Business and Management

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

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    The study of management information systems encompasses the interplay of people, processes, and technology within an organizational framework. A comprehensive guide to the design, implementation, and use of computer-based information systems in organizations. The book covers topics such as data management, networking, security, and decision-making support systems. It also explores emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain. Written for both students and professionals, this book provides practical insights and real-world examples of how information systems can improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

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    Fabio Guilherme da Silva is an academic, analyst, and software developer with over 25 years of experience in the field. He obtained a Bachelor's in Mathematics (with a specialisation in Informatics) from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) in 1994, and began working as a software developer and business analyst right away. He worked on projects for numerous companies in Brazil, including giants such as TV Globo, Halliburton, UBS, and the government of the State of Rio de Janeiro. In 2010, he obtained his Master's in Information Systems from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), and in 2015, a Doctorate in Computer Science from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). His research was dedicated to the use of artificial intelligence in games and interactive storytelling, and for both of these latest two degrees, he was awarded a full scholarship from the Brazilian government. During his doctoral degree, he worked as a researcher at ICAD/IGames/VisionLab at PUC-Rio, producing reports that helped win some game copyright infringement cases in court, including one for Zynga. In 2012, he was awarded an Honourable Mention (Interactivity) by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for his work. He then worked as a lecturer at PUC-Rio and FUCAPE Business School before leaving Brazil in 2018 to work for companies in Argentina, Germany, the USA, and the UAE. He currently lives in Portugal where he works as a researcher and assistant professor at the European University of Lisbon, focusing his research and teaching on Artificial Intelligence, Games, and Programming Languages. In addition to his pursuits in Computer Science and IT, Fabio also holds a diploma in International Relations and is fluent in eight languages. In his free time, he enjoys travelling, sports and playing music, having already toured and played in multiple countries in Europe and the Americas.