IT management and staff are called upon to perform the almost-impossible tasks of evaluating, purchasing, integrating, and maintaining complex IT systems, and directing these systems to meet the ever-changing goals of an organization. Add to that the spending restraints of a down economy, and IT managers find themselves in need of a thoughtful, real-world guide that can maximize resources and bring efficiency to often chaotic environments. IS Management Handbook, Eighth Edition details how IT professionals can align people, information, and technology with the strategic goals of an organization. The handbook offers technical and business insight from dozens of leading names from the technology sector, with a major focus on maximizing the performance of existing resources during tough economic times. The handbook provides the information that allows IT managers to effectively organize people and processes, and efficiently integrate and maintain infrastructure, applications, support systems, e-business tools, and databases.Introduction. The first few years of the new millennium have been a challenging time for the information technology (IT) manager. ... of globally ubiquitous access to distributed applications continue to be strong drivers of new business solutions and organizational change. ... The 70 chapters in this 8th edition of the IS Management Handbook have been selected with the objective of helping our targetanbsp;...
|Title||:||IS Management Handbook, 8th Edition|
|Author||:||Carol V. Brown, Heikki Topi|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2003-06-26|