This course focuses on the interrelationships and methods used by information systems groups to meet the information needs of enterprises. The course starts with an examination of the basics of enterprises information needs: the role of the value chain, the profit paradigm, and information infrastructure flows are explored. Then attention turns role of software methods, programming and security as supporting technologies. Topics include enterprise systems, commerce systems, project management, sourcing decisions, IT risk management, services and operations performed. PREREQUISITE(S): IT 215 or SE 325.