Equip students with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today as the brief FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9th edition covers the latest developments and their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. In addition to an emphasis on IS-related careers, this edition covers business intelligence, cloud computing, e-commerce, enterprise systems, mobile computing, and systems acquisition. Student examine computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism as well as the most current research on big data, analytics, global IS, and social networking. Students discover how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs as they explore artificial intelligence, change management, consumerization of information systems, data governance, energy and environmental concerns, Internet censorship, virtual teams, and more. Powerful new interactive online multimedia resources, including MindTap, strengthen the book's approach.