CIS 636 Global Information Systems

(3-0-3) Integration of current information technology issues in an international context. The contemporary global organization must effectively integrate information technology and communication technology into its activities. These technologies are increasingly fundamental to an expanding range of activities within the organization. This integration must include the managerial, operating, and strategic dimensions of the organization's information systems with an awareness of cultural diversity. Includes international logistics, worldwide communications networks and standards, collaboration mechanisms, systems integration, adapting the information infrastructure across international boundaries and global management issues.