• Unit 6: Information Systems in Society and the World

    The reach of information systems extends well beyond the world of business. Today it is nearly as easy to communicate with someone on the other side of the world as it is to talk to someone next door. New technologies create situations that society has never dealt with before. How do we handle the unique capabilities that these technologies enable? Will societies need new laws or social mores to protect us from ourselves regarding technology?

    We will conclude with a look at the future of MIS. After studying the security issues and failures of various systems, the outlook can seem bleak. Wherever there is a problem in MIS, there are opportunities to find profitable solutions.

    Completing this unit should take you approximately 13 hours.

    • 6.1: Globalization

    • 6.2: Ethical and Legal Implications of Information Systems

    • 6.3: The Future of MIS

      • Unit 6 Assessment

        • Receive a grade