Developing Information Systems

Author: Tahir Ahmed
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
ISBN: 1780172451
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Electronic books

Systems development is the process of creating and maintaining information systems. This practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to the topic and can also be used as a handy reference guide by those already working in the field. It is the only textbook that supports the BCS Certificate in Systems Development.

Practical Business Systems Development Using SSADM

Author: Philip L. Weaver
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0273655752
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

Core courses for 2nd and 3rd year BSc Information Systems/Business Systems; MSc Information Systems Design; HND Computing. Also suitable for 3rd year general business students and MsC conversion courses.Through the application of SSADM to a comprehensive central case study the student is shown the practical techniques necessary for a systems analyst to analyse and design effective information systems from Requirements Analysis to Physical Design. SSADM is the vehicle for the tutorials, but emphasis in on systems analysis skills and techniques which can be used in a variety of contexts, including e-commerce. Learning is supported by case studies, exercises, chapter objectives and summaries, over 200 illustrations, lecturer's guide and web site.

Strategic and Practical Approaches for Information Security Governance Technologies and Applied Solutions

Author: Gupta, Manish
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781466601987
Release Date: 2012-02-29
Genre: Computers

Organizations, worldwide, have adopted practical and applied approaches for mitigating risks and managing information security program. Considering complexities of a large-scale, distributed IT environments, security should be proactively planned for and prepared ahead, rather than as used as reactions to changes in the landscape. Strategic and Practical Approaches for Information Security Governance: Technologies and Applied Solutions presents high-quality research papers and practice articles on management and governance issues in the field of information security. The main focus of the book is to provide an organization with insights into practical and applied solutions, frameworks, technologies and practices on technological and organizational factors. The book aims to be a collection of knowledge for professionals, scholars, researchers and academicians working in this field that is fast evolving and growing as an area of information assurance.

Advances in Information Systems Development

Author: Gabor Maygar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387708014
Release Date: 2007-10-26
Genre: Computers

This volume carries the proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD). ISD progresses rapidly, continually creating new challenges. Progress in ISD comes from research as well as from practice. The aim of the Conference is to provide an international forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences between academia and industry, and to stimulate exploration of new solutions.

Adaptive Health Management Information Systems Concepts Cases Practical Applications

Author: Joseph Tan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449658212
Release Date: 2010-03-09
Genre: Business & Economics

This book covers all the fundamental concepts of Health Management Information Systems (HMIS), provides relevant and current HMIS cases throughout, and touches on emerging technologies. Topics include: information systems from a managerial perspective; roles of cio/cto for healthcare services organizations; HMIS hardware/software concepts; HMIS database concepts.Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Contingency Planning Guide for Federal Information Systems

Author: Marianne Swanson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781437939002
Release Date: 2011-01

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. This guide provides instructions, recommendations, and considerations for federal information system contingency planning. Contingency planning refers to interim measures to recover information system services after a disruption. Interim measures may include relocation of information systems and operations to an alternate site, recovery of information system functions using alternate equipment, or performance of information system functions using manual methods. This guide addresses specific contingency planning recommendations for three platform types and provides strategies and techniques common to all systems: Client/server systems; Telecomm. systems; and Mainframe systems. Charts and tables.

New Perspectives on Information Systems Development

Author: Hari Harindranath
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0306472511
Release Date: 2002-09-30
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is the proceedings of the tenth annual conference onInformation Systems Development held on August 16-19, 2001.Topics covered in this volume include: theoretical foundations ofinformation systems development, development methods for we +applications, implementation of information systems strategies in newenvironments, user interface design, project management, qualityassurance, risk and quality evaluation, information system strategies, information planning, education and training of IS personnel andusers, and human, social and organizational dimensions of ISdevelopment, as well as empirical studies, case studies, andevaluation of existing methods.

A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning

Author: Anita Cassidy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420048600
Release Date: 1998-05-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Today's technological advances are directly affecting the success of business tomorrow. With recent-- and continual--improvements in technology, many organizations are finding their information systems obsolete, and are having to take a close look at their current Information Systems and answer some tough questions, including: How well are our current Information Systems applications meeting the business needs today? How well can they meet the needs of our business tomorrow? Are we obtaining true value from the investments made in Information Systems? Are we integrating the Information Systems projects that provide the most value to business? What Information Systems mission, objectives, and strategies are necessary to successfully meet the business challenges of the future? A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning helps take the "guess work" out of evaluating current and future Information Systems, and provides the necessary tools for maximizing the investment made in new technology. This invaluable guide shows readers how to take advantage of the latest technology available in Information Systems planning, and how to develop a solid Information Systems plan that is directly linked to their business' goals. In an easy-to-follow, hands-on format, this complete reference describes a process for facilitating communication between business management and the Information Systems functions. Both Information Systems Executives and general business executives will find the information they need to develop a successful, value-added Information Systems plan. Readers will find a step-by-step approach to the process of developing an Information Systems plan that helps them gain a competitive edge well into the future.

Ethical Issues of Information Systems

Author: Salehnia, Ali
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1931777276
Release Date: 2001-07-01
Genre: Computers

Understanding, appreciating and taking corrective steps to maintain and enhance social and ethical responsibility in the information age is important not only because of our increased dependence on information and communication technologies, but also because information and communication technologies pose complex challenges. Ethical Issues of Information Systems strives to address these pertinent issues. This scholarly and academic book provides insight on many topics of debate and discussion in the field and lends the most recent research in the field of IT ethics and social responsibility.

Workflow Modeling

Author: Alec Sharp
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781596931930
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business

This extensively revised second edition of the acclaimed and bestselling book, Workflow Modeling serves as a complete guide to discovering, scoping, assessing, modeling, and redesigning business processes. Providing proven techniques for identifying, modeling, and redesigning business processes, and explaining how to implement workflow improvement, this book helps you define requirements for systems development or systems acquisition.

Implementing NICE Guidance

Author: National Prescribing Centre (Great Britain)
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1857755243
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Medical care

A practical guide for NHS clinicians and managers on how to adopt and monitor national guidance, such as NICE Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals and Referral Advice.