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This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems and the role of information processing in today's business environment. An overview is presented of information systems, systems development, operating systems and programming, database management, networking and telecommunications, and the Internet.
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Rainer, R. K., Jr., & Cegielski, C. G. (2012). Introduction to information systems: Supporting and transforming business (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Turban, E., & Volonino, L. (2011). Information technology for management: Improving strategic and operational performance (8th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
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|Week One: Information Systems Overview | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Identify the components and roles of information systems. | | | | |Explain the system development life cycle methodology. | | | | |Explain the system development life cycle methodology. | | | | |Describe how IT systems enable and enhance the organization. | | |
|Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. | | | | |Review the Learning Team Toolkit. | | | |Readings |Read Ch. 1, “Information Systems in the 2010s,” of Information Technology for Management: | | | | |Improving Strategic and Operational Performance. | | | | | | | | | |Read Ch. 2, “IT Infrastructure and Support Systems,” of Information Technology for | | | |...