Piccoli's Information Systems for Managers offers an engaging, non-academic style and actionable frameworks to help managers envision how to develop value added IT-dependent strategic initiatives. The version with cases offers an "all in one" book to choose different cases. Each case has extensive notes prepared by the author to help teach a meaningful course. Part III on "The Strategic use of IS" offers unique and useful frameworks that MBAs will be able to put into practice. Two versions provide flexibility and additional chapters on ERP and Business Intelligence/Analytics ad value. The text is well-written with clear examples of the theories and frameworks it introduces as well as great business cases that can be used for discussion to better educate about a subject that is vital to successful managers in the future.