Course details

Information Systems

IIS Acad. year 2020/2021 Winter semester 4 credits

An information system as a special case of a system. Kinds of information systems OLAP and OLTP. History of information systems. The technology of information system with a relational database system building. Internet type of information system. The technology of client and server programming (JavaScript and PHP). The technology of XML language.


Deputy Guarantor

Burget Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Language of instruction



Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 13 hrs projects

Assessment points

51 exam, 19 mid-term test, 30 projects




Dvořák Tomáš, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Hynek Jiří, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Kövári Adam, Mgr. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Ability to model especially economic reality in the information system. Ability and knowledge to implement information systems under database technologies in the internet environment.

Learning objectives

To obtain a common overview of information system branch. To get a basic knowledge of information systems based on the relational database technology. To get a basic knowledge of communication part of IS based on internet technology.

Why is the course taught

Efficient access to information is crucial not only in business management, but in virtually all areas of human activity. The  course provides a comprehensive overview of methods of analysis and design of information systems, as well as current technologies used for their implementation.


Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

relational database theory, computer networks and protocols

Study literature

  • BRUCKNER, Tomáš et al. Tvorba informačních systémů: principy, metodiky, architektury. Praha: Grada, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4153-6. (in Czech).
  • Tuček, J.: Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe., Computer Press Brno 1998, 424 str., ISBN 80-7226-091-X. (in Czech).
  • McLeod, R.: Management Information Systems, Prentice Hall International London 1998, 655 str., ISBN 0-13-896101-8
  • Kompletní sada opor v elektronické podobě s textovým vyhledáváním (in Czech).

Fundamental literature

  • BASL, Josef a Roman BLAŽÍČEK. Podnikové informační systémy: podnik v informační společnosti. 3., aktualiz. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2012, 323 s. ISBN 978-80-247-4307-3. (in Czech).
  • SODOMKA, Petr. Informační systémy v podnikové praxi. 2006. vyd. Brno : Computer Press, a.s., 2006. 351 s. ISBN 80-251-1200-4. (in Czech).
  • LAUDON, Jane P., LAUDON, Kenneth C. Management Information Systems : Managing the Digital Firm. 10th edition. [s.l.] : Pearson Education, 2008. 736 s. ISBN 0132415798.
  • Pokorný, J.: Databázové systémy a jejich použití v informačních systémech, Academia Praha 1992, 313 str., ISBN 80-200-0177-8. (in Czech).

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Information and information system, basic terms, model and its presentation, classification.
  2. Consistence, basic data structures, structure, collection, object.
  3. Serialization - basic formats.   
  4. Serialization - markup languages SGML/XML (DTD)   
  5. Serialization - XML, DOM
  6. Visualization - HTML, XPath, XSLT.
  7. Visualization - extended, DOM manipulation, JavaScript, client JavaScript.
  8. Server - PHP, information systems application on server, database connection.
  9. Information Systems Architecture - distributed information systems. 
  10. OLTP - processes and their models, transactions.
  11. The methodology of OLTP information system design, three-tier architecture, example.
  12. OLAP information systems, data warehouses   
  13. Other information systems..

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. Design of an information system according to the specification
  2. Implementation of the designed system on a specified platform

Progress assessment

  • Midterm test - 19 points
  • Project - 30 points
  • Final written exam - 51 points, at least 20 points required
  • At least 25 points must be obtained during the semester

Controlled instruction

Midterm exam, the realization of a project in due dates. In the case of a reported obstacles to submitting the project, the student will be allowed to submit the project in an alternative date.

Exam prerequisites

At least 25 points obtainable during the semester.


Tueexam2021-01-12 A112 A113 D0206 D0207 D105 E104 E112 G108 G202 L314 M103 M104 M105 N103 N104 N105 N203 N204 N205 O204 08:0009:50 3BIT řádná
Tueexam2021-02-02 A112 A113 D0206 D0207 D105 E105 E112 G202 09:0010:50 3BIT 2. oprava
Tueexam2021-01-12 A112 A113 D0206 D0207 D105 E104 E112 G108 G202 L314 M103 M104 M105 N103 N104 N105 N203 N204 N205 O204 10:0011:50 3BIT řádná
Wedexam2021-01-27 A112 A113 E104 G202 M103 M104 M105 N103 N104 N105 N203 N204 N205 O204 09:0010:50 3BIT 1. oprava
Thulecturelectures D0206 D105 15:0016:50 3BIT
Thulecture1., 2., 4., 5., 6., 7., 8., 9., 10., 11. of lectures D105v 15:0016:50YT, ZP ?

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 3rd year of study, Compulsory
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 3rd year of study, Compulsory
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