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Professional Issues in Information Technology By Frank Bott

Professional Issues in Information Technology by Frank Bott

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Summary

This book addresses the social, legal, financial, organisational and ethical issues relevant to IT professionals. It is designed to accompany the BCS HEQ 'Diploma in IT' core module: Professional Issues in Information Systems Practice. This new edition covers the social and legal implications of recent changes to legislation and technology.

Professional Issues in Information Technology Summary

Professional Issues in Information Technology by Frank Bott

Relevant to all sizes of organisations, this book addresses the social, legal, financial, organisational and ethical issues faced by IT professionals. It is designed to accompany the BCS HEQ 'Diploma in IT' core module: Professional Issues in Information Systems Practice. This new edition takes into account the social and legal implications of the substantial changes to legislation and technology over recent years, for example cloud computing, the Digital Economy Act and the Equality Act.

Professional Issues in Information Technology Reviews

This is an essential read for IT professionals needing to know the latest legislation and technological advances. It is well written, providing extensive information with clear examples. -- Elizabeth Hull * University of Ulster *
Few books provide such a comprehensive treatment of professionalism in IT. Not only is there thorough coverage of professional issues, but these are set in a business context and wonderfully illustrated by numerous case studies. This book should be read [...] by everyone working in the industry. -- Professor Richard Millar * University of Ulster *

About Frank Bott

Frank Bott was Head of the Computer Science Department at Aberystwyth University in Wales, and now lectures there part-time. Before that he was a visiting professor at the University of Missouri and worked in the software industry. He has published extensively on software engineering and professional issues in IT.

Table of Contents

1 Law and government
2 The computing profession
3 What is an organisation?
4 Structure and management of organisations
5 Financing a start-up company
6 Financial accounting
7 Management accounting
8 Investment appraisal
9 Human resources issues
10 Anti-discrimination legislation
11 Intellectual property rights
12 Software contracts and licences
13 Data protection, privacy and freedom of information
14 Internet issues
15 Computer misuse
Appendix

Additional information

NGR9781780171807
9781780171807
1780171803
Professional Issues in Information Technology by Frank Bott
New
Paperback
BCS Learning & Development Limited
2014-01-27
210
N/A
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