Founded in 2014, Prospect Press is a Higher Education publishing company serving the Information Systems curriculum. They publish IS textbooks, including introductory, emerging, elective and upper-level course textbooks.
Introduction to Databases and Data Warehouses
Nenad Jukić, Susan Vrbsky, Svetlozar Nestorov
NEW EDITION COMING IN NOVEMBER 2018!
Designed for use in undergraduate and graduate information systems database courses, this is an introductory yet comprehensive text that requires no prerequisites. Its goal is to provide a significant level of database expertise to students. Key features include: -- Covers operational and analytical database systems. Students will learn to design and use operational and analytical databases and will be prepared to apply their knowledge in today’s business environments. -- Provides a theoretical foundation and meaningful hands-on experiences -- The book’s website includes access to the free Web-based data modelling suite ERDPlus designed and developed in conjunction with the text. Students and instructors can use ERDPlus to create ER diagrams, relational schemas, and dimensional models (star schemas.)
Information Systems Project Management, Edition 1.1
A Process and Team Approach
Mark A. Fuller, Joseph S. Valacich, Joey F. George, Christoph Schneider
NEW EDITION COMING IN OCTOBER 2018!
This text recognizes that project management is a complex team-based activity where various types of technologies are an inherent part of the project management process. The author team has decades of experience in teaching and in the high tech sector. They offer students the knowledge and skills necessary to productively manage IS projects in today’s technology-driven global economy. Key features include: -- Style and pedagogy consistent with this author team’s best-selling books for other IS courses. -- A learn-by-doing approach that engages students in managing a project as part of the class. -- A focus on technologies including project management software, group support technology, and organization memory systems.
Information Systems for Managers, Edition 3.1
Gabriele Piccoli, Federico Pigni
NEW EDITION COMING IN JULY 2018!
Information Systems for Managers offers a general introduction to Information Systems as well as focused coverage of the strategic role of information systems in the modern firm, and the design and implementation of IT-department strategic initiatives. Going beyond just a discussion of concepts, Piccoli & Pigni empowers readers to make critical IS strategy decisions and effectively communicate with IS professionals to ensure the successful implementation of their initiatives.
Fundamentals of C# Programming for Information System, Edition 2.0
George C. Philip
Written for introductory programming courses for information systems, Fundamentals of C# Programming for Information Systems provides a solid foundation for building business and other real-world applications. The book discusses programming concepts in the context of familiar practical applications that use graphical user interfaces. Philip employs ample illustrations and examples to support his comprehensive, patient explanations. Hands-on tutorials for Microsoft Visual Studio help students apply and explore what they learn.
Information Systems for Business, Edition 3.0
An Experiential Approach
France Bélanger, Craig Van Slyke, Robert E. Crossler
Designed for the introductory MIS course, Information Systems for Business provides a learner-centered, experiential approach that helps engage students with in-class activities. With this approach, the authors find that students connect more deeply with the material and perform better on exams. In-class discussions become more animated, and class sessions are more enjoyable for both students and instructors. Further, the authors have had great success using this approach in large and small classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The text has been thoughtfully revised to maintain currency. Newly added topics include mobile privacy, two-factor authentication, blockchain, ransomware, polymorphic viruses, bitcoins, data lakes, data analytics, and the relationship between risk management and information security. Examples, cases, and statistics have been updated throughout.
IT Strategy & Innovation, Edition 4.0
James D. McKeen, Heather A. Smith
Designed for MIS courses where the goal is to understand how IT delivers organizational value, this versatile text can be used in IT Strategy, IT Management, and IT Innovation courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. IT Strategy & Innovation focuses on preparing students to tackle issues regarding IT management and strategy in a changing IT environment that is in turn changing organizations. The text combines the experiences and insights of many senior IT managers from leading-edge organizations with thorough academic research to bring important issues in IT management to life and demonstrate how IT strategy is put into action in contemporary businesses.
Information Security, Edition 2.0
Text & Cases
Designed for undergraduate and graduate information systems security courses, Dhillon’s text addresses both the technical and human side of information systems security. This text helps future managers understand the broad range of technical, managerial, ethical, and legal issues related to IS security, and equips them with specific tools and techniques to support effective IS security management.
Mobile App Development for iOS and Android, Edition 2.0
Jakob Iversen, Michael Eierman
This text is an introduction to mobile app development, providing instruction in the basic skills to develop both Android and iPhone/iPad apps. It covers app creation through publication on both platforms. The authors believe the only way to learn a technology is to use it, so the book is structured as a series of tutorials that provide hands-on, step-by-step instruction. Edition 2.0 is completely revised and updated to cover Android Studio and Swift. It introduces AutoLayout for managing layout of iOS apps. The new edition is updated with additional examples to reflect changes to the mobile development landscape over the last three years.
Business Data Communications and IT Infrastructures
Manish Agrawal, Rekha Sharma
This text is designed for a one-semester course in Business Data Communications and IT infrastructures. The IT infrastructure is one of the growth areas of the economy because information exchange is becoming an increasingly important part of people’s lives. This book focuses on providing working knowledge of data communication and IT infrastructure concepts that most students are likely to encounter within the first five years after graduation.
Assembly Programming and Computer Architecture for Software Engineers
Brian R. Hall, Kevin J. Slonka
Hall & Slonka's textbook takes a practical approach readily addressing “why” and “how” questions throughout the text. The first two chapters lay the foundation of computer language and computer architecture. Then, subsequent chapters use assembly programming as the mechanism for gaining a better understanding of computer architecture and software development. The book supports learning on any OS platform — Mac, Windows, and Linux — by providing programming examples for the three most common assemblers in parallel: GAS, MASM, and NASM. The book is based on the x86/x86_64 architecture and also provides a chapter on other common ISAs such as ARM, AVR, RISC-V, and z/Architecture.
Data Management, Edition 6.0
Databases and Organizations
Richard T. Watson
Data Management 6th Edition provides broad coverage of the design and maintenance of computer-based organizational memory. Starting with a managerial perspective, it then takes a deep dive into data modeling and SQL, and then covers advanced data management and the management of organizational data stores. The sixth edition includes new chapters on R, data visualization, text mining, clustering computing, and dashboards.