About the Author
John Satzinger is a Professor in the Computer Information Systems department at Missouri State University. With more than 15 years of teaching and research experience at leading CIS and MIS university programs, Dr. Satzinger's interests and specialties include systems analysis and design, graphical user interface design, object-oriented development, and database and client-server development. He holds an M.B.A. from Cal Poly University and earned his Ph.D. at the Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Satzinger provides a strong managerial focus and powerful vision for this text.
Robert Jackson is a retired member of the faculty of the Information Systems Department at Brigham Young University. He has researched, published, and taught in the areas of object-oriented systems development, e-commerce, Web systems, project management, and information systems education. Dr. Jackson received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University. He is currently self-employed as a principal in several new e-commerce ventures, where he gets to practice the analysis, design, and business principles contained in his textbooks.
Stephen Burd is an Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico, where he has been teaching courses in management information systems, networks, databases, and hardware/software since 1984. He received his B.A. and M.A. at the University of Baltimore, and his Ph.D. from Purdue University. Dr. Burd has authored more than seven top-selling textbooks for Course Technology and brings significant traditional strengths and industry knowledge to this text.