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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., & Cegielski, C. G. (2011). Introduction to information systems: Supporting and transforming business (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Turban, E., & Volonino, L. (2010). Information technology for management: Improving performance in the digital economy (7th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Element K. (2010). Introduction to Software Life Cycle Models.
Element K. (2010). CompTIA® Strata™ Fundamentals: IT Technology.
Bidokhti, N. (2008, January). The impact of reliability requirements on development life cycle. Paper presented at the IEEE 2008 Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium. 307–311.
Claburn, T. (2010, October). Microsoft finds U. S. leads in botnets, Information Week. Retrieved from ProQuest.
Dunn, S. (2008, January). Fast Windows fixes. PC World. 26(1), 96.
Feldman, R., Regev, Y., & Gorodetsky, M. (2008). A modular information extraction system. Intelligent Data Analysis. 12(1), 51–71.
Garretson, C. (2010, October). No-nonsense recycling. Computerworld. 44(19), 24–27.
Healey, M. (2010, September). Socially Challenged. InformationWeek. (1280), 14–19.
Jordan, S. (2009, May). Implications of Internet architecture on net neutrality. Transactions on Internet Technology. 9(2), 1–28.
Otey, M. (2010, August) Who owns database design? SQL Server Magazine. 12(8), 5.
Thilmany, J. (2010, May) Computer speak. Mechanical Engineering. 132(5), 15–16.
Venezia, P. (2010, October). How to set up a virtualization server: Virtualizing simplifies administration and reduces costs. Here's what to look for in a host server and in virtualization software. PC World. 28(10), 29–30.
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
|Week One: Information Systems | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Explain the system development life cycle methodology. | | | | |Describe how information systems...