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Discovering Information Systems: An Exploratory Approach

Discovering Information Systems: An Exploratory Approach

This is a free, online textbook. According to the author, "This text consists of thirteen chapters, which have been grouped into four sections: · What is Information Systems? These three chapters describe the role of information systems in modern organisations, and explain the underlying concepts of “information” and “systems” in some detail. · IS Technologies. These four chapters provide an overview of the basic technologies that are found in all computer-based information systems: computer hardware, software, communications systems and databases. · IS Applications. These three chapters examine in some detail how information systems are used to support and enhance business processes, at all levels of the organisation and in linking organisations with their customers and suppliers. We also... Show More


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