A selection of key learning resources from the thousands of ebooks available
Basic business statistics by Berenson, M., & Levine, DExtending the teaching foundation of the previous editions, Basic Business Statistics uses a real-world focus. This allows students to visualise how the content can be applied to people and businesses in reality, helping take them look beyond concepts to visualise the theory in a tangible framework. Using language that is more accessible--but no less authoritative--students can spend more time learning the theories with local examples and a variety of features
Building the Agile Business Through Digital Transformation by Neil Perkin; Peter AbrahamHow can businesses transform to achieve competitive advantage in a digital-enabled world? How can managers and leaders create a culture that supports lasting change through these transformations? Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation is an in-depth guide for all those needing to better understand, implement and lead digital transformation in the workplace.
Publication Date: 2021
Fundamentals of Information Systems by Ralph Stair; George ReynoldsGain an overview of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today as the concise, nine-chapter FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9th edition combines the latest research with the most current coverage available. The book addresses analytics; big data; business intelligence; cloud computing; cybercrime and information system security; e-commerce; enterprise systems; ethical, legal, and social issues of information systems; mobile computing solutions; and systems acquisition and development.
Business Information Systems by Paul Beynon-DaviesThis textbook offers students a systematic guide to how information systems underpin organisational activity in today's global information society, covering everything from ICT infrastructure and the digital environment to electronic marketing, mobile commerce and design thinking. While academically rigorous and underpinned by the author's deep knowledge of the subject, an engaging writing style combined with extensive pedagogical features, cases and innovative examples from around the world ensure that the text remains accessible to those approaching the topic for the first time. Taking an approach that views businesses as complex systems, the book illustrates how valuable systems thinking can be in our everyday working lives, while theoretical ideas are always supported by examples of their application in the real world. This text is the ideal course companion for all students studying business information systems or management information systems modules at undergraduate, postgraduate or MBA level. New to this Edition: - New coverage of key contemporary topics, including big data, analytics, cloud computing, the internet of things, blockchain and bitcoin, green IS, ethics, and cyber security. - Brand new chapters on Mobile Commerce and Social Media, and Designing Digital Organisation (design thinking). - A revised concluding chapter considering contemporary technological trends, as well as reflections and predictions for future innovations.
Publication Date: 2019
Cybersecurity by Duane C. WilsonAn accessible guide to cybersecurity for the everyday user, covering cryptography and public key infrastructure, malware, blockchain, and other topics. It seems that everything we touch is connected to the internet, from mobile phones and wearable technology to home appliances and cyber assistants. The more connected our computer systems, the more exposed they are to cyber attacks--attempts to steal data, corrupt software, disrupt operations, and even physically damage hardware and network infrastructures. In this volume of the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, cybersecurity expert Duane Wilson offers an accessible guide to cybersecurity issues for everyday users, describing risks associated with internet use, modern methods of defense against cyber attacks, and general principles for safer internet use. Wilson describes the principles that underlie all cybesecurity defense- confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, authorization, and non-repudiation (validating the source of information). He explains that confidentiality is accomplished by cryptography; examines the different layers of defense; analyzes cyber risks, threats, and vulnerabilities; and breaks down the cyber kill chain and the many forms of malware. He reviews some online applications of cybersecurity, including end-to-end security protection, secure ecommerce transactions, smart devices with built-in protections, and blockchain technology. Finally, Wilson considers the future of cybersecurity, discussing the continuing evolution of cyber defenses as well as research that may alter the overall threat landscape.
Publication Date: 2021
Achieving Organizational Agility, Intelligence, and Resilience Through Information Systems by Hakikur Rahman (Editor)As technology continues to be a ubiquitous force that propels businesses to success, it is imperative that updated studies are continuously undertaken to ensure that the most efficient tools and techniques are being utilized. In the current business environment, organizations that can improve their agility and business intelligence are able to become much more resilient and viable competitors in the global economy. Achieving Organizational Agility, Intelligence, and Resilience Through Information Systems is a critical reference book that provides the latest empirical studies, conceptual research, and methodologies that enable organizations to enhance and improve their agility, competitiveness, and sustainability in order to position them for paramount success in today's economy. Covering topics that include knowledge management, human development, and sustainable development, this book is ideal for managers, executives, entrepreneurs, IT specialists and consultants, academicians, researchers, and students.
Publication Date: 2021
Cloud Computing Basics by Anders LisdorfUnderstand what the cloud is and how it differs from traditional on-premise solutions Gain a fundamental cloud vocabulary and learn how to translate between it and the terms used by different vendors Know the main components of the cloud and how they are used Be aware of the vendors in the cloud market, their strengths and weaknesses, and what to expect from them
AJIS publishes high quality contributions to theory and practice in the global Information Systems (IS) discipline based on innovative and novel approaches and topics. It is particularly interested in IS knowledge drawn from or applied to Australasia.
Produced by the World Bank, provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. Indicators are comparable across 175 economies. Regulatory costs of business can be used to analyse specific regulations that enhance or constrain investment, productivity and growth.
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