LOOSE LEAF BUSINESS DRIVEN INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0077506766
Release Date: 2013-01-16
Genre: Computers

Business Driven Information Systems, 4e discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs. This updated edition provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business through its updated case studies, closing cases, technology plug-ins, expanded IT topics, and new project management content. Business Driven Information Systems is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization, and McGraw-Hill’s online learning and assessment solution, Connect MIS, helps students apply this knowledge. For more information on Baltzan, Business Driven Information Systems, 4e, please visit: www.mhhe.com/baltzan4e For more information on Connect, please visit: connect.mcgraw-hill.com For more information on SIMnet for Office 2013, please visit www.simnetkeepitsimple.com

Loose Leaf for Business Driven Information Systems with Connect Access Card

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259655253
Release Date: 2015-03-18
Genre: Computers

Business Driven Initiatives first; Technology second Business Driven Information Systems discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs. This text provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business, whether they major in operations management, manufacturing, sales, marketing, finance, human resources, accounting, or virtually any other business discipline. Business Driven Information Systems is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization.

Loose Leaf Business Driven Information Systems with Connect Access Card

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0077724976
Release Date: 2012-11-19
Genre: Computers

Business Driven Information Systems, 4e discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs. This updated edition provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business through its updated case studies, closing cases, technology plug-ins, expanded IT topics, and new project management content. Business Driven Information Systems is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization, and McGraw-Hill’s online learning and assessment solution, Connect MIS, helps students apply this knowledge. For more information on Baltzan, Business Driven Information Systems, 4e, please visit: www.mhhe.com/baltzan4e For more information on Connect, please visit: connect.mcgraw-hill.com For more information on SIMnet for Office 2013, please visit www.simnetkeepitsimple.com

Loose Leaf for Business Driven Technology

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259405265
Release Date: 2014-08-18
Genre: Computers

Unlike any other MIS textbook franchise, our Baltzan texts (Business Driven Technology, Business Driven Information Systems and M: Information Systems) discuss various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion in these texts first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs. Business Driven Technology 6e offers you the flexibility to customize your course according to your needs and the needs of your students by covering only essential concepts and topics in the five core units with 20 chapters, while providing additional in-depth coverage in the 20 business and the 12 technology plug-ins. Business Driven Technology 6e provides the ultimate flexibility in tailoring content to the exact needs of your MIS or IT course! Plug-ins are fully developed modules of text that include student learning outcomes, case studies, business vignettes, and end-of-chapter material such as key terms, individual and group questions and projects, and case study exercises. We realise that instructors today require the ability to cover a blended mix of topics in their courses. While some instructors like to focus on networks and infrastructure throughout their course, others choose to focus on ethics and security. Business Driven Technology was developed to easily adapt to your needs. Each chapter and plug-in is independent so you can: Cover any or all of the chapters as they suit your purpose. Cover any or all of the business plug-ins as they suit your purpose. Cover any or all of the technology plug-ins as they suit your purpose. Cover the plug-ins in any order you wish.

M Information Systems

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 0073376833
Release Date: 2010-02-24
Genre: Computers

The visual impact of the magazine format will win students over quickly. They’ll love the price. And the fascinating, sometimes hard-to-believe real examples will keep them reading. Baltzan and Phillips approach discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives drive technology choices in a corporation. Therefore, every discussion addresses the business needs first and addresses the technology that supports those needs second. This approach takes the difficult and often intangible MIS concepts, brings them down to the student’s level, and applies them using a hands-on approach to reinforce the concepts. M: Information Systems provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business, whether they major in operations management, manufacturing, sales, marketing, etc. M: Information Systems is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength in an organization. The story behind M: We have heard over and over again that the modern learner has a completely new and different set of needs from a learning package. These new ‘digital natives’ have developed cognitive thinking patterns that are different from those of earlier generations of students. It’s important that educators recognize these differences in students, and that they also account for students with differing learning styles. Students today rely on technology as an important tool in their educational and personal lives. M: Information Systems accounts for these differences in students today and appeals more effectively to digital natives. An emphasis is placed on the visual and technology component of the product offering (Connect Interactives), while the text remains a (important) supporting tool for their learning in the course. Students today are used to active learning experiences which is what M: Information Systems provides. The book in combination with the Interactives in Connect MIS provide students with a rich, interactive experience that enhances the text content, and keeps them actively engaged in the course content. Students today are also used to feedback and ‘payoff’ - Connect MIS provides these interactive rewards for learning the course content. For instructors opting not to adopt Connect MIS, M: Information Systems will still appeal to this generation of students looking for a quick read and insight that is also entertaining.

Exploring Management

Author: John R. Schermerhorn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470878217
Release Date: 2011-10-11
Genre: Business & Economics

The primary goal of this edition of Exploring Managementis to help build core management competencies for today's global and more complex workplace, including issues related to planning, organizing, leading, and controlling (POLC) - with more hands-on type materials such as cases, exercises, and application. Schermerhorn uses a conversational and interactive writing style to master concepts in a bite-size and fundamental approach. This text presents managerial concepts and theory in a straight-forward, interesting style with a strong emphasis on application. The discussion of theory is framed in a unique, engaging, and concise way. The goal is to promote critical thinking and ability to make sound business decisions using managerial theory. Concepts are explored and reinforced by most hands-on applications, exercises, cases, and the integration of technology. The text also focuses on the most important aspects of the POLC model, emphasizing skill-building.

Essentials of Business Driven Information Systems

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 0073376728
Release Date: 2008-01-11
Genre: Computers

Essentials of Business Driven Information Systems discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs.

Accounting Information Systems

Author: Cynthia Donnell Heagy
Publisher: Atomic Dog Publishing
ISBN: 1426629095
Release Date: 2007-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Many AIS textbooks do not explain the basic structure of an entire accounting information system. When students finish this textbook, they will really understand an accounting system. Some books focus more on technology topics than basic accounting system topics. Few accounting graduates will apply for jobs to build databases. Most will be users, auditors, and implementers of accounting systems and need to understand how accounting software works. As a result, this book has a practitioner emphasis, not a systems development emphasis as do many accounting textbooks. Intended to meet the needs of a first course in accounting information systems at either the undergraduate or graduate level, this textbook may also be used as a review text in second or subsequent courses in this area.

Using the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to Realize Business Driven Security

Author: Axel Buecker
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 9780738437897
Release Date: 2014-02-06
Genre: Computers

Security is a major consideration in the way that business and information technology systems are designed, built, operated, and managed. The need to be able to integrate security into those systems and the discussions with business functions and operations exists more than ever. This IBM® Redbooks® publication explores concerns that characterize security requirements of, and threats to, business and information technology (IT) systems. This book identifies many business drivers that illustrate these concerns, including managing risk and cost, and compliance to business policies and external regulations. This book shows how these drivers can be translated into capabilities and security needs that can be represented in frameworks, such as the IBM Security Blueprint, to better enable enterprise security. To help organizations with their security challenges, IBM created a bridge to address the communication gap between the business and technical perspectives of security to enable simplification of thought and process. The IBM Security Framework can help you translate the business view, and the IBM Security Blueprint describes the technology landscape view. Together, they can help bring together the experiences that we gained from working with many clients to build a comprehensive view of security capabilities and needs. This book is intended to be a valuable resource for business leaders, security officers, and consultants who want to understand and implement enterprise security by considering a set of core security capabilities and services.

The Founder s Dilemmas

Author: Noam Wasserman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400841936
Release Date: 2012-03-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just financial rewards are at stake. Friendships and relationships can suffer. Bad decisions at the inception of a promising venture lay the foundations for its eventual ruin. The Founder's Dilemmas is the first book to examine the early decisions by entrepreneurs that can make or break a startup and its team. Drawing on a decade of research, Noam Wasserman reveals the common pitfalls founders face and how to avoid them. He looks at whether it is a good idea to cofound with friends or relatives, how and when to split the equity within the founding team, and how to recognize when a successful founder-CEO should exit or be fired. Wasserman explains how to anticipate, avoid, or recover from disastrous mistakes that can splinter a founding team, strip founders of control, and leave founders without a financial payoff for their hard work and innovative ideas. He highlights the need at each step to strike a careful balance between controlling the startup and attracting the best resources to grow it, and demonstrates why the easy short-term choice is often the most perilous in the long term. The Founder's Dilemmas draws on the inside stories of founders like Evan Williams of Twitter and Tim Westergren of Pandora, while mining quantitative data on almost ten thousand founders. People problems are the leading cause of failure in startups. This book offers solutions.

As a Driven Leaf

Author: Milton Steinberg
Publisher: Behrman House Publishing
ISBN: 0874419506
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Fiction

"A magnificent work of fiction brings the age of the Talmud to life and explores the times of Elisha ben Abuya, whose struggle to live in two worlds destroyed his chances to live in either. Now with a new forward by Rabbi David J. Wolpe"--

Essentials of Business Processes and Information Systems

Author: Simha R. Magal
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118049235
Release Date: 2009-01-07
Genre: Computers

This supplement text bridges the gap between the fundamentals of how businesses operate (processes) and the tools that business people use to accomplish their tasks (systems). The authors have developed this text for an introductory MIS or general business course to establish a fundamental understanding of business processes. Business students, regardless of their functional discipline, will be able to apply the real-world concepts discussed in this text immediately upon entering the workforce. As more and more businesses adopt enterprise systems globally, it becomes increasingly important for business schools to offer a process-based curriculum to better reflect the realities of modern business. Given the integration of business operations and enterprise systems, Magal and Word have designed this text to reflect, in a practical and accessible format, how real-world business processes are managed and executed.