reliable, adaptable, and scalable infrastructure to support modern organizations.

·    Chapter 4: Updated content includes expanded coverage of e-finance, fintech, and e-commerce issues.

·    Chapter 5: Discussion centers around the need for organizational communication, providing updated content about how teams collaborate using both traditional and modern communication tools.

·    Chapter 6: Extended coverage of business intelligence and advanced analytics, with a more in-depth discussion about machine learning, predictive modeling, AI, unstructured data analytics, and spatial decision support.

·    Chapter 8: New content provides more timely discussion on business-to-business e-commerce, supply chain management, and customer relationship management (CRM).

·    Chapter 9: Updated content gives extended coverage to alternative system development methodologies.

·    Chapter 10: New content provides deeper coverage of industrial espionage and cyberterrorism.

·    Technology Briefing: Greater detail provides a stronger foundation for topics introduced in Chapter 3, intended for more technically-oriented courses. Each section of this briefing can be read with or without the other sections.

 

MyLab™ MIS not included. Students, if MyLab MIS is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyLab MIS should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson rep for more information.

·    Decision-making Simulations: Place your students in the role of a key decision maker. The simulation will change and branch based on the decisions students make, providing a variety of scenario paths. UPDATED! Fully re-written, decision-making mini-simulations are now available with an updated design and workflow.

·    Dynamic Study Modules (DSMs): Through adaptive learning, students get personalized guidance where and when they need it most, creating greater engagement, improving knowledge retention, and supporting subject-matter mastery. Also available on mobile devices. NEW! Instructors can now remove questions from Dynamic Study Modules to better fit their course.

·    Learning CatalyticsTM: Generate class discussion, customize your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. As a student response tool, Learning Catalytics uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more interactive tasks and thinking.

NEW! Upload a full PowerPoint® deck for easy creation of slide questions.

NEW! Team names are no longer case sensitive.

目錄大綱

Table of Contents

1. Managing in the Digital World

2. Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Information Systems

3. Managing the Information Systems Infrastructure and Services

4. Enabling Business-to-Consumer Electronic Commerce

5. Enhancing Organizational Communication and Collaboration Using Social Media

6. Enhancing Business Intelligence Using Big Data and Analytics

7. Enhancing Business Processes Using Enterprise Information Systems

8. Strengthening Business-to-Business Relationships via Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management

9. Developing and Acquiring Information Systems

10. Securing Information Systems

Technology Briefing Foundations of Information Systems Infrastructure