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This book is a step in the tallaugher direction in engaging students and helping them realize how exciting IT can be. The text is clear and consistent, well edited, and written in a single voice. There is a very thorough table of contents see Interface sectionthe chapters are nicely sub-divided and have a clear visual structure.

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I found the textbook to be quite good. The occasional self-referencing did not warrant elimination of content. The book is very consistent.

This exciting textbook introduces students to the world where tech and business meet. How much is Facebook really worth?

My preference is for text that include a comprehensive glossary and index. Overall these examples are recent and relevant. Reviews Learn more about wystems. Examples illustrating the concepts discussed are consistently boxed in.


I reviewed this book on saylordotorg. In fact an instructor could choose to assign just certain sections or specific articles in the textbook. However, it be prudent to update the business cases along with the content to retain relevancy.

Ivan marked it as to-read Sep 11, Lola marked it as to-read May 05, This is because of how fast the information system field changes.

Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology

The textbook is written in a very reader friendly style. Alma marked it as to-read Apr 29, The author does make a very good effort to make the subject engaging. However, the nature of the content suggests that updates will be systematically required in order to maintain content relevance and accuracy.

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. 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 book is very modular. This text tries to include the up to the minute info. Clear textual gallaughfr image cues help to identify the different subchapters and sections of the text.


Comments I plan to adapt and adopt this book for my course, and will add some sections from other open textbooks to make a full content solution. The text is not culturally insensitive or offensive.

The text is not culturally offensive in any way. How did Harrah’s Casino’s become twice as profitable as comparably-sized Caesar’s, enabling the former to acquire the latter? No noticeable navigational issues or ineffective images and charts. Each chapter has multiple sections.

This text covered the concepts it addressed in a substantive manner using a non-technical engaging writing style and exemplary structure. 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 area is just changing very quickly.