For introductory courses in IS (information systems) and MIS (management information systems).
Mastering an essential business course
Engaging and comprehensive, Using MIS helps students understand all the ways information systems are transforming the businesses of today and tomorrow. Its query-based format and creative learning aids challenge students to consider how they can anticipate and participate in that transformation. The 11th edition reflects key technological advancements and their impact on business strategy, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cloud-based services. New guides, exercises, and topical content keep the text current with rapid shifts in MIS and its applications.
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PART 1: WHY MIS?
1. The Importance of MIS
2. Strategy and Information Systems
3. Business Intelligence Systems
PART 2: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
4. Hardware, Software, and Mobile Systems
5. Database Processing
6. The Cloud
PART 3: USING IS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
7. Collaboration Information Systems
8. Processes, Organizations, and Information Systems
9. Social Media Information Systems
PART 4: INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
10. Information Systems Security
11. Information Systems Management
12. Information Systems Development
The International Dimension
David Kroenke has many years of teaching experience at Colorado State University, Seattle University, and the University of Washington. He has led dozens of seminars for college professors on the teaching of information systems and technology; in 1991, the International Association of Information Systems named him Computer Educator of the Year. In 2009, David was named Educator of the Year by the Association of Information Technology Professionals-Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG).
David worked for the US Air Force and Boeing Computer Services. He was a principal in the startup of three companies, serving as the vice president of product marketing and development for the Microrim Corporation and as chief of database technologies for Wall Data, Inc. He is the father of the semantic object data model. David’s consulting clients have included IBM®, Microsoft®, and Computer Sciences Corporations, as well as numerous smaller companies. Recently, David has focused on using information systems for teaching collaboration and teamwork.
His text Database Processing was first published in 1977 and remains a current, essential resource. David has authored and coauthored many other textbooks, including Database Concepts, Experiencing MIS, SharePoint for Students, Office 365 in Business, and Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS.
Randall J. Boyle is a professor of Management Information Systems and Willard Eccles Fellow at Weber State University. He received his PhD in Management Information Systems from Florida State University in 2003. He also has a master's degree in Public Administration and a BS in Finance. He has received university teaching awards at Weber State University, Longwood University, the University of Utah, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He has taught a wide variety of classes, including Introduction to MIS, Cyber Security, Networking & Servers, System Analysis and Design, Telecommunications, Advanced Cyber Security, Decision Support Systems, and Web Servers. His research areas include deception detection in computer-mediated environments, secure information systems, the effects of IT on cognitive biases, the effects of IT on knowledge workers, and e-commerce. He has published in several academic journals and has authored several textbooks, including Experiencing MIS, 9th Edition,?Corporate Computer and Network Security,?5th Edition, Applied Information Security, 2nd Edition, and Applied Networking Labs, 2nd Edition.