Digital Ecosystem Infrastructure

Course 3 of 3: MicroMasters® in Information Systems 12 weeks total 8 – 10 hours each week
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About this course

Cloud computing is a foundational capability for success in business information systems. To be adaptable in the digital environment, businesses need agility, scale, and operating flexibility. Cloud computing applications can fulfill these needs. In this course, you will explore components of network architecture, virtualization, cloud computing models, deployment on the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Enroll now to learn the advantages of cloud computing in a business environment and the impact of cloud computing on information technology.

What you’ll learn

  • How cloud computing is impacting IT in organizations
  • Fundamentals of network and application architecture
  • Fundamentals of various cloud-computing service and deployment models including Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Security, risk, and governance challenges related to cloud computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential for business impact

Who can take this course?

Unfortunately, learners from one or more of the following countries or regions will not be able to register for this course: Iran, Cuba and the Crimea region of Ukraine. While edX has sought licenses from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to offer our courses to learners in these countries and regions, the licenses we have received are not broad enough to allow us to offer this course in all locations. EdX truly regrets that U.S. sanctions prevent us from offering all of our courses to everyone, no matter where they live.

Meet Your Instructors

Alan Dennis

Professor of Information Systems, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University
Alan R. Dennis is Professor of Information Systems and holds the John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He was named a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems in 2012. Professor Dennis has written more than 150 research papers, and has won numerous awards for his research and teaching.

Bipin Prabhakar

Clinical Professor of Information Systems, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University
Dr. Bipin Prabhakar is Chair of Information Systems Graduate Programs and Clinical Professor of Information Systems in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He holds the Fettig/Whirlpool Fellowship. Dr. Prabhakar’s teaching expertise is in the areas of IT Architecture, Cloud Computing, Information Systems Security and ERP Systems. He teaches in the M.S. in Information Systems (MSIS) Program Core, the full-time MBA/MSIS joint degree program Information Systems core, the MSIS concentration in Digital Enterprise Systems, Kelley Direct MBA and MS programs, and Kelley School of Business Executive Education programs.
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Tom Gregory

Director, Institute for Digital Enterprise Clinical Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University
Dr. Tom Gregory is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Information Systems in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. In 2017, he and Professor Hillol Bala were appointed Directors of the Institute for Digital Enterprise at the Kelley school, where he works closely with Deloitte, Whirlpool, Salesforce, IBM, and other major corporate partners to strengthen relationships between industry, faculty, and students. Dr. Gregory teaches in the M.S. in Information Systems (MSIS) Program, the full-time MBA program, Kelley Direct MBA and MS programs, Kelley School of Business Executive Education programs, as well as undergraduate information systems courses.
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Experience Level

Introductory

Learning Partner

Indiana University

Program Type

MicroMasters®

Subject

Business & Management
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