Cases on Database Technologies and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599044013
  • ISBN-13: 9781599044019
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 292 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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The fields of database applications and research have seen many advances in techniques and technologies, which has created an explosion in database technology use in all types of organizations. Many of these organizations have been successful in the utilization of database technologies, but others have failed. These successes and failures can help systems professionals and students achieve success in the design and application of database technologies.

Cases on Database Technologies and Applications presents many real-life examples and experiences of those involved in database research and database technology applications and management. It includes a wide range of the most current development, design and analysis of databases, and assists practitioners and students alike in learning about emerging issues, problems, and challenges in developing database applications without pitfalls.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Cases on Information Technology Series.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: LIBNET: A Case Study in Information Ownership and Tariff Incentives in a Collaborative Library Database.
2: Evolution of an Executive Information System: The Replenishment Data Warehouse at JeansWear.
3: The Algos Center: Information Systems in a Small Non-Profit Organization.
4: Isobord's Geographic Information System (GIS) Solution.
5: Information Technology in the Practice of Law Enforcement.
6: Implementing Relational Database Systems: Implications for Administrative Cultures and Information Resource Management.
7: Public Sector Data Management in a Developing Economy.
8: The Benefits of Data Warehousing at Whirlpool.
9: Developing a Homegrown Course Management System: Community/Course Action/Interaction Management System (CAMS©).
10: Deliberate and Emergent Changes on a Way Toward Document Management.
11: Implementing a Data Mining Solution for an Automobile Insurance Company: Reconciling Theoretical Benefits with Practical Considerations.
12: Long-Term Evolution of a Conceptual Schema at a Life Insurance Company.
13: Designing a First-Iteration Data Warehouse for a Financial Application Service Provider.
14: A Case Study of One IT Regional Library Consortium: VALE—Virtual Academic Library Environment.
15: Prudential Chamberlain Stiehl: The Evolution of an IT Architecture for a Residential Real Estate Firm, 1996–2001.
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