Information Systems Development and Society
Learn how information technology development has impacted society and its expected future trends.
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This course begins with an overview of the contribution of information systems development in organizations. Various systems development methodologies are discussed such as the systems development life cycle (SDLC), rapid application development (RAD), agile methodologies and lean methodology. This is then followed by an overview of programming basics, programming languages and programming tools that include integrated development environments (IDE) and computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools. The course also touches on effective information systems implementation methodologies. This is then followed by a discussion on the concept of globalization and the benefits and challenges of global firms.
Next, the course discusses the digital divide and the ethical measures being taken to ensure fairness in the implementation and use of information systems. The course sheds light by discussing various ethics codes such as the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Acceptable Use Policies (AUP) agreements. This is then followed by a discussion on various intellectual rights protection such as copyright, creative commons licenses, patents, trademarks and privacy acts. The course goes on to discuss the future trends of management information systems and their impacts at a global, social and personal level. Next, the course expounds more on mobile, wearable and collaborative technology.
You will learn about the impact of information systems on society and the future trends. It describes the current and future trends such as Internet of Things (IoT) and explains the various codes of conduct and laws brought about by the advent of management information systems. This course is a good fit for anyone who wishes to learn more about the impact of information systems on globalization and the future trends. Start this interesting learning journey today.Start Course Now
Information Systems Development
Information Systems Development - Learning Outcomes
Build vs. Buy
Information Systems Development - Lesson Summary
Information Systems in Society
Information Systems in Society - Learning Outcomes
What Is Globalization?
The Global Firm
The Digital Divide
Information Systems Ethics
Patents and Trademarks
Information Systems in Society - Learning Outcomes
The Future of Management Information Systems
The Future of Management Information Systems - Learning Outcomes
Global, Social and Personal
Mobile, Wearable and Collaborative Technology
The Internet of Things
The Future of Management Information Systems - Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the differences between software development methodologies
- Explain the quality triangle concept for developing new products and services
- Describe some of the issues surrounding the development of websites and mobile applications
- Describe the role of information technology in globalization
- Define the digital divide and explain Nielsen’s three stages of the digital divide
- Explain what a code of ethics is and describe the advantages and disadvantages
- Define the term "intellectual property" and explain the protections provided by copyright, patents and trademarks
- Describe the challenges that information technology brings to individual privacy
- Explain the global, social and personal impacts of information systems
- Explain the Internet of Things (IoT) using suitable examples
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