The major objective of this book is to provide not only a foundation for understanding information technology in the context of today's business sphere, but also to impart the necessary skills for solving a range of information-based problems in today's competitive environment. Provides students with a basic understanding of technologies used in information systems. Helps to understand the skills needed to manage and use information technology in changing technological and organizational settings. Provides basic concept about the role of information technology in decision making. Identifies strategies, policies, and procedures for effective management of information system.