This course will provide an overall vision, framework and pedagogy to understanding information systems in the workplace. It will provide students an essential core of guiding Information Systems principles to use as they face the career challenges ahead. The application of these principles to solve real-world problems is driven home throughout each class. The ultimate goal of the course is to develop effective, thinking, action-oriented employees by instilling them with principles to help guide their decision making actions. In addition, the course will give students exposure to a number of online Web 2.0 tools. The goal is to allow students the opportunity to experience first hand how these tools could be effective communication devices for collaboration in business today.