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Information Systems: Foundation of E-Business, 4/e

Information Systems:  Foundation of E-Business,  4/e

  • Steven Alter
  • Author: Steven Alter
    • ISBN:9788177587784
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8177587781
    • Price:Rs. 809.00
    • Pages:616
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Information Systems, 4/E, emphasizes the essential role of information systems in the works systems through which today's businesses operate. Understanding information systems from a business perspective is essential for understanding e-commerce and e-business.

    Table of Content

    1. Moving Toward e-Business as Usual.
    2. Understanding Systems from a Business Viewpoint.
    3. Business Processes.
    4. Information and Databases.
    5. Types of Information Systems.
    6. Customer, Product, and e-Commerce.
    7. Human and Ethical Issues.
    8. Computers in a Networked World.
    9. Software, Programming and Artificial Intelligence.
    10. Networks and Telecommunications.
    11. Information Systems Planning.
    12. Building and Maintaining Information Systems.
    13. E-Business Security and Control.

    Salient Features

    • Stephen Alter takes a systems approach to teaching Information Systems.
    • E-business is emphasized throughout the text—Chapter 1 defines e-business, the trends that support it and obstacles that undermine it.
    • Improved framework for summarizing any computer-enabled system—This emphasizes alignment between business process, people, technology, and other elements.
    • Improved method for analyzing a system from a business professional's viewpoint—Chapter 2 presents an improved systems analysis approach based on principles that apply in any business situation.
    • E-business Security and Control—Chapter 13 provides current examples along with expanded coverage of e-business security and control.
    • Chapter 12 starts with a new example about building an online store—Demonstrates the similarities between building and maintaining an e-commerce site and any important information system