Course Info

IS 370: IT Applications in Business

An exploration of applications of Information Technology within business and non-profit organizations, with emphasis upon the following topics: ways managers, work groups, and organizations acquire and use information; typical business applications and their deployment in organizations; and information flows within common business systems. Additional topics include the role and structure of supply chains, IT support for Web-enabled enterprises, and global considerations for information system design. Coverage also includes standards for software acquisition, including evaluation of commercial software products. An introduction to the major principles of decision support and expert systems, business intelligence, and knowledge management, as well as risk, security, and disaster recovery within an organizational setting are also covered. PREREQUISITE(S): IS 215 or IS 201