Computing Handbook, Third Edition: Information Systems and Information Technology

Heikki Topi, Allen Tucker

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May 14, 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Reference - 1522 Pages - 228 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439898543 - CAT# K14312

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Features

  • Aligns with the undergraduate curriculum models developed by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Discusses the nature and identity of the IS and IT disciplines
  • Examines current topics in IS and IT, including data and information management, human-computer interaction, management of IT capabilities, and the role of IT in organizations and markets

Summary

Computing Handbook, Third Edition: Information Systems and Information Technology demonstrates the richness and breadth of the IS and IT disciplines. The second volume of this popular handbook explores their close links to the practice of using, managing, and developing IT-based solutions to advance the goals of modern organizational environments. Established leading experts and influential young researchers present introductions to the current status and future directions of research and give in-depth perspectives on the contributions of academic research to the practice of IS and IT development, use, and management

Like the first volume, this second volume describes what occurs in research laboratories, educational institutions, and public and private organizations to advance the effective development and use of computers and computing in today’s world. Research-level survey articles provide deep insights into the computing discipline, enabling readers to understand the principles and practices that drive computing education, research, and development in the twenty-first century.

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