Managing Information Technology

Series
Pearson
Author
Carol V Brown / Daniel W. DeHayes / Jeffrey A. Hoffer / Wainright E. Martin / William C Perkins  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
7
Language
English
Total pages
728
Pub.-date
July 2011
ISBN13
9781292023465
ISBN
1292023465
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For graduate and executive level MIS students, and practicing IS managers.
A thorough and practical guide to IT management practices and issues.
Managing Information Technology provides comprehensive coverage of IS management practices and technology trends for advanced students and managers. Through an approach that offers up-to-date chapter content and full-length case studies, this text presents a unique set of materials that educators can customize to their students’ needs.
The sixth edition has been thoroughly updated and streamlined to reflect current IS practices.

Features

For graduate and executive level MIS students, and practicing IS managers.
A thorough and practical guide to IT management practices and issues.
Managing Information Technology provides comprehensive coverage of IS management practices and technology trends for advanced students and managers. Through an approach that offers up-to-date chapter content and full-length case studies, this text presents a unique set of materials that educators can customize to their students’ needs.
The sixth edition has been thoroughly updated and streamlined to reflect current IS practices.
NEW! Demonstrate real-world IS management challenges: New and Updated Teaching Cases. Each of the 30 case studies in this edition provides rich descriptions of successful and problematic real-world situations so that students can learn the challenges of implementing new information systems and the capabilities of different types of software applications. The five completely new case studies in the seventh edition address these specific topics:

  • Implementing technologies to support mobile clinics (Case Study I-4)
  • Deciding on a new enterprise-level IT platform (Case Study I-6)
  • Developing a business intelligence capability (Case Study II-3)
  • Mining data to increase government tax revenues (Case Study II-4)
  • Exploring the potential organizational benefits of social media (Case Study II-6)
Several other case studies have also been significantly revised to take into account new technical or managerial developments.
NEW! Cover what matters: Streamlined Material. In this edition, the total number of chapters has been reduced from 17 to 15 in order to allow instructors the ability to cover the material necessary in a one semester course.
Updated! Stay on the cutting-edge: All 15 chapters in this edition have been revised to reflect up-to-date technology trends and state-of-the-art IS management practices.

New to this Edition

NEW! Demonstrate real-world IS management challenges: New and Updated Teaching Cases. Each of the 30 case studies in this edition provides rich descriptions of successful and problematic real-world situations so that students can learn the challenges of implementing new information systems and the capabilities of different types of software applications. The five completely new case studies in the seventh edition address these specific topics:

  • Implementing technologies to support mobile clinics (Case Study I-4)
  • Deciding on a new enterprise-level IT platform (Case Study I-6)
  • Developing a business intelligence capability (Case Study II-3)
  • Mining data to increase government tax revenues (Case Study II-4)
  • Exploring the potential organizational benefits of social media (Case Study II-6)
Several other case studies have also been significantly revised to take into account new technical or managerial developments.
NEW! Cover what matters: Streamlined Material. In this edition, the total number of chapters has been reduced from 17 to 15 in order to allow instructors the ability to cover the material necessary in a one semester course.
Updated! Stay on the cutting-edge: All 15 chapters in this edition have been revised to reflect up-to-date technology trends and state-of-the-art IS management practices.

Table of Contents

PART I: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY   
Chapter 1. Managing IT in a Digital World
Chapter 2. Computer Systems
Chapter 3. Telecommunications and Networking
Chapter 4. The Data Resource
PART II: APPLYING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Chapter 5. Enterprise Systems
Chapter 6. Managerial Support Systems
Chapter 7. E-Business Systems
PART III: ACQUIRING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Chapter 8. Methodologies for Custom Software Development
Chapter 9. Methodologies for Purchased Software Packages
Chapter 10. IT Project Management
PART IV: THE INFORMATION MANGEMENT SYSTEM
Chapter 11. Planning Information Systems Resources
Chapter 12. Leading the Information Systems Function
Chapter 13. Information Security
Chapter 14. Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues