Information Technology Example: DatabasesMIS DivisionSauder School of BusinessUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouver, British Columbia, CanadaCredits: Professor Jai-Yeol SonRelevant Textbook ChaptersChapter 7.1 and Plug-In T5.Regarding Plug-In T5The textbook you purchased should comeThe textbook you purchased should come with a password that allows you to download Plug-In chapters from the publisher’s web site.2COMM 391, Sauder School, UBCAgendaMotivationDatabase conceptsEntity-relationship diagramsPart IMotivation
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