Global Information Systems

This week we investigate the reasons why organizations increasingly need to consider using global information systems. We also explore some of the problems associated with trying to have one system function across many political and cultural boundaries. The outline presented here is intended to help point out important topics and terms and is not intended to replace the lecture (or the text).

Objectives

Avoiding identity theft online

Reasons for going global

Challenges of Global Information Systems

International Web/Global IS design issues