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2008-10-07: Important Note: This is page is for the HT 2007 (!) section of the lecture.
For the ongoing HT 2008 section, please see http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GWI-HT2008.


2007-12-18: The slides for unit 12 are now online.
2007-12-11: The video recording of unit 11 is now online.
2007-11-27: The example of an EPC on slide 31 of unit 7 has been improved; see here for a more consistent example: Slide 31
2007-11-11: The slides for unit 7 are now online.
2007-11-07: The department library WOW has acquired 30 (!) copies of the Hansen/Neumann textbook.
2007-11-06:
The video recording of unit 6 is now online.
2007-11-05: The slides for unit 6 are now online. Apologies for the delay.
2007-10-31: The video recording of unit 5 is now online.
2007-10-26: The slides for unit 5 and the exact time and classrooms for the exam are available now.
2007-10-25: The video recording of unit 4 is now online. 
2007-10-24: The final date for the exam is January 18, 2008. The exam will take place in combination with the exam in Accounting.
2007-10-20: The slides for unit 4 are now online.
2007-10-19: The video recordings have been moved to a new server and will now run in any browser with a Flash plug-in.
2007-10-18: Following a request by the Dean of Studies, the combined exam for this class and the accounting class will be rescheduled to the Winter trimester.
2007-10-17: The video recordings of units 2 and 3 are now online (see below for details).
2007-10-16: Following a discussion with the student representative of the current class, the slides for each unit will now usually be provided on the Friday night preceeding the respective lecture. This is meant to support you in preparing for the upcoming unit.

Learning Goals


This class will explain the use of computer technology for business purposes. Students will learn how IT and the organizational perspective on enterprises mutually influence each other, and how this can be exploited for more efficient business operations. Also, the foundations of computer hardware, software engineering, and typical business applications will be introduced. Eventually, students will learn to use computer technology effectively and efficiently for business purposes. They will understand the transformation of the business world currently in progress and be well prepared for a career in today's dynamic and global economy.

General Information


Lecture 

Tuesdays, 13:15 - 14:45, Auditorium Maximum (Building 33)

Tutorial and Exercises (Begin: October 17, 2007!)

a) Wednesdays, 11:30 – 13:00, Building 33 Room 2401
b) Thursdays, 09:45 - 11:15, Building 43 Room 4/126
c) Thursdays, 15:00 - 16:30, Building 33 Room 2216
d) Thursdays, 16:45 - 18:15, Building 33 Room 2116

Exam

Date: January 18, 2008 (in combination with the exam in Accounting).
Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Classroom: Building 35 R, rooms 1210 A und 1210 B

Course Web Page: 

http://www.heppnetz.de/teaching/gwi/

Textbooks


  1. Hansen/Neumann: Wirtschaftsinformatik 1. Grundlagen und Anwendungen, 9. Auflage, Lucius & Lucius/UTB
  2. Hansen/Neumann: Wirtschaftsinformatik 2. Informationstechnik, 9. Auflage, Lucius & Lucius/UTB
  3. Wigand/Mertens/Bodendorf/König/Picot/Schumann: Introduction to Business Information Systems, Springer, 2003

Schedule and Materials


WI1 = Hansen/Neumann: Wirtschaftsinformatik 1; WI2 = Hansen/Neumann: Wirtschaftsinformatik 2; IBIS = Wigand et al: Introduction to Business Information Systems. Relevant are all materials from units 1 - 11.

Unit 1: Introduction (Oct 2)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 3-20, 101-150; IBIS, pp. 1-10

Additional reading: Leonard E. Read: “I, Pencil. My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read”, Dec. 1958
Web version: http://www.econlib.org/library/Essays/rdPncl1.html,
PDF version: http://www.fee.org/pdf/books/I,%20Pencil%202006.pdf



Unit 2: Central Processing Units (Oct 9)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 21-60; WI2, pp. 6-91; IBIS, pp. 11-17


Unit 3: Storage and Data Structures (Oct 16)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI2, pp. 93-211, 387-515; IBIS, pp. 55-78


Unit 4: Input and Output Devices (Oct 23)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI2, pp. 213-300


Unit 5: Software (Oct 30)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI2, pp. 301-385; IBIS, pp. 20-31


Unit 6: Networks, Data Interchange, and the Internet (Nov 6)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI2, pp. 517-749; IBIS, pp. 34-51


Unit 7: Design, Development, Deployment, and Operations of Information Systems (Nov 13)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 151-322; IBIS, pp. 169-194


Unit 8: Office Applications (Nov 20)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 323-523


Unit 9: Enterprise Applications (Nov 27)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 525-605; IBIS, pp. 93-168


Unit 10: Supply Chain Applications and E-Business (Dec 4)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 607-770; IBIS pp 161-167; Thome/Schinzer/Hepp: Electronic Commerce und Electronic Business. Mehrwert durch Integration und Automation, 3rd edition, Vahlen, Munich 2005, Chapter 1.


Unit 11: Management Support Systems (Dec 11)

Slides as PDF: 6 slides per page or 2 slides per page
Reading assignment: WI1, pp. 771-835; IBIS, pp. 197-222


Unit 12: Exam Review (Dec 18)

Slides as PDF: 2 slides per page
Relevant are all materials from units 1 - 11.
Video Recordings

(Should now work from within and outside of the University network; requires a Flash plug-in)

Video recording of unit 2
Video Recording of Unit 2

Video recording of unit 3
Video Recording of Unit 3

Video recording of unit 4
Video Recording of Unit 4

Video recording of unit 4
Video Recording of  the Unit 4 - Second Part

Video recording of unit 4
Video Recording of Unit 5

Video recording of unit 6
Video Recording of Unit 6

Video recording of unit 7
Video Recording of Unit 7

Video recording of unit 8
Video Recording of Unit 8

Video recording of unit 9
Video Recording of Unit 9

Video recording of unit 10
Video Recording of Unit 10

Video recording of unit 11
Video Recording of Unit 11

Tutorial


Please find the slides for the tutorial (held by Alexander Richter) below.

Tutorial 1: PDF
Tutorial 2: PDF
Tutorial 3: PDF
Tutorial 4: PDF
Tutorial 5: PDF
Tutorial 6: PDF
Tutorial 7: PDF