Designed for the introductory course in computers, computer literacy, information systems, or information technology found in department of Business and CIS. The course may have a lab component.
Written by a highly regarded, internationally-known consultant and educator in business and information systems, the second edition focuses on the way Information Technology is transforming the way people do business and how IT impacts their personal lives. The emphasis is on the way information technology is used and applied for problem-solving, the new and emerging technologies as they are being implemented in real organizations, applications to personal and professional practice, and the challenges and opportunities of IT in international business situations. Web site support enhances the text coverage in the second edition.
I. AN INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.1. Information Technology: Principles, Practices, and Opportunities.
II. TECH TALK.4. The Central Processor and Memory.
III. SINGLE-USER SYSTEMS.6. Electronic Spreadsheets: Powerful Problem-Solving Tools.
IV. MULTIUSER SYSTEMS.10. Multiuser and Network Computing.
V. IT ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES.14. Issues in Information Technology.