The information system is very good

including exemplary examples:

IS overview
* What are "business information systems"?
* How can IT contribute to the company's success?
* What was IT support like in the past and what could it look like in the future?

IS management, project planning and development processes
* What are the consequences of strategic IT decisions?
* What are the advantages and disadvantages of standard vs. individual software vs. open source software?

Security aspects of IS, risk management, data protection
* How can one protect secret data through cryptography?
* What is biometrics and how does the digital signature work?

Modeling of information systems, IS architecture (ARIS)
* How can very complex information systems be represented in an understandable way in visual models?
* Which properties of a book are so important that they should be stored in a (library) information system?
* How can business processes be modeled?
* How does the storage of data in a database system work?

Support of operational performance processes through ERP systems, SAP, industry programs
* How is warehouse management, inventory management, production and sales supported by an information system?

External information systems and electronic commerce
* Network economics - case study of the book trade, value chains, digital goods, network effects
* Portals, auxiliary and additional services - company portals, search services, web catalogs, virtual communities
* IT support of the product / program, price, distribution and communication policy
* Inter-company information systems - EDI, supply chain management, electronic market systems

unit date Content
1 29.11.2010 Introduction and IS Management, Book Chapter 2
2 06.12.2010 Planning, development and operation of information systems, book chapter 2
3 13.12.2010 Support of operational performance processes through ERP systems, book chapter 4
4 20.12.2010 External Information Systems and Electronic Commerce, Book Chapter 5
5 10.01.2011 External Information Systems and Electronic Commerce, Book Chapter 5