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Computer Information Systems & Business Analytics

This guide will help students and faculty research topics in Computer Information Systems & Business Analytics (CISBAN)

Frequently used resources for CIS & BAN research

Connecting to JMU Libraries from off-campus

JMU students, faculty, and staff can use electronic resources from off-campus via one of these two methods.

Most of our resources will ask you to log in as a JMU user through the browser (OpenAthens).

But a few resources are restricted to JMU's WifF network and require Pulse Secure. When they do, databases will have a little black square with a green S next to the name.

New titles on CIS & BAN topics

Cloud Computing and Virtualization

Covers cloud computing concepts, security concern in clouds and data centers, live migration and its importance for cloud computing, and the role of firewalls in domains with particular focus on virtual machine (VM) migration and its security concerns. 

Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS)

A clear, complete, practical, and hands-on introduction to the world's leading cloud platform -- a perfect resource for everyone who needs to understand AWS, whatever their previous IT background.

Networking Fundamentals

Covers everything you need to know about network infrastructures, hardware, protocols, and services to gain the Networking Fundamentals MTA Certification.

IBM: The rise and fall and reinvention of a global icon

For decades, IBM shaped the way the world did business. The company has gone through both failure and success, surviving flat lining revenue and forced reinvention.

After Net Neutrality

This short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet.

Business Data Science: Combining Machine Learning and Economics to Optimize, Automate, and Accelerate Business Decisions

Use machine learning to understand your customers, frame decisions, and drive value. Business Data Science takes you through the steps of using machine learning to implement best-in-class business data science.

Internet of Things

This book covers the main pillars of the IoT world (Connectivity, Discoverability, and Security/Privacy), providing a comprehensive look at the current technologies, procedures, and architectures.

Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics in the Cloud

In a unique and systematic way, this book discusses the security and privacy aspects of the cloud, and the relevant cloud forensics.

Information Systems Management

The book combines and analyzes three key concepts of IS: governance, urbanization and alignment.

Public Safety Networks from LTE To 5G

Explores the gradual changes and transformation in the PSNs from the traditional approaches in communications, and examines the new technologies that have permeated this realm, as well as their advantages. 

Hands-On Big Data Analytics with Pyspark

Learn how to use Spark and the Python API to create high-performance analytics with big data, and discover techniques for testing, immunizing, and parallelizing Spark jobs.

On the End of Privacy

On the End of Privacy explores how literacy is transformed by online technology that lets us instantly publish anything that we can see or hear.

Implementing AWS: Design, Build, and Manage Your Infrastructure

An introduction to serverless computing, its advantages, and the fundamentals of AWS.