Columbia University Library
Information Technology for Management by Turban, Volonino & Wood engages students with up-to-date coverage of the most important IT trends today. Over the years, this leading IT textbook had distinguished itself with an emphasis on illustrating the use of cutting edge business technologies for achieving managerial goals and objectives. The 9th ed continues this tradition with coverage of emerging trends in Mobile Computing and Commerce, IT virtualization, Social Media, Cloud Computing and the Management and Analysis of Big Data along with advances in more established areas of Information Technology. The book prepares students for professional careers in a rapidly changing and competitive environment by demonstrating the connection between IT concepts and practice more clearly than any other textbook on the market today. Each chapter contains numerous case studies and real world examples illustrating how businesses increase productivity, improve efficiency, enhance communication and collaboration, and gain competitive advantages through the use of Information Technologies.