Network Oriented Information Systems

Professors Vassiliki Koufi
Course category CSM/IS
Course ID DS-513
Credits 5
Lecture hours 3 hours
Lab hours 2 hours
Digital resources View on Aristarchus (Open e-Class)

Learning Outcomes

The aim of this course is to explain the nature and basic characteristics of the Information Systems that are run and managed over a network. With the completion of the course, the student will be in position:

  • to understand and become familiar with the key aspect for the design and development of network-oriented information systems.
  • to know the main characteristics of the information systems, the required interfaces and the approaches to realize the network-oriented aspect of such information systems.
  • to be able to implement network-oriented information systems, by utilizing programming techniques and methods.

Course Contents

  • Information Systems and Networks.
  • Portals, Middleware, Integration, Enterprise Application Integration, Enterprise Service Bus.
  • Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, SOA governance.
  • Organizational change, the impact of integrated network oriented IS on organizations.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning applications, Customer Relationship Management systems, Supply Chain Management solutions, e-business applications.

Moreover, the EVDOXOS system is utilized to provide additional useful information to the students as well as exercises that respond to the corresponding thematic topics / sessions covered by the course.

Recommended Readings

  • Papazoglou M. P. (2008): Web Services: Principles and Technology, Pearson, Prentice Hall.
  • Josuttis N. (2007): SOA in Practice, O’Reilly.