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The national and international business cases reflected the business situation without bias. Some quick BCventures notes:. Comments I found the textbook to be quite good. Many introductory information systems textbooks are full of technical jargon gallauguer acronyms.

Chapters are consistent and informative clearly stating objectives, reinforcing preceding concepts and new concepts clearly introduced.

Students can have difficulty with a textbook that is dryly written. Some chapters may require substantive update but the time frame for the updates will vary.

Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology

Text is well informatoon and easy to read. While this is a different structure from other textbooks it is more real world since these ideas do not standalone but are incorporated into situations that the students will find in their careers.

This book is a step in the right direction in engaging students and helping them realize how exciting IT can be. Infoemation this is true of any IT book this one is particular seems to aim at being as relevant to the current market as possible. There is not an ethics chapter or a networking chapter or a systems development chapter. Offer the class that accelerates job and internship offers, where students are proud to show off their homework, and that reduces your teaching burden.

And while chapters introduce concepts, cases on approachable, exciting firms across industries further challenge students to apply what they’ve learned, asking questions like: The teaching approach in Information Systems: The modularity of the content was excellent due to the consistent structure of the chapters. Again, it is very relevant now but may not have great longevity. We look forward to having an Eagle in that nest. Comments I found the depth of the subjects covered, non-technical style and structure exemplary.


And while chapters introduce concepts, cases on approachable, exciting firms across industries further challenge students to apply what they’ve learned, asking questions like:. This exciting textbook introduces students to the world where tech and business meet.

A must read for all those interested in FinTech. The terminology was consistent and relevant to the subject matter. Systeems, this review reflects the chapter structure from the versions available at lardbucket, see Interface section. Technology and the Modern Enterprise 1. Want to see the product and student results in action? The chapters were formatted in a consistent manner. The text is consistent in terms of its use of the terminology across the chapters.

Book organized inforkation chapters with short usually 4 to 6 page sub chapters that make it very easy to move around, or remove small sections if desired with out making the text difficult to read. Since the subject of this book is recent information technology and the business world, it is a given that some references will have to be updated and changed, the subject gallaugherr is just changing very quickly.

Lectures are handled by the product, exercises and online quizzes are already created. No noticeable navigational issues or ineffective images and charts. Therefore, I don’t see this as a negative. This is easily understood if we consider the fact that most of the information systems being discussed in textbook have originated in the US.

It includes scenes from our student app showcase, featuring apps developed by students who had never previously taken a collegiate programming class.

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An index at the end could be beneficial. Those subjects are interlaced with other subjects throughout the book. Rather than lead with technical topics, the book starts with strategic thinking, focusing on big-picture issues that syztems confounded experts but galkaugher engage students. Supercomputing and Grid Computing 5. There is a very thorough table of contents see Interface sectionthe chapters are nicely sub-divided and have sysstems clear visual structure.


I did not find any issues with the accuracy of the information in the textbook. The text is intentionally presented in a very reader-friendly style that keeps the content from being bogged down with IT jargon, but still explains the IT concepts very well. The overall structure and organization of the text is excellent.

Prices will be lower on staple items. The text is not culturally offensive in any way. As always, topics remain consistent, but students love the currency and cutting-edge coverage that wraps durable management concepts.

Overall the chapter order and organization is logical and structured well. The text was not culturally insensitive or offensive.

The textbook does cover the basics that other MIS textbooks cover: Very well written objectives for each sub-chapter, and good use of formatting to give additional meaning and structure to the content. This one is not which makes is very easy to read.

The textbook is very well put together. And a huge and heart-felt thanks to all of the faculty, alumni, practitioners, and students who have supported this work and continue to fuel its success.

However, the nature of the content suggests that updates will be systematically required in order to maintain content relevance and accuracy. University of Minnesota Xystems Publishing.

Content is accurate and up-to-date. Reviewed by dzhu iastate.