Research Issues in Systems Analysis and Design, Databases and Software Development (Google eBook)

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Siau, Keng
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Apr 30, 2007 - Computers - 286 pages
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New Concepts such as agile modeling, extreme programming, knowledge management, and organizational memory are stimulating new research ideas amoung researchers, and prompting new applications and software. Revolution and evolution are common in the areas of information systemsdevelopment and database. Research Issues in Systems Analysis is a collection of the most up-to-date research-oriented chapters on information systems development and database.

Research Issues in Systems Analysis and Design, Databases and Software Development is designed to provide the understanding of the capabilities and features of new ideas and concepts in the information systems development, database, and forthcoming technologies. The chapters in this innovative publication provide a representation of top notch research in all areas of systems analysis and design and database.

  

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Contents

Preface
Chapter I Agile Software Development in Practice
Chapter II Understanding Agile Software Extreme Programming and Agile Modeling
Chapter III Adaptation of an Agile Information System Development Method
A Refinement Equivalence Approach
Chapter V On the Use of ObjectRole Modeling for Modeling Active Domains
Chapter VI Method Chunks to Federate Development Processes
Chapter VII Modeling and Analyzing Perspectives to Support Knowledge Management
Chapter VIII Modality of Business Rules
How a Structured Approach Helps to Identify Conceptual Mismatch
A Brief Look at Organizational Memory Management
About the Contributors
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Keng Siau is the Chair of the Department of Business and Information Technology at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1996. His M.Sc. and B.Sc. (honors) degrees are in Computer and Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore. The University of British Columbia and the National University of Singapore are consistently ranked as two of the top 50 universities in the world (e.g., U.S. News & World Report, QS World University Rankings, Times Higher Education World University Rankings). Prior to joining the Missouri University of Science and Technology in June 2012, he was the Edwin J. Faulkner Chair Professor and Full Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He was also the Director of the UNL-IBM Global Innovation Hub. Professor Siau is the Vice President of Education for the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and serves on the Board of Partnership for Advancing Computing Education (PACE). He is also the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Database Management, North America Regional Editor for the Requirements Engineering journal, and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Advances in Database Research series. Professor Siau has more than 250 academic publications. According to the ISI Web of Science and Google Scholar, he has more than 1700 and 5500 citation counts respectively. His h-index, according to Harzing's Publish or Perish, is 38. In 2011, he was ranked as one of the top researchers in his field based on h-index and productivity rate. In 2006, he was ranked as one of the top ten e-commerce researchers in the world (Arithmetic Rank of 7, Geometric Rank of 3). In 2006, the citation count for his paper "Building Customer Trust in Mobile Commerce" is ranked in the top 1% within the field as reported by Essential Science Indicators. His research has been funded by NSF, IBM, and other IT organizations. Professor Siau has received numerous teaching, research, service, and leadership awards. He received the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Distinguished Teaching Award and the College of Business Administration Distinguished Teaching Award in 2001. He was awarded the Organizational Leadership Award in 2000 and the Outstanding Leader Award in 2004 by the Information Resources Management Association. He received the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration Research Award in 2005. He is a recipient of the prestigious International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Outstanding Service Award in 2006, the IBM Faculty Awards in 2006 and 2008, and the IBM Faculty Innovation Award in 2010. [Editor]

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