This book is packed with expert advice from eminent IT professionals, indepth analysis and practical examples. It presents a detailed functioning of hardware components. Besides covering the software concepts, a broad overview of IT fundamentals, management information systems, database management systems, online analytical processing, enterprise resource planning, e-commerce, system analysis and design, decision support systems, geographic information systems, etc has also been included. This book is presented as:
Chapter I provides an overview of the history of computers and information technology basic concepts.
Chapter II describes how information systems are carried out using by the managerial levels and people.
Chapter III introduces the e-commerce concepts and types, advantages and disadvantages.
Chapter IV describes how a system interacts with analysis and development design.
Chapter V provides a base for the enterprise resource planning concept and implementation in various organizations.
Chapter VI gives fundamentals of online analytical processing in the business organizations.
Chapter VII deals with data warehousing and data mining along with important concepts.
Chapter VIII provides foundation in field of data base management systems, its role and importance and also network models and types of DBMS.
Chapter IX describes how geographic information systems are working in various functions and establishments.
Chapter X provides a foundation to harness the power of decision support systems.
One should use this book to acquire complete literacy in terms of how data is represented in a computer, how hardware devices are integrated to get desired results, how its compute can be networked for interchanging data and establishing communication.