Business Information Systems
Technology, Development &
Management for the E-Business
3rd Edition

By Paul Bocij, et al.
EDITED by Andrew Greasley
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
January 2006
ISBN: 0273688146
855 Pages, Illustrated, 7 ¾” x 10 ½”
$110.00 Paper Original


This major text assumes no prior knowledge of IS or IT and builds both business and Information systems knowledge to enable the reader to choose the right systems, to develop them and to manage them effectively.
The three-part structure to the book covers:
1. Introduction to business information systems
2. Business information systems development
3. Business information systems management
Suitable for any IS, BIS or MIS course from UG to MBA level within a Business or Computer Science Department.

Contents
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
1. Basic concepts - understanding information
2. Basic concepts - an introduction to information systems
3. Hardware
4. Software
5. Networks, telecommunications and the Internet
6. E-business applications
PART TWO: BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
7. An introduction to acquiring and developing BIS
8. Initiating systems development
9. BIS project management
10. Systems analysis
11. Systems design
12. System build, implementation and maintenance
PART THREE: BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
13. BIS strategy
14. Managing e-business
15. Managing information security
16. End-user computing - providing end-user services
17. Ethical, legal and moral constraints on information systems

Features
• Lots of activities, self-assessment exercises, essay and discussion questions to engage the student and make them think.
• Online supporting web links, extra cases, extra exam questions and multiple-choice questions for reinforcement and revision.
• Cases are international and illustrate a wide variety of sectors and companies.


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