Information Systems (2014/2015)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Barbara Oliboni
Barbara Oliboni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
II sem. dal Mar 2, 2015 al Jun 12, 2015.

Lesson timetable

II sem.
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall I  
Tuesday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM laboratorio Laboratory Alfa from Apr 21, 2015  to Jun 9, 2015
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall I  

Learning outcomes

The main aim of this course is introducing the students to the issues related to the design and use of information systems.
Some notions will be given to students, concerning some organizational and management aspects of information systems within complex organizations.
Moreover, information systems within complex organizations, role-based access control systems, management information systems, workflow systems, and datawarehouse systems will be considered.


- Structure and functions of an information system.
-- Economic, organizational, and management issues.
-- Business Process Reengineering.

- Role-based access control systems.

- Cooperative information systems.
-- Workflow systems.

- Management information systems.

- Decision support systems.
-- Datawarehouse systems.
-- Data mining techniques.

- Multi-channel Information Systems.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Thomas Allweyer BPMN 2.0 - Introduction to the Standard for Business Process Modeling (Edizione 2) Herstellung und Verlag 2010 978-3-8391-4985-0
Matteo Golfarelli, Stefano Rizzi Data Warehouse - Teoria e pratica della progettazione McGraw Hill 2006 9788838662911
G. Bracchi, C. Francalanci, G. Motta Sistemi informativi e aziende in rete McGraw Hill Italia 2001 88 386 088

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and oral test with exercises and questions.