Information Systems: Foundation of E-business
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Steven Alter's "Information Systems: Foundation of E-Business, fourth edition," emphasizes the essential role information systems play in today's successful businesses. Viewing information systems from a business perspective, is essential for understanding how e-commerce and e-business really work and for appreciating why technology is not a magic bullet that solves all problems.
Most current business practices rely on IT, but successful application of any technology involves much more than the technology itself. Today's managers need a way to understand and evaluate the impact and use of technology in their businesses. "This book is an indispensable tool for business and IT students because it: "
This text's updated coverage of the work system framework and principles, e-business and e-commerce, value and supply chains, ERP systems, networks, and system security, help explain how technology applications make a difference. Its companion web site (www.prenhall.com/alter) extends the book's coverage.
Thebalance of theory and practice in this text makes "Information Systems: Foundation of E-Business, fourth edition," a resource that business and IT students can use even after new generations of technology have replaced those of today.
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