Results: 3 Open Textbooks
  • Information Systems

    Author(s): Richard T. Watson

    Updated: Jan 10, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON JUNE 1, 2022 AS IT NO LONGER MEETS OUR QUALITY STANDARDS. AFTER THIS DATE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THE TEXTBOOK IN THE OER BY DISCIPLINE DIRECTORY. Students need to understand systems and the systems concept, and they need to understand the role of ICT in enabling systems. Students will learn the characteristics of good systems (e.g., intuitive, likable, error-resistant, fast, flexible, and the like). Knowing the characteristics of good systems will permit student...[more]

  • Cellular Internet of Things for Practitioners

    Author(s): Reza Vahidnia, BCIT, F. John Dian, BCIT

    Updated: Oct 1, 2021

    Description: This book describes the simplified architecture of an IoT network from the core functional perspective and then presents step-by-step procedures to establish a connection between the IoT device and platform. It practically shows how to connect a cellular IoT module to the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub using the LTE-M technology.

  • IoT Use Cases and Technologies

    Author(s): F. John Dian, R. Vahidnia; BCIT

    Updated: Oct 1, 2021

    Description: The phrase “Internet of Things" (IoT) alludes to the billions of physical devices connected to the Internet in order to exchange raw data and analyze the information. This book introduces the IoT use cases and technologies. It uses practical examples to demonstrate the effect of IoT and its potential to change our world, and it discusses the existing wired and wireless communication technologies that have enabled IoT. The book also includes multiple choice and review questions to support studen...[more]

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