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Information Systems Solutions: A Project Approach

Information Systems Solutions: A Project Approach
Author: Richard Van Horn - Albert Schwarzkopf - R. Price
ISBN 13: 9780073524368
ISBN 10: 73524360
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Publication Date: 2005-10-07
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 552
List Price: N/A

The development, implementation and maintenance of computer-based information system solutions require innovative thinking, research and communication skills, extensive documentation, and the ability to effectively apply proposed solutions. Information System Solutions: A Project Approach integrates basic information systems knowledge with these requirements, culminating in their combined application in a project-based real-world scenario. Three different project models, an SDLC-based chapter organization and an emphasis on teamwork make this text easily adaptable to your teaching needs. Successfully tested in the classroom and approved by thousands of students, Information System Solutions: A Project Approach prepares your students to be active, effective contributors to the professional field of information systems.

The text includes:
• Attention to various areas of interest, including general IS concepts and environmental, client-specific factors (strategy, marketing, and organizational behavior).
• A chapter organization that follows the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
• Coverage of three project models–case, passive live, and active live–for classroom use that enrich and enliven students’ learning experience through “Learning by Doing.